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Windows 7: Installing Win7 or Using Universal Restore - Asus Vivobook

02 Oct 2019   #1

Windows 7 x64bit Home Premium
Installing Win7 or Using Universal Restore - Asus Vivobook

Hi there lovely people of this forum.

I am still using Win7 on my main PC wich is my main sophisticated configuration for my DAW (Music Creation).

Recently, I bought an ASUS VivoBook S15 S530FA and I would like to restore my Win7 config either on the same Win10 SDD or install it on an external drive so I can dual boot).

My main PC is kind of starting to crash so it is very important for me to keep my Win7 configuration intact
so I can keep on working on my VivoBook.
I know that this is possible using Acronis Universal Restore.
Has anyone tried this who can guide me?

Thanks a lot

My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Oct 2019   #2

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali

No, Guide You, Yes.
Make a full disk image with either AOMEI Backupper free or Macrium Reflect Free, both recommended here on SevenForums.
I find AOMEI easier for less computer savvy individuals.
External Hard Drive, cheap, reliable, saved my A** more than once, YES.
Kinda starting to crash doesn't describe kinda anything. YES
If it is your Drive, you can check that with Seatools
If you create a system image, after you run chkdsk /r from Admin CMD disk image will not copy back sectors, etc, good?, YES
If your mobo is taking a dump CPU or GPU you can stress test those components.
If your RAM is going, you would notice it Kind of REALLY.
Acronis Universal Restore, I wouldn't ever use it. Why take a chance on loosing your data.
Repair Install, In-Place Upgrade? YES
Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free hopefully still, MAYBE, can't hurt.
If you make a full disk image and it don't work, you simply re-image your Drive with your backup on the external and it is AS IT WAS, EVERY BYTE, EVERY BIT, EXACTLY.

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My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Oct 2019   #3

Windows 7 HP 64

You cant transfer settings from a Win 7 to a Win 10 computer.
You have a good desktop PC.
What you mean by "My main PC is kind of starting to crash"?
Is you Crucial m4 128GB the boot disk with Win 7 and programs?
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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