Solved Install Vista on one Hard Drive, Windows 7 on Hard Drive 2 Tags: Windows 7 Hard Drives Windows Vista Last response: November 16, 2009 6:57 PM in Windows 7 Share seerwan November 16, 2009 2:51:40 PM Dear Tom's ppls, I have Vista installed on my Hard Drive, 250 GB. But i recently purchased a 2nd Hard Drive, 500 GB, and i want to install Windows 7 on it. Is that possible, to have both separately? More about : install vista hard drive windows hard drive Best solution Jonmor68 a b $ Windows 7 November 16, 2009 3:47:34 PM Yes, boot the W7 dvd, select custom instalation and select the new drive to install on. When the instalation is completed, you will have a menu at boot time to choose Vista or W7. Share dunklegend November 16, 2009 6:53:50 PM Vista and Windows 7 are basically the same (only windows 7 a little bit better), why would you want to have it in dual boot? You should do a backup of your important files and work with windows 7. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer seerwan November 16, 2009 6:57:18 PM its only till i borrow an External drive to copy then paste all of my files... my external HDD was stolen 2 weeks ago... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Installing windows 8 on windows 7 - one hard drive, 2 partitions Forum SolvedInstalling Windows Vista/Windows 7 on a hard drive with 512 bytes/physical sector and non-aligned partitions Forum Solvedcan a hard drive from a windows 7 be installed and run on a vista system Forum Replacing sata hard drive with vista to another one with windows 7 Forum SolvedRe-Installed Windows 7 64bit as my old hard drive died (brought new one) Cant Access Internet!! Forum SolvedOne of the Hard disk drive not detected after installing Windows 7 Forum Problem installing Windows 7 hard drive in Vista machine Forum SolvedHow can I format my vista hard drive so I can do clean install of win7 Forum SolvedTried to install Windows Vista onto new hard drive and it did not complete for some reason Forum Solvedcan I install an OEM Windows Vista on the same computer with a new hard drive Forum SolvedDual boot with two 2 separate hard drives, one has windows 7 and one has windows 8.1 Forum Install 2nd hard drive on laptop with windows 7 Forum SolvedHow to make factory reset a hard drive on Windows 7 and make it install on a seperate Harddrive? Forum SolvedCan i install Windows 7 on a hard drive that allready has Windows 8 on it. Forum SolvedCan I make windows update install on my hard drive even though windows 7 is on my SSD? Forum SolvedHow do I install Windows 7 on a blank Hard Drive Forum SolvedHow to Reformat hard drive, And install Windows 7? Forum SolvedHow do I install windows 7 onto a new hard drive without cd or DVD but I have the product key on the back of my old laptop bec Forum SolvedI just changed my hard drive on my PC but now I can not install windows 7 Forum Solvedwindows 7 cannot format hard drive during install Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !