Hard-drive broke, had my windows 7 Tags: Windows 7 Hard Drives Last response: August 15, 2012 4:28 AM in Windows 7 Share evilcannon August 15, 2012 4:16:26 AM My hard drive broke and the warranty is gone so i will need to buy a new one. I legally bought a 64bit version(and no it wasn't oem) My question is, can i still install windows on a different hard drive or will i seriously need to spend another $300? More about : hard drive broke windows dodger46 a b $ Windows 7 August 15, 2012 4:28:29 AM Go ahead! If it's the Retail version no problem at all, and even if it was OEM also no problem unless you ugraded the Mobo, in which case you would probably get away with telephone activation. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 7 broke my harddrive? Forum SolvedInstalling Windows 7 on new SSD, what happens to old HDD that had Windows 7 first? Forum SolvedHow to make factory reset a hard drive on Windows 7 and make it install on a seperate Harddrive? Forum SolvedOEM mobo broke, is there a way to get a new product key, without dropping $100 on a new Windows 7 DVD? Forum I have a dell laptop with windows 7 the screen is broke. how or can I hook it up to my vizio smart tv. Forum SolvedI had windows 7, but I used the factory reset and now the OS is Windows XP. Any way to restore back to Windows 7? Forum SolvedMy PSU Broke so I bought a new one and installed it and now Windows 7 doesn't work Forum SolvedTransfering windows 7 from a laptop harddrive to a desktop ssd Forum SolvedI can't access my External Harddrive in Windows 7 Forum Solvedi have recently upgraded to windows 8.1 where i cant play any game. where when i had windows 7 i could play all my games inclu Forum SolvedDoes deleting all partitions and formatting on windows 7mean you lose everything on the harddrive? Forum SolvedCan I run Windows 7,64 bit on a computer that had Windows 8, 64 bit installed? Forum SolvedI have an old computer from 2002. I recently had to upgrade to windows 7 and now I cannot fix the display to use my entire 17 Forum Solvedmy laptop had windows 7 home premium,at work they up grade it to professional Forum Windows 7 broke Forum SolvedInstalled Windows 7 (OEM) onto HDD and MOBO, had to return MOBO, will I get a new product key? Forum SolvedReformatted entire harddrive of recently purchased Acre laptop, installed Windows 7 Ultimate. Having trouble with some drivers Forum Solvedwhile reinstalling windows 7 the laptop froze to the point that i had to restart it and now it says "setup is now starting a Forum Solvedi had installed 2 operating systems(windows 7(default),windows server 2008) Forum SolvedWindows 7 Computer Won't Recognize Long-standing External Harddrive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !