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Install files - where?

  1. #1

    Install files - where?


    I used the installer on my HTPC to do the pre-checks and download the installation files. Took ages.

    I also want to install on a laptop. Can I use the files downloaded on the HTPC to install on the laptop?

    If so, how?

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    WINDOWS 7


    Files, what files? If you mean Windows 8, you can download an iso file, burn it on a disk and then put this disk in your laptop's drive and boot from that. Then complete the installation.

    It's the easiest way.

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    I have an ISO, but my burner is fubar.

    The installer downloaded its own set of files, which I can install from the desktop when I feel fit. I wondering if I could use these files on another PC.
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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin


    Yes.
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    Where are they stored on the htpc?
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  6. #6


    I found the files, but there isn't a setup.exe.

    Any ideas how to run this?
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  7. #7


    Got it.
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