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Windows 7: HDD instead of partition.

03 May 2009   #1
termikxs

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x86 Build 7600
 
 
HDD instead of partition.

Hey, I've got Win XP and I want to have dual boot XP + Se7en. I have read some tutorials here and some tuts over the internet and everywhere there was shrinking and creating new partitions etc.

But I dont want to make something like that.
I have got two separate hard drives, one with XP installed on it - 320GB and the second 80GB ready to be formated in Xp. Can I use the second HDD instead of partition? Is it somehow possible?

By the way. Will Win7 fit into my hardware? (Graphics card Radeon X550 128 RAM, 2048 RAM, Intel Core2Duo 2.2 GHz) Will it work on that PC?

Sorry for my english, I am not native speaker.


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03 May 2009   #2
YupYup

Win 7
 
 

Yes you can use another hard drive instead of a partition on your current drive, and your hardware meets the requirements.
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03 May 2009   #3
termikxs

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x86 Build 7600
 
 

Oh, thank a lot for a quick response. I'm glad to hear that.
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03 May 2009   #4
termikxs

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x86 Build 7600
 
 

One more thing. Will I be able to acces data from the C:\ drive if I am on Win7 which is on D:\ drive?
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03 May 2009   #5
YupYup

Win 7
 
 

Yes
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