Installing Windows 7 on old hard drive

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  1. Spades4lif3

    Spades4lif3 New Member

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    So I am building my first computer so i bought my new motherboard, processor,etc.. and windows 7, but i am using an old hard drive from my broken computer that has windows xp on it. Before it all gets to my house i was curious on how to wipe the hard drive and install windows 7. Can anyone explain how to do this or is it not possible?
     
  2. Nagender Singh

    Nagender Singh New Member

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    you can easily install window 7 in old harddisk
    first atach the hardisk & start the system boot from dvd & format the hardisk
     
  3. Drew

    Drew Banned

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    Certainly possible
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    Yep, it's just about that complicated, lol. Simply select Custom Install, delete & format desired drive, set the size for the OS/System partition & you're off to the races :)


    I would suggest 1st running the Win7 Upgrade Advisor to know ahead of time how the machine feels about taking Windows 7, Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor - Download - Microsoft Windows

    Drew
     
    #3 Drew, Feb 26, 2012
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