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Windows 7: Dual boot 2 Windows 7's partition access question.

14 Jan 2016   #1
Richierich

Windows 7
 
 
Dual boot 2 Windows 7's partition access question.

I am going to install 2 versions of 7 on my HD. My question is.

If i install any files on one version of 7: updates, programs, patches, games etc.

Will the other windows 7 have access to these files? to change, alter and / or update them , any access at all?

Note:
"I am Dual booting on the same hard drive, on different partitions, not 2 HD's"


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14 Jan 2016   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Rich,

I'm afraid not. They will need to be installed and updated in each separate installation of Windows.

You will be able to view and copy/move files from each location though.
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14 Jan 2016   #3
Richierich

Windows 7
 
 

Well, I dont want 1 copy to have access to anything. Basically i want a Sandboxed version of windows and a normal version.
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15 Jan 2016   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Using a virtual machine for one of the installations instead would be a good sandbox.

Sandboxes Explained: How They?re Already Protecting You and How to Sandbox Any Program
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15 Jan 2016   #5
Richierich

Windows 7
 
 

thank you!
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15 Jan 2016   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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