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Windows 7: Views/response/help with free windows 7 upgrade

29 Dec 2009   #11
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
I've done both clean and in-place to HDX, no problems. Fingerprint reader, webcam etc. works.

One important thing: when installing a new OS to a HP computer, the recovery partition does not work anymore. Please burn the recovery DVD set before installing Seven, so you can always do a factory recovery if something goes wrong. Remember HP let's you burn only one set of recovery discs so be careful: check the DVD's are OK (no scratches etc.) and do not run any other applications when burning recovery set. Turn off automatic sleep and hibernation.
Then you can delete the recovery partition using the booted Win7 DVD: choose Custom install and use Drive options to delete, create New partition(s), and format before installing Win7 to first partition.

Kari, does he find the software for fing. reader, webcam on Support Downloads page for his model computer, or on apps/drivers disk?

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29 Dec 2009   #12

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Yes, it's all there. Go to HP HDX page and pick your exact HDX model.

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