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Windows 7: Win7 RC and Win7 OEM dual boot

20 Jun 2010   #1
stomper

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
Win7 RC and Win7 OEM dual boot

Hey guys,

I was wondering, I have win7 Prof. RC installed on my desktop PC at the moment and recently bought a broken second hand laptop with Win 7 Ultimate on it(OEM).

I was wondering, can I set up a dual boot system with the RC and OEM on my desktop.

The desktop has two HDD and would like the win7 to be installed on different hdds.

- Is this possible without experiencing any problems?
- Will this cause any problems to my hardware?

Tnx


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20 Jun 2010   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

As the Win7 RC is Time limited, I would advice you to buy a RTM.
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20 Jun 2010   #3
stomper

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Sorry I miss typed, I have the full retail version installed on my desktop at the moment.
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20 Jun 2010   #4
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

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20 Jun 2010   #5
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

If you are asking, can you put the OEM on your desktop from your laptop the answer

is no, the OEM is tied to the mobo on the laptop.
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20 Jun 2010   #6
stomper

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Ok cool, I guess I won't be doing it. I didn't pay anything extra for the OEM disc because the owner knows he can't use the disc on another PC, I got the laptop because the hard drive was faulty and a I'm able to replace it plus some new ram cards.

I was just cerious how the ultimate would perform next to my Prof. version, and aslo I would like to compare the 32bit I have know with the 64bit ultimate.

So is there no way I could do this without stepping on some toes?
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