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Windows 7: How do I create Windows 7 Recovery Partition

08 Jan 2013   #11

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Agrimmar View Post
OK what I need to do is complicated. I have been searching for hours and cannot come up with a solution.
I have a computer with Windows 8 Pre-installed. It has a recover partition. I have disabled UEFI in the BIOS until I can finish installing Windows 7. I do not have any blank DVDs or access to a USB drive. What I want to do is delete the files in the Windows 8 recovery partition and put Windows 7 installer there. Then boot from that and replace Windows 8 with Windows 7. I have the drivers already downloaded to go onto the recovery partition. I have been unable to find any resources online to do this. I already Have a Windows 7 ISO ready to go.
"I do not have any blank DVDs or access to a USB drive." It's none of my business as to why you don't have access to a USB flash drive. However, my preferred way to install Windows is from one. It has the advantage of installing significantly faster than from a DVD.

They're readily available now for significantly less than $10. (4GB is large enough. 8GB is getting to be the common size.) Unless you enjoy the gymnastics, get a USB flash drive.

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09 Jan 2013   #12

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

5 blank dvd`s cost $2 at Walgreen`s
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09 Jan 2013   #13


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