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Having Two Different versions of windows 7 from Partitioning?

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October 10, 2010 7:57:58 AM

Hi! I have windows 7 Home Premium installed on my computer, Hard Drive C, which came with this laptop.
It came with a 30GB back-up memmory Hard Drive D (Which is partitioned from the Main Hard Drive C)
I hope to install my computer of Windows 7 Ultimate on Hard Drive D to see how well it will work :]

Would this be possible? damage?
Would it have the two windows 7 boot up option when I start the computer?
a b $ Windows 7
October 10, 2010 12:43:38 PM

Hello ExIink;
Am I right in thinking you didn't get a Windows 7 DVD installation disk with your laptop?
That 30GB partition is probably your only copy of Win7 Home Premium.
Without a Windows 7 installation disk I'd be sure to make an ISO copy of the backup partition just in case the hard disk fails.
ImgBurn software can do that for you.

So it's not actually a great idea to install Win7 Ultimate into that D: drive location.
You're much better off making a new, separate partition for Win7 Ultimate.
Easeus Partition Master Home Edition
a b $ Windows 7
October 10, 2010 8:47:30 PM

While the Ultimate eddition has a number of extra features over the Home Premium, they are mostly for business and high end users.
There is no difference in performance, there is little point in installing Ultimate as well other then bragging rights.
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