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Reinstalling Windows

I have a Dell Inspiron Laptop and I need to reinstall Windows.  I have my recovery disk and it seems to work when I change the boot order to boot from DVD.  It asked me the basic windows setup questions (language, time, etc) and then gave me an error saying I needed to have drivers and that it couldn't detect any drivers?  It wont let me bypass this step to start my installation of Windows.

Any help would be amazing 😞

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RE: Reinstalling Windows

You need to prepare SATA drivers. Model of Inspiron and version of Windows would help a lot.

You may see Windows Reinstallation Guide/A Clean Install of Windows Vista/7/8.1:


Step 6 and Step 8 in particular.

Dr Philip Yip
Tech Enthusiast and Author of the Unofficial Dell Windows Reinstallation Guide

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