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Old 02-27-2011, 10:24 AM   #1
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My wife has a Toshiba laptop which has the basic Windows 7 on it and the firm she does part time work all use windows professional 32bit.

The lap top has windows 7 pre-installed on it and I have got a brand new windows 7 professional 32bit and 64bit disks which I was going to use on my desk top but changed my mind and stusk wityh XP, Can I install them on the laptop?
Any help would be welcome


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Old 02-27-2011, 10:27 AM   #2
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Boot from the install disk -> Custom install -> Format C Drive -> install


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make sure you save all your data on a different partition, drive or on a USB device.
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Old 02-27-2011, 11:00 AM   #3
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You also have the option of just running the upgrade option which will retain your files...

Doing a format as Darkseeker suggested is always the preferred option when you have the ability to get files off the Harddrive.
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Old 02-28-2011, 01:49 PM   #4
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Thanks for the help and I have done the boot from the install disk, Custom install, Format C Drive and installed and everything is all OK.

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