Have pirated copy of windows to remove?

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Hello,
I bought a copy of windows 7 online but when I installed it I keep getting a message that it is not geniune.
I have removed ALL microsoft applications but it is still on the machine and I can't get rid of it. I have purchased a genuine copy today but am worried about installing it whilst this rubbish is still there.
I am not very computer literate so am clueless of where to start and any instructions need to be basic!
Thanks


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Just format the hard disk when installing Windows (I believe that is the default) - That should delete everything.

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Hi.
There wouldn't hurt nothing if you just formatted all the drive from the windows disc .
You don't need to delete it before , but anyways -
use GParted and delete everything you see there.
MAKE A BACKUP
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