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icow
12-09-2011, 08:30 PM
hi,
Still unable to find my 32bit dvd so i just downloaded the iso from a sight previously mentioned. I don't have a blank dvd right now and would like to get windows 7 installed quick. Is it possible to do an upgrade install out of an iso or do i have to burn a disk (currently running xp).

Snorkbox
12-09-2011, 08:34 PM
You will need to burn a disk I suspect as what will happen when the PC restarts?

Speedy Gonzales
12-09-2011, 08:35 PM
You have to burn it to DVD. I suppose you could mount it as a virtual CD (if you have a program), then install it on another partition (If you want a dual boot)

wainuitech
12-09-2011, 08:37 PM
Did read someplace its possible, but not practical.

got a USB Drive of at least 4 GB -- install it from there after making the Drive bootable. Use the Windows 7 USB tool (http://download.cnet.com/Windows-7-USB-DVD-Download-Tool/3000-18513_4-10972600.html)

sahilcc7
12-09-2011, 09:56 PM
Did read someplace its possible, but not practical.

got a USB Drive of at least 4 GB -- install it from there after making the Drive bootable. Use the Windows 7 USB tool (http://download.cnet.com/Windows-7-USB-DVD-Download-Tool/3000-18513_4-10972600.html)

+1 for USB Tool. I've used it.

icow
12-09-2011, 10:09 PM
Ok used the USB tool. Got this error when attempting to update:
Windows was unable to create a required installation folder.
Error code: 0x80070005

Any ideas?

ronyville
12-09-2011, 10:37 PM
Is it possible to do an upgrade install out of an iso or do i have to burn a disk (currently running xp).

yup, as Speedy said, just mount the iso as a vitual CD/DVD and run the setup. (not sure if this will work if the upgrade requires a restart during the install than you will need to burn a DVD.)

icow
12-09-2011, 10:48 PM
Ok used the USB tool. Got this error when attempting to update:
Windows was unable to create a required installation folder.
Error code: 0x80070005

Any ideas?

nvm fixed