Clean install of an installation of Lenovo. DVD: UEFI vs Legacy + installation according to Lenovo Thinkpad user Guide

Machine: T520 purchased February 2012

O.S. W ~ 7 Pro 64-bit

I want to wipe the hard drive, buy a Lenovo W ~ 7 DVD installation of PRO and make a completely clean install.

The user guide for Lenovo (.pdf), Ch. 8, Adv Config, installation Windows 7, p. 295 (298 212) said:

Start the installation of Thinkpad, choose UEFI against Legacy, and then insert the installation DVD.

This of course does not apply when the hard drive has already been erased (required to 100% remove all traces of damage caused by a virus, including the recovery partition (Q-drive).

When an intallation DVD is purchased from Lenovo, is not the first step to insert the DVD? Then there is probably a resulting install wizard an O.S. restored?

If this isn't the case, please tell me what are the surprises in store, and where I can find a reliable resource to consult written!

Thank you.

Hi, Z

Sorry, but I'm not all-new advanced in the understanding of the apparent contradictions, or how to proceed.

It is not the case in this case that the Lenovo User Guide is referring to one of several types of clean install, and that he has no idea the other methods?

If my first step to reinstall the version of Lenovo's W ~ Pro 7 is to use a 3 rd-party app to remove completely all the files from the hard drive, how do I then perform any action before inserting a facility provided by Lenovo dvd? I know that the BIOS software is separated from Windows, but it's still there? Alternatively, is the User Guide of Lenovo referring to a situation in which a first is not a so-called "hard drive wiping" before to start a clean reinstall? In addition, if a wipe everything first or not, is the guide referring to an installation of Microsoft (generic) dvd and not wearing only not on a Lenovo purchase? I think that an installation DVD purchased from Lenovo back on my computer, exactly what was there before and ask me not to make decisions as the UEFI against Legacy (in fact, the words "UEFI" and "Legacy" are not yet in any computer on my computer profile file.

On the other hand, if the L ~ the User Guide instructions apply in fact to a hard drive wiped, the Guide says absolutely nothing about what criteria to use to make this 'choice' between UEFI 64-bit and 64-bit legacy.

(When the Lenovo user guide instructions raise more questions than the original question, then these instructions are worse than no instructions at all!)

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