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Windows 7: Installing Win 7 using CD?(not DVD)

17 Oct 2010   #1
KubaCZ912

Win XP, Win 98, Win 3.11 and finally Windows 7 Ult. x64 :)
 
 
Installing Win 7 using CD?(not DVD)

Hi, i'm trying to install Windows 7 to my old computer...
The only problem is it doesn't have a DVD drive(only CD) and it can't boot from USB .
Is there way to "copy" just the installer to the CD and other data to load from USB?

Thanks for responds, and i'm sorry for my bad english )


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17 Oct 2010   #2
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Yes... copy the files from the USB drive to a new folder, then run setup.exe ...
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17 Oct 2010   #3
KubaCZ912

Win XP, Win 98, Win 3.11 and finally Windows 7 Ult. x64 :)
 
 

Thx for response...
But the problem is the HDD is only 20 gb and the computer doesn't have installed any OS on it...
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17 Oct 2010   #4
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

As cheap as drives are I'd replace it with a larger one as a typical install is going to eat up most of your 20gb...
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17 Oct 2010   #5
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by KubaCZ912 View Post
Thx for response...
But the problem is the HDD is only 20 gb and the computer doesn't have installed any OS on it...
You can spend $60 and get a HD and a DVD and you are set to go. What kind of processor and ram does the computer have?
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17 Oct 2010   #6
KubaCZ912

Win XP, Win 98, Win 3.11 and finally Windows 7 Ult. x64 :)
 
 

It's AMD K6-2(533mhz) with 192 mb ram It was just experiment to try if the Win7 can run on very old HW... so i'll try to install the windows on the HDD through Virtualbox or something like that....
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17 Oct 2010   #7
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Im sorry, but there is no way you will be able to install Windows 7 with 192mb of RAM
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17 Oct 2010   #8
KubaCZ912

Win XP, Win 98, Win 3.11 and finally Windows 7 Ult. x64 :)
 
 

I was thinking that... but as i said, it was just experiment
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