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Windows 7: My Win 7 Disk has 4 partitions, (2Drive letters) want to dual boot

25 Dec 2012   #21

Win7 Home Premium 64 bit

@Kaktussoft; & @gregrocker;

Got it done today. All well well, except for a slightly scary moment when after making C: logical and want to go to the next step, I had to run "ChkDsk" which didn't want run, until I ran it from the "Properties" dialogue box of "C"

So thanks for all your help, and for this excellent forum.

Win8 Only had an hour or two to play with it and imagine it will take a good deal of time to get productive with it.

P.S. Are there some time limitations on my running this Win 8 upgrade in dual-boot mode??

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25 Dec 2012   #22
Microsoft MVP


If you yearn for the Win7 Start Menu you can actually graft it on while turning off the Metro start screen, then toggle between them if needed, using Windows 7 Start Menu for Windows 8.

Then add replica Win7 gadgets using 8GadgetPack - Gadgets for Windows 8 and you've basically got Win7 but with some Win8 improvements (and bugs).

I am waiting to get a touchscreen to try Win8 in a native environment.
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