I also tried "upgrade" from W7 Installation DVD, but it says that I should run this option from inside Windows.
Cd srcdrv cd imdisk echo Begin with d echo.
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Thank you for helping us maintain cnet's great community.And rest of them are in green border.1) Connect your hardrive (via usb preferably) 2) Download 'UnetBootin' and install that program.And type again Diskpart Press Enter 3) in that, type List Disk that will show you the Volume list so select the appropriate Disk by typing Select Disk 0 4) now type again.Goto your Disk Management (Hope you know the Disk Manager) or Type c in Run.I had XP and Vista installed on my primary sata hard drive (on sata0 channel).3) Download an iso version of windows (Make sure its a version you have an activation code for) 4) Choose the iso file in unetbootin 5) Select the hard drive in unet bootin 6) When your ready, click whichever button will start the process.Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links.All bootable partitions should be Primary.Now Windows 7 DVD Tool will Detect your Partition.Now you can see in the 1st Row Disk0 shows as Dark Blue Border, it means it is Primary Partition.If I use the command how to make sira line utility from the same DVD, I can see both my C: and D: partitions are there, with all files, I can see all my directories, I can see Windows folder, Program Files folder etc.There was no space for another operating system, so I added a secondary hard drive (to sata2 channel) and installed Windows 7.So I have one good healthy sata drive, Windows 7 installed on it, but without boot files, because that other (now dead) drive was used to start up the computer.So it will become full black.(you need to delete twice) 2) now in the RUN type CMD (Command Prompt).Pause for y in ( ) do if exist y:look.Echo Now going to d echo.Since I cannot start the Windows, this option isn't for.