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Windows 7: Splitting Partition, Duplicating Existing Partiion to 3 or 4 others

15 May 2017   #1

Windows 7 64 Bit Pro
Splitting Partition, Duplicating Existing Partiion to 3 or 4 others

Is it possible when I have this new Windows 7 computer setup the way I need it, to split the hard drive in to multiple partitions, copying this good partition and have a boot menu to decide which partition to boot?

I want to do this as from this point on, each bootable windows 7 partition with start to vary (i.e., different instrument support software that is not compatible with other instrument support software. Maybe I can even wipe a partition out and install a bootable Windows XP partition, while having several bootable Windows 7 partitions.

What do I need to do this? Recommendations please.

Thanks kindly,


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15 May 2017   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

The 1st thing you would need is an activation key for each install of windows.
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17 May 2017   #3

Windows 7 HP 64

As MBR will take the boot sequence to the boot loader on original partition, you will have to add more boot options.
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