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Windows 7: Install 2 versions of W7 on same HD


06 Jun 2009   #1

Vista/Windows 7
 
 
Install 2 versions of W7 on same HD

I have a HDD which is partitioned into 2 drives. I have vista installed on HD 1 and Windows 7 on HD 2. I want to remove vista and install a fresh copy of Windows 7 on HD 1 and keep the other install of Windows 7 on HD 2.

Is this posible and would it mess up the boot configuration with having 2 copy's of Windows 7?

Thanks

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06 Jun 2009   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

burtie

It is definatly possible. No problem w 2 or more win 7 build on the same machine or even the same drive. Do you want to upgrade from vista or install a clean win 7 (preferibly). When you boot from the win 7 dvd it will ask you if you want to upgrade or do custom install and which drive/partition do you wan it to be done on.
You might want to check the tutorial section Im sure there is something there about this very subject

Hope this helped

Ken
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06 Jun 2009   #3

Vista/Windows 7
 
 

Thanks no probs as long as I know it wont mess the boot menu up the rest I can manage

Thanks for the info.
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