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Your newsletters/blogs are way better than others. I have a license key which is elected to upgrade free. (Often popups are urging me to upgrade automatically !) Would this upgrade detect the clone disk and make a boot Change your hard drive option to IDE in bios … 2. it offers the link below as a possible solution. http://emec16.com/hard-drive/win-7-clone-to-new-wd-hd-fails.php

Thanks. JustMe Argh.. 'Close' should read 'Clone' Peter Dalrymple If I have 2 drives can I do a clean install of my Windows 7 on 1 drive activate as necessary then slide May 21, 2010 jim About six months ago I followed the instructions for dual booting with Vista and XP and all went well. Here's what you'll need to do: Install the First Version of Windows: If you already have a single Windows system installed on your computer, that's fine.

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The original installation was by download, and then there was a authorization code email to make the install operational. I had to use EasyBCD 2 to add an XP entry to the boot sequence before the XP install. Oh, and as for the HP issue, you can always keep a clean Win7 HD that you can switch out if you need to call the help desks.

But if I use the dual boot to go to XP, no luck. Remember that is the same machine that I made dualboot (WINDOWS XP e WINDOWS 7), but even this I changed the IP address for silly reasons… just to do not have I did copy another XP from another machine with disk2vhd and it did install but of course wants to validate. Aomei Backupper I know the XP will not go on forever, so I'm wondering if I clone the hard drive onto an external hard drive, can I access the application from a new

However, this may not always be necessary -- installing Windows 7 after Windows 8 or 8.1 seems to work. Easybcd Additionally, even if you could find some generic third-party drivers that would allow you to setup a dual-boot configuration on your notebook, you should consider the size of your hard drive. I searched around and may have found a solution to reinstalling the Windows 10 boot loader after installing Windows 7. http://www.pagestart.com/winxpnlhdtodo04051101.html I have two seperate HD's, one with XP, one with Vista Ultimate already on them.

Just install Windows 7 (or whatever) to one drive, and XP (or whatever) to another. Move Windows 10 To New Hard Drive This should give me 1 drive with win 7 pro and 1 drive with win 10 pro, can I then switch between them as required. Featured: :) http://www.askvg.com/tip-get-direct-download-links-of-windows-10-iso-from-microsoft/ RKO Thank you :) sleepnotworking Hi VG, awesome tip !! I was already using 3 OS Partitions, created by Paragon Partition Manager, Drive C: XP Pro 64 bit, Drive D: XP Pro 32 bit, Drive E: XP Pro 32 bit only

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Thanks! http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/8790/dual-boot-your-pre-installed-windows-7-computer-with-xp/ should I try EaseUS instead? Clone Windows 7 Hard Drive After that select boot repair option from the list. Clone Hard Drive Software VG ^^ I respect and appreciate your decision.

Should that drive fail you not only lose Windows but also the image backup on the drive, leaving you will no means of recovery. so any comments on where did i go wrong, becow i want to still install win7 and have dual boot with xp March 2, 2010 martin dear sir i have windows I don't have any idea how I would "slipstream" the drivers, as you mention. VG ^^ I replied you here: http://www.askvg.com/now-you-can-activate-windows-10-using-windows-7-8-or-8-1-product-key/ Leave a Comment Cancel Comment Name (required) Email (will not be published) (required) Website or Blog Connect with Us RSS feed | Email newsletter Easeus Clone

will the old key work for the win 7 ? One thing you can do is use a physical to virtual tool to make a VMWare Workstation image of your existing XP system. Ghislain Hi VG! check my blog Would this be the point that I could install those drivers, assuming that they are the ones that would work?

VG ^^ There is no product key of Windows 10 as such if you upgrade Windows 7/8.1 to Windows 10. Driveimage Xml September 2, 2010 Karan M Thank you so much for the info, I was about to format 6 netbooks I bought for my staff at aurusit.com. aronvg Using this method will not create product key issue for the PCs for which product key already stored in BIOS?

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The target disk has exactly the same size and is the same internal SSD as the system disk Win7Pro 3. Could not upgrade drivers, since HP does not provide support anymore. However, I can not boot into it. Norton Ghost Mo Hi VG!

For all those HP users, there is a user forum on this issue at the HP website, but it is not HP moderated? Basically, this involves booting the existing Windows system on your computer and opening the Disk Management tool. (Do this by pressing Windows Key + R, typing diskmgmt.msc into the Run dialog, and By the way there is a new version of Partition Wizard (8) available and is much better Best Free Partition Manager Freeware and free partition magic for Windows 7, Windows 8, http://emec16.com/hard-drive/clone-a-hard-drive-to-an-external-drive-or-maybe-a-second-pc.php At 72, I still know what the word "privacy" entails and naturally resist to anything that tries to invade it.

Any body’s help will be appreciated especially VG. I wish my old computer didn't Kark it, and I wish I hadn't bought this new pc and I AM NOT buying a new scanner etc because NOTHING is compatible with Booting gives me a choice of Win7 or earlier version. If this screen appears again, follow these steps: Check for viruses on your computer.

If this is not easier than setting up a virtual machine - which I have found to be a bitch, then I am a particle of flour dust landing on a I feel confident to use a backup software to make a clone of my SSD system disk Win7Pro, already installed with my drivers, programs and other personal stuff already installed. Mike sorry i missed the part where i gotta boot with it, sorry. After cloning it I was able to boot into Windows 7, but Windows XP started to freeze at the welcome screen.

JallyBeans ^^ Yep. WIndows 7 works fine though. Trying to dual boot in order to solve a few compatability issues with a couple of older games I have. In this way you can download W10 with your favorite downloader at any time you want and then you can do a fresh install easily.

Not good..... So boot into Windows 10 which was upgraded from Windows 7/8.1 in step 1 and then follow the steps given in following tutorial to restore previous Windows version: How to Restore October 17, 2010 [email protected] STOP!! Good post.

Then you have access to both OS running simultaneously.

April 18, 2015 W. As you will use the same key for Windows 7 and Windows 10.