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Old January 23, 2009, 08:20 PM
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I'd like to install Windows 7 on my PC. Problem is, I've never "burned" an iso before, which I'm guessing shouldn't that hard. I was just wondering if there is a specific kind of DVD I'm soppose to buy? Would this be fine?

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Old January 23, 2009, 08:31 PM
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Any DVD will do - but you have to select ISO burn in your software.
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Old January 23, 2009, 08:35 PM
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I see, awesome. Now is it safe to use winows 7 as a primary OS? or is it a smarter choice to partion my hard drive for windows 7?
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Old January 23, 2009, 08:41 PM
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I'd say its safe, but just to make sure i'd partition the HD, or just use a spare entirely.
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Windows 7 should NOT be a primary OS at all.
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Old January 23, 2009, 08:51 PM
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why not? its stable. its the primary OS on my aspire one.

Use imgburn, its easy and free.
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Old January 23, 2009, 08:57 PM
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why not? its stable. its the primary OS on my aspire one.

Use imgburn, its easy and free.
Just because its stable for you does not mean it is for everyone else.

Go read the Windows 7 thread and see how many have had troubles.
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Just because its stable for you does not mean it is for everyone else.

Go read the Windows 7 thread and see how many have had troubles.
I agree, I never use Beta for my primary OS, I have had a few BSOD using 7.
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I've had a whole bunch of lockup/freezing problems as well..
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I had it melt down on me after a few weeks of it running beautifully. I don't think I'd recommend it as a sole os right now.
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