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Windows 7: Changing from windows 7 to windows 8

21 May 2013   #1
christin91

windows 7 home premium 64-bit
 
 
Changing from windows 7 to windows 8

hello friends,
I am planning to remove windows 7 from my laptop & install windows 8.But I may reinstall windows 7 later if I don't like windows 8.I have recovery disc for my laptop(HP Pavilion dv6-7012tx) & will reinstall windows 7 using that disc.But I think in this way I will loose all the updates that I had done to my laptop for past 1 year(these updates may be around 2gb).
So I wanted to know is there any way to reinstall windows 7 with all the updates?


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21 May 2013   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Christin,

If you have another separate hard drive to save to, you could create a system image with all partitions on your Windows 7 hard drive selected to have it completely backed up.

This way you could do a System Image Recovery to restore the image when you like.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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21 May 2013   #3
christin91

windows 7 home premium 64-bit
 
 

If I take backup of Windows 7 from the option in control panel,will I get all the updates in backup?
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21 May 2013   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Correct. It will be an exact image copy of the selected hard drives that includes everything on them.
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