Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Everything on the current hard drive is configured correctly, I really don't want to have to re-do everything again. ^_^ Thanks Vonnie Hudson Great (and important) question Jessica: yes, if you Choose via the BIOS selectionConnect one driveInstall Win 7Disconnect that driveConnect the other driveInstall Win 8At bootup, you have to select which via the BIOS boot menu. this contact form
View more comments most viewed The Guardian back to top home UK world sport football opinion culture business lifestyle fashion environment tech selected travel all sections close home UK education media However, I'd prefer to leave it where it is and just move older files to the D: drive. Starting to need the disk space and want to delete Vista. To do this, right-click on the folder in Vista to get the Properties sheet and click on the tab marked Location; or in Windows XP, right-click the My Documents folder on http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/245095-1-laptop-2-hard-drives-vista-one-win-7-other.html
BACK UP the registry FIRST - most people skip the backup but it's critical when working the registry because you can seriously goober your computer if you don't do this. Difference between UJ8G6 & UJ8E2 Optical Drives? (could really use some help on this one) solved One drive 2 pagefiles for 2 operating systems Daul boot, two drives with different operating Published 04/18/15 DID YOU KNOW?Praying Mantises are capable of turning their heads nearly 180 degrees, and their compound eyes have 10,000 lenses with visual acuity out to about 20 meters; in RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search How-To Geek How to Dual-Boot Two (or More) Versions of Windows Computers normally have a single operating system installed on them, but you
by R. Reply to Breagan Related Resources solved Dual Booting Windows 7/8 - Two Separate Hard Drives solved Dual boot with two 2 separate hard drives, one has windows 7 and one has If you would go for a fresh install altogether, backing up your current application data folder and restoring it per application will save you quite a lot of time and effort. How To Boot From Second Hard Drive Windows 7 When it's done, it will return to the Disk Cleanup screen: In the image above, we're freed up 2 Gigabytes of space.
Even when i put one of the SSDs last in the list in the BIOS Boot priority order!? How To Install 2nd Hard Drive With Different Operating System Move your cursor to the top right corner and choose Settings, then at the bottom of the slide out click on Change PC Settings. If this is not easier than setting up a virtual machine - which I have found to be a bitch, then I am a particle of flour dust landing on a http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/1029-73-dual-booting-windows-separate-hard-drives The drive with win 7 is dedicated for graphic arts programs, movie editing and the like.
It is possible to manually enable such features after the fact, but I don't know if all features are enable-able after Windows 7 has been installed. Same Os On Two Hard Drives Defrag and backup both partitions when you've finished. Get geeky trivia, fun facts, and much more. One XP and one 7.
RELATED ARTICLEHow to Set Up BitLocker Encryption on Windows If you're using BitLocker encryption on your Windows system, you'll first need to open the BitLocker Control Panel and click the "Suspend Protection" http://www.homeandlearn.co.uk/bc/win7/hard_drive_basics.html Windows 7 Pro will be installed on the new hard drive - the new drive has not yet been installed. Two Hard Drives With Different Operating Systems The same applies to all the others on the list (scroll down to see more). Dual Boot With 2 Hard Drives Also note that if the old computer had an OEM Windows licence, then you're not allowed to use it on different hardware.
According to what I could tell, he connected two different motherboards together, with two different hard drives and place them all in one custom made tower. weblink I've already sold my old computer (doh!)…can sysprep be used from the command prompt using an Win 7 install disk? (Any recommendations on how to backup the volume now that its What is the difference between IMO and IMHO and IHOP? SchroederApril 18, 2015 W. Dual Boot Windows 10 And Windows 7 Separate Hard Drives
However, since it's not yet formatted and can't be used, you'll see a "You need to format the disk in drive D: before you can use it. Can this be done, and if so, how this can be installed? Using different brand and size Hard Drives in one computer? http://ksresource.net/hard-drive/switching-hard-drives.html Note: You may or may not have to re-activate Windows, and reactivation may or may not be successful depending on your type of Windows license.
A Megabyte could hold 1, 000, 000 letters (1, 048, 576 bytes), and a Gigabyte 1000, 000, 000 letters (1 073, 741, 824)! How To Run Two Operating Systems On One Computer At The Same Time However, it looked cool. I'm rebuilding a machine for someone else and I do not have access to their Quickbooks login information (required to download the software from the website).
Open the Control Panel, click the System and Security option, click the System icon, and click Advanced System Settings at the left side of the window. Reinstalling programs on a new computer might be tedious, but reconfiguring is usually far more trouble. More resources See also dual boot on separate hard drives Dual booting windows 7 ultimate x86 and windows 7 ultimate x64 on separate hdds Windows 7 and linux issue, separate hard How To Use Two Hard Drives In One Computer Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - How to do when both HDDs are SATA by Sunildohare / July 9, 2013 8:01 PM PDT In reply to: How I'd do
and i had a hard time running sysprep multiple times but faught my way through the miss information and finaly managed it. Windows 7: 1 laptop 2 hard drives( vista on one and win 7 on the other) 07 Aug 2012 #1 Hokeb1 Win 7 home premiumx64 and Vista x64 2 posts When the command prompt window opens you will type: Bootrec.exe /ScanOS to determine if the system recognizes a windows OS, if so it will list them out and where they are. his comment is here Schroeder Are you saying that you can run a XP program from the XP program library in Windows 7.April 25, 2015 FirstSpear Not quite sure what you mean by "program
I began using two separate disks, and then moved to a single disk; each time learning more. The same should happen when this OS loads. Windows has installed the default drivers for your setup, you can update them if needed. The operating system is Windows 7.
My Windows Live Mail client accounts had the passwords reset to blank, so when I popped my mail I had to re-enter my account passwords and re-save them. also you may have to dissable some windows media player sharing services in windows. Here's what you'll need to do: Install the First Version of Windows: If you already have a single Windows system installed on your computer, that's fine. The image also shows other drives attached to the computer, a DVD writer in this case.