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Windows 7: Dual boot: remove original OS and keep W7?

20 Nov 2009   #11
gregrocker

 

Almost all recov partitions except some Dell become disabled when you take out Vista.

Now is the time, however, to make your Vista recovery disks if you haven't already.

However the only reason you'll need to reinstall Vista in the future is if you want to recover to factory condition for resale or because your maker requires that to service hardware warranty. And you could order the recov disks then if needed.

You can always clean install a Win7 upgrade without Vista, and by making a Win7 Backup image stored externally you never have to reinstall again, anyway - just reimage in 15 minutes.


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20 Nov 2009   #12
binni

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thank you, that's all I needed to know for now
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12 Dec 2009   #13
binni

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I just wanted to drop by and let you know that everything went smoothly. I am now running Windows 7 on one big partition, just like I wanted. Thanks for your help
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12 Dec 2009   #14
gregrocker

 

Great to hear back from you, binni.

You're most welcome.

Remember to make your Win7 backup image stored externally (and in a primary formatted partition if you want) so that you never need to reinstall Win7 again, just reimage the HD or a replacement in 15-20 minutes.
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12 Dec 2009   #15
binni

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I'll do that as soon as I get my hands on a bunch of DVDs (or even just a new external drive). Thanks again
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