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Windows 7: wins dual boot for dummys


27 Oct 2012   #1

win 7 home 64 bit
 
 
wins dual boot for dummys

i want to make a dual boot, but i know nothing about how to do it. i am running wins 7
and i have already downloaded wins 8 but i have not installed it yet. i have a c and d drive with very few things on my d drive, like pic`s and so on. please make it simple
because i dont know a lot about pc`s. thanks


bill


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27 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

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27 Oct 2012   #3

win 7 home 64 bit
 
 

thanks
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27 Oct 2012   #4

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Did you download the Windows 8 Upgrade?

http://download.microsoft.com/Docume...0bef5cbe3a.pdf

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Microsoft
What about upgrading the software? The software covered by this agreement is an upgrade to your existing operating system software, so the upgrade replaces the original software that you are upgrading. You do not retain any rights to the original software after you have upgraded and you may not continue to use it or transfer it in any way. This agreement governs your rights to use the upgrade software and replaces the agreement for the software from which you upgraded. After you complete your upgrade, additional software will be required to playback or record certain types of media, including DVDs.
If yes,
You would have NO original software.
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27 Oct 2012   #5

win 7 home 64 bit
 
 

yes i have downloaded it. thanks for letting me know, because i have been looking all over for it.
so i take it that if i installed wins 8 on my d drive it would still remove wins 7 from my c drive
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28 Oct 2012   #6

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

I don't believe you will have the option of installing on your D: drive.
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28 Oct 2012   #7

win 7 home 64 bit
 
 

thanks everyone
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