System reinstall

System installation methods

The meanings of various installation methods are as follows:

● Fresh installation: Install another operating system in addition to the original operating system, that is What we usually call the coexistence of multiple operating systems. If you still want to use the previous operating system, or if you are not so comfortable with the new version of the Windows system, but just want to try it for a while, then the "fresh installation" method is the most ideal.

The advantage of this method is that it is safer and the original system will not be harmed. However, if the new system and the original system are installed on the same disk, the original system will be overwritten and disappear.

When installing the system, deleting the partition where the original system is located will also make the original system disappear. The latter two methods can also achieve the purpose of system reinstallation.

● Upgrade installation: Upgrade the original operating system, such as upgrading from Windows 98 to Windows 2000 or Windows XP. The advantage of this method is that the original programs, data, and settings will not change. There are also fewer hardware compatibility issues. The disadvantage is of course that it is easy to upgrade and difficult to restore.


Since we are considering reinstalling the system, there is no need to upgrade the installation. Generally speaking, there are two situations for reinstalling the system:

1 Passive reinstalling: due to various reasons, such as user misoperation or damage by viruses or Trojan horses, Damaged important files cause errors or even crashes and cannot be started. Naturally, the system has to be reinstalled at this time. Sometimes, although the system is operating normally, an error occurs from time to time. Instead of taking time and effort to find it, it is better to reinstall it.

2 Active reinstallation: Some DIY enthusiasts who like to fiddle with the computer, even if the system is running normally, they will reinstall the system on a regular basis, the purpose is to carry out the bloated system Lose weight, while allowing the system to work in an optimal state.

Reinstallation method

System reinstallation can be divided into Ghost reinstallation, Microsoft system CD reinstallation, and software reinstallation. Ghost reinstallation is the most convenient and simple, and the most common reinstallation. Install system method.

Ghost reinstallation

Ghost reinstallation is the easiest and most convenient way to reinstall the system. Almost all computer stores and repair shops and unofficial system CDs are based on Ghost. For reinstallation, Ghost reinstallation has the advantages of convenient operation, fast reinstallation speed, and simple method.

Ghost reinstallation system is the operating system GHO image downloaded from the Internet, and then use the Ghost tool (usually Onekey Ghost ) To reinstall. The XP file of these mirroring systems is generally more than 600M, Win7 is generally about 3--4G, and Win8 is generally about 3--4G.

Restart and reinstall

This is the most convenient way to reinstall the system. You only need to restart the computer without a USB flash drive or install software. Press and hold a button to reinstall the system. The system is installed. The specific steps are as follows.

Restart the computer, hold down Shift when restarting, and do not let it go. When the prompt to reinstall the system pops up, you can let it go, according to your needs (save the file or not, the error cannot be modified, please choose carefully) Just come and operate.

U disk reinstallation

U disk installation system is currently a more convenient method of reinstalling the system. You only need to download the U disk boot disk creation tool to make the U disk boot disk, and then Just set the U disk to start when you enter the system, and the authoring tool can be downloaded from the Internet.

  1. Download ISO image

  2. Use UltraISO file to write system ISO to U disk.

  3. Adjust the U disk as the first startup item on the BIOS interface (you can also use the computer U disk to start the hotkey).

  4. Insert the U disk and restart the computer, it will automatically enter the installation interface of the installer, just follow the prompts to install.

CD-ROM reinstallation

Using the CD-ROM reinstallation system is the most common method to use, directly use the CD-ROM to directly start and select the reinstallation. First, we set the CD-ROM drive to boot in the BIOS or press the relevant shortcut key to enter the boot menu and select the CD-ROM drive to boot.

Hard disk installation

Download the ISO from the Internet (it is recommended to use the original Microsoft version), and then decompress it to a non-system disk, then run the setup.exe program in it, select advanced during installation, and select the disk Symbol. The work after that is fully automatic and unattended. If the genuine image is installed on the hard disk, the original system disk will not be formatted, but the original files will be moved to the "Windows.old" folder, but the original operating system cannot be returned (the original system does not integrate the driver, so you need Back up the driver in advance, or download the driver installation software (such as driver wizard, 360 driver master) network card version.)

Reinstallation preparation

1. Back up the data on the desktop, including the system disk Other personal documents, etc.

2. Back up IE favorites.

3. To back up the drive in the computer, please use software such as Driver Life, Driver Wizard or 360.

4. Back up personal Internet account and password.

Free CD-ROM installation

Select the system

Everyone knows that the system not only has a disc, but also a Ghost image on the Internet. Most of the pirated system discs used are burned in with mirror images on the Internet.

To reinstall the system, you have to select the system image you want to install. This does not need to be explained in detail. Baidu has a lot of resources, most of the systems used (except servers) are GhostXP_Sp3 (because Microsoft has stopped the patch for the Sp2 version) and Win7 S (there are many versions of Win7, including Home Normal Edition, Home Premium Edition, Professional Edition and Ultimate version and so on...

Note: It is generally recommended to choose 32-bit for configuration, and 64-bit for higher configuration, which is conducive to giving full play to the computer performance. Generally, the size of the XP system image file is 500MB to 700MB (due to many The mirror is not a pure system, some necessary software is installed, so the size is different, it is recommended to use the pure version of the system.) The size of Win7 is 2.0 to 2.3 or even 2.5 GB, and the original version can reach up to 3.19 GB.

Download the system

Put the downloaded image file on a separate local disk (in fact, as long as it is not on the C drive), then use the decompression software to decompress, it is best Unzip to the current folder. Then find One Key Ghost in the unzipped folder (it is recommended to set the display type to icon, so that it is easier to find)...

Restore the system

Find the One Key Ghost file Then double-click to run it, then follow the prompts and restore the image file to the C drive. At this time, your computer will automatically restart and enter the Ghost installation interface automatically. At present, most of the more humane aspects of Ghsot are automated quick installation.

Even offline automatic installation is very simple, which brings a lot of convenience to the novices who can't install the system, and the installation does not need to allocate hard disks and so on. It can quickly return you to a clean system (it is best to format the hard disk when entering the new system for the first time)

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