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Dual Boot Issue : Upgraded Cloned Win7 To Win8

I searched around and may have found a solution to reinstalling the Windows 10 boot loader after installing Windows 7. You can even network your old hard drive, and access your old computer data, just as if it were a real computer. VG ^^ Yes. @Ghislain I cant confirm but if you upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10, it should not affect Windows XP. Since you can run both the virtual machine and the newly installed Windows 10 at the same time, I believe this is the preferred method because you won't have to keep weblink

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. will the old key work for the win 7 ? 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 My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

Like I said, I see all the files in window explorer and also see the drive in Disk manager. 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. GA-B75M-D2V Memory 8 GB DDR3 1600MHZ Graphics Card GE Force GT 610 Sound Card Onboard Realtek High Def Monitor(s) Displays Dell U2913WMP Screen Resolution 2560x1080 Hard Drives Western Digital WD10EZEX-00RKKA0 1TB Yes. 2 and 3.

I'm sure you can see why I might be confused. I can see it in window explorer. Leave a Comment Cancel Comment Name (required) Email (will not be published) (required) Website or Blog Connect with Us RSS feed | Email newsletter Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | YouTube What you are doing is indeed in violation of the EULA, even though your copy of 7 is a multi-licence system as you stated wherever one gets it from.

When finished then reconnect the drive. Probably can't use the product code for a new install tho. Windows 10 Upgrade: Do I have to Reinstall Programs? https://www.win8forums.com/threads/dual-boot-issue-upgraded-cloned-win7-to-win8.773/ I purchased a full retail version of Windows 8 which gives me the choice of a fresh install or an upgrade.

I wish you all the best, VG !! Employee is not interested in career development Second terminal without history Why do my users 're'select the amount in the cart? Log in or register to post comments Details Permalink Submitted by giingy on Tue, 06/23/2015 - 10:30 Yes. DO NOT boot from a bootable USB key to do the upgrade as that will give you a clean installation instead and waste all the time you spent copying the partition

I certainly haven't deleted them. I did so for $105. I ended up buying the 64 bit Windows 8 Professional OEM System Builder edition on another online store for $105 U.S. Thanks in advance.

You will then need to obtain the Windows 10 .ISO when it becomes available and burn it to DVD, or create a bootable USB drive. have a peek at these guys I want your advice before I try. RockinBandit Thanks for this information have been looking for a how do this for a while. Sometimes I get into trouble and need help from experts like you.

Violations of the EULA is not tolerated in this forum. Again, welcome. robert how do I copy the c partition to another? check over here Welcome to EightForums, Hairy Scot.

Christos A. Took the 120gb ssd and installed that in my sons pc and installed a new copy of win7 pro on it, with a 2nd legit key. This option will always bring up a boot option menu asking which OS you want to start.

Check following: http://www.askvg.com/now-you-can-activate-windows-10-using-windows-7-8-or-8-1-product-key/ Evan @VG so I can just use my OEM key to activate the windows 10 install I put on a separate partition?

If you want to keep parallel copies of files, change the location of libraries and special folders like My Documents. 7 Now boot into the partition you're going to upgrade if VG ^^ You can install as many OS as you want in your computer but its advisable that you install newer Windows versions later. If you still want to give a try to 32-bit edition, install it on a separate partition so that you can have a dual boot system with both 32-bit and 64-bit Dual booting windows 7 themarting, Oct 27, 2013, in forum: Windows 8 Support Replies: 3 Views: 1,242 themarting Oct 29, 2013 Hiren's USB / CD Boot issue with Windows 8 Dr_DLH,

I saw a clone of drive should work above. It should work. i did this all from within windows 10, which is activated, as it says on the system properties page. this content please help.

I'm assuming it has to be a Windows 10 Home install since I have Windows 7 Home Premium OEM Key? but I would like a nice clean install of Win 7 on one drive as I play some older games and I copy many CDs (all legal ones I purchased) as I appreciate your help. Have tried a number of "solutions" so far, but all have gone pear-shaped and each time I've had to recover both systems because these solutions have resulted in subsequent problems with

No. VG ^^ You can try yourself in one computer but I doubt it'll work. The hardware (MB, GPU) is fully compatible with XP (32 and 64), drivers are available.