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Windows 7: How to transfer installer from multiple DVDs to USB

21 Nov 2015   #1
tpann

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 
How to transfer installer from multiple DVDs to USB

Hello,

I have done searches and found this subject addressed generally here and other places but I'm not clear that any of the answers address my specific issue.

I want to install a program on my new Windows 7 laptop, but the laptop has no DVD drive. The installer spans FIVE DVDs. You insert disk 1, hit install, it does its thing then says, "Please insert disk 2," and etc. until it's finished with disk 5.

Is it possible for me to transfer the content of all five DVDs onto a USB drive (from my old laptop) and install them on the new one from the USB drive?

FYI, this is all completely legal, the mfr allows 2 PCs. Nothing I want to do violates the EULA.

Thank you,
Tim


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21 Nov 2015   #2
Wandering one

Win7 sp1 Pro 64bit / XP sp2 Pro (games only)
 
 

A USB optical drive might be easier and is a handy item to have in the future. I swapped out an optical drive in wife's laptop for a large second hard drive and use the USB drive for the odd occasion she needs a DVD.
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