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Windows 7: How to install Windows 7 over Linux OS

21 Mar 2014   #1
linwin

Windows Home Basic x64
 
 
How to install Windows 7 over Linux OS

Hi ppl,

I get new Acer Aspire laptop with preinstalled Linux Linpus Lith OS. I never used Linux so I just put Windows 7 Home Basic 64bit OEM DVD that I bougt with laptop. Windows loaded files but than froze. I was googling and traing for 3 days (and nights) to slove this isue but unsucessfully. I used Gpart to format hdd, change file format to ntfs, but still same problem. Do anyone has a clue what shud I do.


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21 Mar 2014   #2
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

I would also post on a Linux forum how to add Windows to an existing Linux install. They are used to having Windows around on most machines. Not as many Windows users do Linux. But you should be able to find a HowTo or other guide Adding Windows Seven when Linux is already installed.
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21 Mar 2014   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

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21 Mar 2014   #4
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Try PCHelpForums, it is below in Our Sites.
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21 Mar 2014   #5
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Computer0304 View Post
Try PCHelpForums, it is below in Our Sites.
Why do you think that is any different than asking here.
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21 Mar 2014   #6
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Computer0304 View Post
Try PCHelpForums, it is below in Our Sites.
Why do you think that is any different than asking here.
I believe the Windows Seven Forum can handle the request.
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21 Mar 2014   #7
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Especially since the people here and there are quasi the same.
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21 Mar 2014   #8
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Because it is an multi-OS forum.
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21 Mar 2014   #9
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Computer0304 View Post
Because it is an multi-OS forum.
Where the same people as here give the answers.
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21 Mar 2014   #10
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Oh yeah oops. Forgot that many PCHF users came to SF too. And vice versa.
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