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  1.    4 Weeks Ago #1
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    Reinstalling windows 7 on top of windows 10.


    Is there a way to reinstall my windows 7 while keeping my windows 10 and (if possible) windows 7 files? This on a dual/tri boot system.

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    Also is it better to post this on the sevenforums?
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  2.    4 Weeks Ago #2
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    When you install, just make sure they are on separate partitions and all will be saved.
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  3.    4 Weeks Ago #3
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    So this is fine?

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    OS is windows 7
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  4.    4 Weeks Ago #4
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    should be fine mate, the HP recovery partition may cause some issues when you come to run a recovery as it will remove all partitions. If you need to reinstall any of the OS's its best to use the DVD's so you get the choice of where it goes
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  5.    4 Weeks Ago #5
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    I "broke" the hp recovery partition by moving it into a folder inside the partition so it shouldn't interfere. Do you know where I can get the windows 7 home premium iso? I believe I had sp2. The Microsoft website does not like OEM keys.
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  6.    4 Weeks Ago #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by POPLOPUK View Post
    Do you know where I can get the windows 7 home premium iso? I believe I had sp2. The Microsoft website does not like OEM keys.
    Microsoft Windows and Office ISO Download Tool
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  7.    3 Weeks Ago #7
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    Hi Poplopuk,

    here you go valid for 24 hrs.
    https://software-download.microsoft....9426f0130dd2c8

    USB will need to be 4GB, use the tool Navylcdr referenced to make it bootable then pull in the download.

    Roy
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  8.    3 Weeks Ago #8
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    Would I need the COEM or is the normal Windows 7 Home premium SP1 fine?
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  9.    3 Weeks Ago #9
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    Just the normal Windows 7 Home Premium SP1.
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  10.    3 Weeks Ago #10
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    Eh 2 people giving me 2 different answers. I'd just go with NavyLeader.
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