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Hi! As the title says, I need to do a fresh install on a new notebook which runs win 7 HP. How can I install the OS using my external 500gb LACIE hard drive? I also have a usb 3.7 gb stick.Unfortunately, I dont have the installation dvd anymore Only the files.
Thanks in advance.
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Hi! As the title says, I need to do a fresh install on a new notebook which runs win 7 HP. How can I install the OS using my external 500gb LACIE hard drive? I also have a usb 3.7 gb stick.Unfortunately, I dont have the installation dvd anymore Only the files.
Thanks in advance.
Here is how you do it, you will need to format the drive though.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/m.../dd535816.aspx
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Okay thanks. I'll just burn the files on a dvd I guess..
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