Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

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


My System SpecsSystem Spec

27 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 8 Core X64

My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Oct 2012   #3

win 7 home 64 bit

My System SpecsSystem Spec

27 Oct 2012   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient


Did you download the Windows 8 Upgrade?

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.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Oct 2012   #6

Windows 8 Core X64

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

win 7 home 64 bit

thanks everyone
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 wins dual boot for dummys

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads for2: wins dual boot for dummys
Thread Forum
0xc000000e Boot Selection Failed - Dual-Boot Boot Sequence Issue? General Discussion
Dual boot / Dual Drive queries Installation & Setup
windows 7 and linux fedora dual boot with dual drives General Discussion
dual boot , reinstall the windows and lost dual boot Installation & Setup
Help with dual hard drive/dual boot General Discussion
How do I keep Win 7, Dump XP from dual drive, dual boot Installation & Setup
Dual Boot Issue (Lost my Dual Boot Menu) Installation & Setup

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:29 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33