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Windows 7: Install Windows 7 from desktop vs boot from CD

31 Aug 2012   #11

Windows 8 Professional

Why the smart-assery? Just trying to help. You did, after all, post in a FORUM and not in a PM.

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31 Aug 2012   #12

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post

Wow, is your nane Ted also?

There is nothing wrong with someone else posting a helpful answer if they like. After all, that is what the forum is for. No need for the snide comment.
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31 Aug 2012   #13

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JonathanV View Post
I mean what's a better way to install Windows 7? Via desktop or boot from CD?
But that`s not what you asked, you asked what are the ADVANTAGES.

But, to answer your second question, Booting from the DVD or USB is the way to do it. But if you had no way to save all your files you would want to do it from the desktop.
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31 Aug 2012   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 32-bit Build 7601

I see when you install Windows 7, you could get installation updates.
But I don't see it when I boot from CD.
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