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Windows 7: Copy Win 7 disk to HDD?

03 Mar 2013   #1
Wrenches

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Copy Win 7 disk to HDD?

Long ago I used to partition my HDD and copy the Windows disk to the partition. Then I'd install Windows from the HDD. Can I still do that with the Win 7 disk?


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03 Mar 2013   #2
AddRAM

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Why would you want to do that if you have the disc ?

Be better to put a disk image on the partition.
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04 Mar 2013   #3
Wrenches

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Never mind. Just found out I can't make a boot disk with Win 7. I used to do that because the HDD is faster installing Windows and it's there when needed.
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04 Mar 2013   #4
theog

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You can if like.
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04 Mar 2013   #5
Wrenches

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Cool but it used to be lot simpler with old Windows. I guess when they removed DOS the days are over.

Oh well, I'll just use the disk.
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