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Windows 7: Windows 7 Upgrade/Install Question

14 Apr 2009   #1

Build 6956
Windows 7 Upgrade/Install Question

Just wondering if it is possible to mount the disc image with daemon or something similar and do an upgrade/install.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Apr 2009   #2
Orbital Shark


Yes, it is completely possible to virtually mount the ISO. There has been success with PowerISO & the newest version of Daemon tools is now Windows 7 compatible.

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My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Apr 2009   #3


you cant install or upgrade from an iso mounted as a virtual disc.

when windows reboots it will not be able to access the disc.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Apr 2009   #4

Build 6956

thanks for the reply, but upgrading worked for me with powerISO, not sure about installation though.

upgrading worked probably because the setup files were copied when the disc was mounted, so after the reboot the installation could still continue with the files in hand. yep. methinks it happens that way at least.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Apr 2009   #5


I simply extracted the 7077 ISO to a folder on the desktop and upgraded from it. Worked great, and quick (no cd drive access time or extraction time)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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