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Windows 7: Windows 7 won't install

27 Jun 2009   #11
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by grouchpunk08 View Post
Yeah, that is reasonable, and smart lol Thats why I keep my latest ISO on a flashdrive, but then if something were to happen I would still need to get vista back in working condition... lol
I tend to reformat my HDDs often, and I don't really backup, nor do I save a lot of stuff...... So I have to make sure I save what I need.

~Lordbob


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27 Jun 2009   #12
Snufffed

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by grouchpunk08 View Post
You can also install Any of the windows 7 builds by mounting the Iso to a virtual drive, or even unpacking the iso and double clicking setup. I haven't burned any of the 7 builds that I've used, I've either mounted the ISO in PowerIso or unpacked the Iso and hit setup. They have all worked flawlessly. I chose this way just to be able to rule out a bad burn if something went wrong, and to cut down on the number of dvds I was using, as I've installed like 4 or 5 different builds over the course of my WIN7 experience
I have used both Methods. But to burn and not worry, most ever computer store still has JUNK DVD-+RW in the 2.4 to 4x speed. if your careful you can use about 75 to 80 times EA disk. no need to waste a Disk.
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27 Jun 2009   #13
grouchpunk08

Windows 7 Ultimate retail // Windows 7 build 7264 x64, Vista Home Premium SP2 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snuffy View Post
I have used both Methods. But to burn and not worry, most ever computer store still has JUNK DVD-+RW in the 2.4 to 4x speed. if your careful you can use about 75 to 80 times EA disk. no need to waste a Disk.
I hadnt though of using rewritables. thanks for the tip
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27 Jun 2009   #14
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by grouchpunk08 View Post
I hadnt though of using rewritables. thanks for the tip
I have never been able to Rewrite on a ReWritable

~Lordbob
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27 Jun 2009   #15
grouchpunk08

Windows 7 Ultimate retail // Windows 7 build 7264 x64, Vista Home Premium SP2 x64
 
 

Any time I've ever inserted a rewritable that has stuff on it, I right click my DVD drive icon in computer and then there is an option to erase contents. I think thats important for rewriting
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27 Jun 2009   #16
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by grouchpunk08 View Post
Any time I've ever inserted a rewritable that has stuff on it, I right click my DVD drive icon in computer and then there is an option to erase contents. I think thats important for rewriting
Maybe. It always told me it was locked. :\

~Lordbob
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