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Windows 7: Upgrading hard drive, set up question

05 Apr 2012   #1

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Upgrading hard drive, set up question

Hi there, I have a question concerning the re-installation of Windows 7 on my computer. I'm looking to upgrade my primary hard drive on my HP Omni 100, which when I purchased it the pc already had Windows 7 built in, ready to set up. My question is when I do upgrade the hard drive, will I be able to install Windows 7 the same way as before or do I need a hard copy (disc or other) to be able to set it up?

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05 Apr 2012   #2
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If you want the preinstalled software and useless factory utilities which have better versions built into Win7, then make your Recovery Disks to use to reimage the new HD.

If you want the superior clean reinstall then everything you need is here to get a perfect lean install of the OS: Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
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05 Apr 2012   #3

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Excellent, thanks so much!
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