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Dual Boot Issue : Upgraded Cloned Win7 To Win8

Boot into your existing Windows 10. Thanks in advance. -LD VG ^^ Most of the times new computers are not compatible with Windows XP. I have 20 Dell pc's with Xp and 7 till now. Steve Wiseman As per the instructions above, I now have Windows 10 on two partitions; one is an upgraded 8.1, the other a clean install. have a peek at this web-site

As "going back" to Win 7 was not fully successful I just recovered my Win 7 back up copy so all back to normal. VG ^^ When you'll install Windows 10 on a different drive, it should automatically detect existing Windows 7 and will allow you to choose between both Windows versions at boot loader Then you'll be able to know benefits and drawbacks of 32-bit edition. Then go back to the windows 10 drive for my regular everyday web stuff? Clicking Here

I will appreciate your help. The day after doing the install I would have been able to rollback I checked to make sure I could and now wish I had. I have a lot of stuff to reinstall.

Or you can install a new copy of Windows 8 in a separate partition so you can dual boot back to Windows 7 in a hurry if you need to. Subscription to our website is free. Thanks! Your cache administrator is webmaster.

I believe (hope ...) that no reinstall is needed. Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. And you can use Windows 7 license key to install Windows 10 on a separate partition. Thanks LuckyD Hello.

A message will appear in my browser to the effect that there is no internet, even though I just was on another website (previous page) and the wi-fi icon is clearly Mike sorry i missed the part where i gotta boot with it, sorry. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. How to Clean Install Windows 10 using Windows 7, 8 License Will Windows 10 Install Automatically?

Cloneing went smooth enough. dig this Oh well, we live and learn... Windows 10 Upgrade: Can I choose 32-bit or 64-bit? I need more computer questions.

Are there any assurances that any software that runs under Win 7 will run under Win 10? Check This Out I already have Win 8.1 Pro and Win 10 Pro installed in separate partitions on my system disc and want to have one partition with Win 10 Pro only. Press ESC when the screen says you can press ESC for startup options and you don't even need to go into the BIOS to change boot order. Hairy_ScotFeb 3, 2013, 5:18 AM I gave up on this and did a fresh install of both Win7 and Win 8.That at least gave me the benefit of dropping all the

I have tried and tried many ways to install win7 pro, but after selecting the unallocated drive space, windows says it cannot install and an error code, which means 1001 potential So I did step 1 &2 successfully. Thank you for that. Source I always back up regularly and when upgrading to Win 10 from Win 7 it all went well but found that some of the programs I use did not work with

Or is it just a simple matter of upgrading to Win 10 from an iso files on a usb media (which I have) when booted and working in Win 7? Edition: Asia Australia Europe India United Kingdom United States ZDNet around the globe: ZDNet Belgium ZDNet China ZDNet France ZDNet Germany ZDNet Korea ZDNet Japan Go CXO Hardware Microsoft Storage Innovation I still wanted to keep Win 10 so re-installed it to a different drive.

I just applied a Windows 7 System Image and am back where I started.

My windows 10 is not activated btw. I decided to go with Windows 7 because Windows 8 would render so many devices (scanner, etc) inoperable and would require much more software and driver updating. I also have an older HP computer with XP-32bits (legit) - the hardware is on its last miles (slow and tedious) but I still need to use some programs and a Kougar, Feb 7, 2013 #3 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

The hardware is the same and the serial that updated to win10 was a vollume license from windows 7. ? The time now is 06:30. Ghislain Did not think of your suggestion but I would most surely like to have the three OS on my PC. That is the one not showing up when I reboot.

Christos A. There are some commercial tools that would make this simpler, by letting you convert the MBR partition to GPT, or giving you one tool that can clone between disks and on Get the answer Hairy_ScotJan 29, 2013, 1:22 AM Thanks to all who [email protected] ChiefI went through the cloning and upgrade process by unplugging the Win7 HDD after taking a backup.I then by Dennis Faas on June, 22 2015 at 08:06AM EDT Infopackets Reader Lisa A.

VG ^^ Yes. If you have the HP Recovery Manager software it will back up the recovery partition to DVD or CDs you can use to reinstall so you can remove it. it is working fine at present. solved Would it be wise to upgrade from Win7 to Win8 via internet upgrade? [FIXED]Cannot boot Win8, nor win7 install...

VG ^^ I replied you here: Anonymous Sorry going off subject a bit. Just go to from your favorite Android (or any other OS except windows 7/8.1) device and you will see an option to choose your favorite W10 edition (Pro & Home If i upgrade my widnows 7 to Win10 does i will loose dual boot configs? You'll be able to ask questions about Windows or chat with the community and help others.

VG ^^ It'll work for Windows 7 without any problem. Jut got your answers about boot loader repair. The target disk has exactly the same size and is the same internal SSD as the system disk Win7Pro 3. Any thoughts or recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

I have my main Win7 hard drive with all my work software installed, and a new clean install of a Win 7 SSD that I intend to upgrade to Win 10. The only thing I haven't tried yet, which I had to do to install a fresh copy of win10, was to disconnect the ssd drive so that both OS's can see