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Windows 7: How to create a second primary partition to dual OS on a computer.

18 Sep 2011   #11
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You can only install to an external disk with an eSata connection.


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18 Sep 2011   #12
BrentR678

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Okay ill probably buy an esata drive and run windows 8 off of that rather then off my main hard drive. Im not sure if its worth all the hassle of converting my disk back to basic. For that same point i could just as easily run off a virtual computer instead. Thank you all very much for your fast and helpful responses!
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19 Sep 2011   #13
gregrocker

 

You want your disk to be Basic unless spanning partitions across multiple HDs. It is as simple as booting PW CD provided and clicking to convert.
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