Windows 10: Reinstalling windows 7 on top of windows 10. Solved

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  1.    26 Oct 2017 #1

    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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    Windows 10 Pro
       26 Oct 2017 #2

    When you install, just make sure they are on separate partitions and all will be saved.
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  3.    26 Oct 2017 #3

    So this is fine?

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    OS is windows 7
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    Windows 10 Pro
       26 Oct 2017 #4

    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.    26 Oct 2017 #5

    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.    26 Oct 2017 #6

    POPLOPUK said: 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.    27 Oct 2017 #7

    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.    27 Oct 2017 #8

    Would I need the COEM or is the normal Windows 7 Home premium SP1 fine?
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  9.    27 Oct 2017 #9

    Just the normal Windows 7 Home Premium SP1.
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  10.    27 Oct 2017 #10

    Eh 2 people giving me 2 different answers. I'd just go with NavyLeader.
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