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How to Clean Install Windows 7 in an Easy Way

Clean install, it means you will install a fresh Windows and remove all the data in your formal system. In this article, you will learn how to clean install of Windows 7 on your PC in an easy way. There are 3 parts in total to finish the work:

Part 1: Make a bootable file to Install Windows 7


  • A usable computer with network
  • Windows 7 ISO file
  • Windows USB/DVD Download Tool
  • USB with 4G free space or blank CD


Step 1: Download Windows 7 ISO file.

Login your Microsoft account then download the Windows 7 ISO file to the location disk.

Step 2: Download and Setup Windows USB/DVD Download Tool.

Go to the Windows USB/DVD Download Tool page, click Download then Run. Then click Next at below picture, the wizard will guide you to install the tool.

Download tool set up wizard

Step 3: Make a bootable file.

Double-click on the icon of Windows USB/DVD Download Tool.

Bootable file icon

Click Browse to choose the ISO file, then Next.

Choose ios file

Tap on the USB device or DVD icon.

Choose media type

Plug-in your DVD or USB drive, then click Begin copying.

Insert usb device

Then the bootable file will start to be created.

Important: Any data you have on this USB drive or DVD will be erased in this process.

Creat bootable usb device

When it is finished, close the window.

Bootable usb device created successfully

Part 2: Set Your Computer to Boot from a USB Device or DVD

Start or restart the computer you want to install Windows 7, press F2 continuously.

Bios home page

Use the 4 arrow keys of your keyboard, navigate to the BIOS Feature tab, move the Hard Drive BBS Priorities then Enter.

Open bios feature

Move your USB drive or DVD to the first position and set it to be the first device to boot from. Then save and exit to restart your PC.

Set usb into first device

Part 3: Install Windows 7 in an Easy Way

Press any key to continue.

Go to start install

Change the installation settings into what you want as below:

Your preference set up

Tap on install now.

Windows 7 install

On this step, you will be asked which type you want to install. For we want to clean install Windows 7, just click on Custom.

Type of installation

Windows will start loading it's files.

Installing windows 7

Wait for several minutes, Windows 7 will install automatically.