I have formatted the hard drive as wanted it clean, where do i start

  andy63walsh 10:29 25 Sep 2013

Hi. When I try to reinstall windows it says the drive needs to be formatted to NTFS, but when I try convert C: /fs:ntfs it says invalid command prompt, any ideas?

  andy63walsh 10:40 25 Sep 2013

managed it, now it says BOOTMGR is missing??

  northumbria61 10:44 25 Sep 2013

Take a look here BOOTMGR missing

  spuds 10:46 25 Sep 2013

It might help to say what Windows operating system you are using!.

This might help?. click here

  northumbria61 10:48 25 Sep 2013

You could also type BOOTMGR is missing after format into the search box (top right PCA screen)and see loads of posts on this problem.

  andy63walsh 11:02 25 Sep 2013

Done that, now when loading windows 7 i get this message: Where do you want to install windows? in a box it says Disc 0 partition 1 total size 55.9gb free, then the caution sign at the bottom says Setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition. See the setup log files for more information.....No idea what next?

  northumbria61 11:18 25 Sep 2013

Andy - read here enter link description here Using the custom install you get the option to format during the installation

  northumbria61 11:21 25 Sep 2013

Should be under heading - To Install Windows 7 on a Computer Without an Operating System

  andy63walsh 11:30 25 Sep 2013

tried that. no luck, it says Setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition

  northumbria61 11:42 25 Sep 2013

Andy - see here enter link description here

  northumbria61 11:44 25 Sep 2013

And from the Windows 7 forums

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