How to install Windows 7 to new HDD from old HDD connected via USB running Ubuntu 15.10


Jul 9, 2015
I have a windows 7 DVD in my DVD drive. Unfortunately, I can't get to my BIOS to select boot device due to broken laptop screen. The only thing displaying on my external monitor is my current ubuntu installation from my old HDD connected via USB.

From that (HDD via USB), I now have access to DVD, and my new HDD in the SATA port.

Please guide me how to install Windows 7 on my new HDD.


Jul 9, 2015

I tried it! Dell won't boot unless there is a LCD in it. Else, it sounds the 8 beep (visual display error).

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