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Windows 7: Copy Win 7 disk to HDD?

03 Mar 2013   #1

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
Copy Win 7 disk to HDD?

Long ago I used to partition my HDD and copy the Windows disk to the partition. Then I'd install Windows from the HDD. Can I still do that with the Win 7 disk?

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03 Mar 2013   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

Why would you want to do that if you have the disc ?

Be better to put a disk image on the partition.
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04 Mar 2013   #3

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium

Never mind. Just found out I can't make a boot disk with Win 7. I used to do that because the HDD is faster installing Windows and it's there when needed.
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04 Mar 2013   #4

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04 Mar 2013   #5

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium

Cool but it used to be lot simpler with old Windows. I guess when they removed DOS the days are over.

Oh well, I'll just use the disk.
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