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Offline Sim_8_3  
#16 Posted : Saturday, December 24, 2016 4:02:33 PM(UTC)
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I have a terrible memory, have this: http://www.howtogeek.com...windows-7-and-windows-8/
Ok I'm hoping that Win 8 isn't much different than Win 10, your not the only one with a terrible memory,lol.
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#17 Posted : Saturday, December 24, 2016 4:55:02 PM(UTC)
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As far as I know, an OS is an OS is an OS. Installs just the same :P
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#18 Posted : Tuesday, December 27, 2016 6:27:30 PM(UTC)
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As far as I know, an OS is an OS is an OS. Installs just the same :P
I hope that's the case, we'll see as soon as I get some time to do this thing.
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#19 Posted : Tuesday, December 27, 2016 9:52:06 PM(UTC)
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Is it possible to just install windows 7 on a spare usb flash drive and just plug it in whenever you boot up the pc?
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#20 Posted : Tuesday, January 10, 2017 6:04:28 PM(UTC)
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I haven't done this, but it occurs to me today that all I need is my Win 7 partition cloned to the SSD where the Win 10 is installed, so technically couldn't I just create partition on the SSD and just clone the Win 7 Partition and use something like GRUB to get the partition recognized as a boot partition? I really don't want to have to do a clean install of Win 7 and then reinstall everything that's on the Win 7 partition if I can avoid it, it's gonna save me a headache if I can.
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#21 Posted : Wednesday, January 11, 2017 12:30:24 PM(UTC)
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Is it possible to just install windows 7 on a spare usb flash drive and just plug it in whenever you boot up the pc?
That's called Windows To Go and is only available with the Enterprise versions of Windows 8/10. You also need a USB key that meets certain speed specs. I know Ironkey sells (or perhaps used to sell) some USB keys with Windows To Go on them.
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