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Windows 7: Win 7 OS; Two Questions

23 Mar 2013   #1
Rus2

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Win 7 OS; Two Questions

I have two questions:

1. I currently have a functioning laptop with Win 7 64Bit. I also have a complete set of recovery discs as well as a system repair disc.

If I were to obtain another laptop could I use my discs and install my current Win 7 on the new laptop?

If so, then I could install a backup cloned HDD in the new laptop and have everything already set up as I prefer without customizing and installing all my software again.

This might also allow me to buy a laptop with Win 8 and replace it with my Win 7.

2. I have cloned my SSD onto an HDD using EaseToDo sotware. Can that HDD be used in another computer?


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23 Mar 2013   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Only if it was the exact same pc. Or maybe even the same manufacturer, you`d have to experiment.
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23 Mar 2013   #3
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rus2 View Post
1. I currently have a functioning laptop with Win 7 64Bit. I also have a complete set of recovery discs as well as a system repair disc.
Hi,

The fact that you have recovery disks implies that this is an OEM installation. This means that you will not be able to activate this installation on another computer, since the OEM is tied (by virtue of the motherboard) to the first computer it was installed on.

Your installation is only good for the laptop.

Regards,
Golden
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