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Windows 7: How to install w7 for a laptop while on a desktop

16 Aug 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
How to install w7 for a laptop while on a desktop

I have a laptop that needs to have an OS installed, however the screen does not work for it. Is it possible to install w7 onto the hdd while connected to my desktop?

Is there some kind of way to emulate the hardware in my laptop for the install?

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16 Aug 2012   #2


You might be able to plug in your monitor to the laptop. Look for a port on the sides.
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16 Aug 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Nah that doesn't work. I think there is an issue with either the mobo itself or just the gfx chip. As a long shot I took the hdd out and reformatted it, but didn't think about the installing of an OS onto a different system than what it needs to be on. Silly I know. It is just mainly a longshot incase the problem was software related.
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17 Aug 2012   #4

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

Can you boot into the bios?
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