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Windows 7: Installing Windows 7 onto a Second Hardrive

13 Jan 2009   #1
Deadman04

Windows Vista Ultimate SP1
 
 
Installing Windows 7 onto a Second Hardrive

I'm not sure if this has been coverd or not, pretty new here

But I'd like to know, how would i go about installing Win7 onto my second hardrive?

I'm running Vista Ultiamte SP1 32-Bit on my main hardrive, but now today I've formatted my other hardrive, so would i have to run the installaton on Windows? Or do i have to run the installation through boot-up and pick the second hardrive?

I do want a dual boot as well, I'd like to run Vista too.


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13 Jan 2009   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Hello Deadman,

You would just run the Windows 7 installation at boot from the DVD and select the 2nd hard drive during installation.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ws-7-beta.html

You will have Vista and Windows 7 at boot to select which OS you want with Windows 7 (last installed OS) as the default.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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13 Jan 2009   #3
Deadman04

Windows Vista Ultimate SP1
 
 

Thanks alot for that!
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13 Jan 2009   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

You're welcome.
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