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Windows 7: Installling 7 x64 on netbook from DVD suggestions needed.

29 Jul 2012   #11
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nzdreamer55 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
One option would be to transfer what you currently have on your HDD. SSD - Install and Transfer the Operating System But you'd have to get an enclosure - costs appr. $20.

If you want to make a new install with your OEM CD, then you have to use a PC with a CD reader and transfer the the installation disc to a USB stick. You first copy the .iso from the CD (e.g. with ImgBurn) and then burn it to the USB stick:

What about using this after I created an iso image from my DVD disc
Microsoft Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

Read more at |MG| Microsoft Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool Download

I have never used that. So I cannot tell whether it does the job. But it comes from a reputable source. So I'd assume it works.

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29 Jul 2012   #12


If MS Download Tool doesn't work since it can be fussy about ISO, then use Universal USB Installer
with Win7 in dropdown menu.
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08 Aug 2012   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
It's not certain that 64 bit Win7 will run smoothly on an Atom processor or that rig. I would first run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor.
I completed my install of Windows 7 x64 on my netbook that has an Atom processor.

It runs GREAT!
If you try it I would follow the above suggestions as not all Atom processors will be capable of running the Win 7 x64. Also some Netbooks will not allow enough RAM which will be a problem
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 Installling 7 x64 on netbook from DVD suggestions needed.

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