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Windows 7: Windows 7 Dual Boot.

28 Apr 2009   #1
rossy87

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Windows 7 Dual Boot.

Hi guys.

I am currently using Vista Home Premium 32-bit and would like to try Windows 7 possibly on a Dual Boot option.

I have never dual booted before so would someone be able to help me out or maybe show me to a tutorial that can help me out.

Many thanks.

Rossy87.


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28 Apr 2009   #2
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Hi rossy87, try this link and there are lots more in the Tutorials section,Dual Boot - Change OS Name in Windows Boot Manager
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28 Apr 2009   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Rossy, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This tutorial can help show you how to. :)

Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and Vista

Shawn
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28 Apr 2009   #4
rossy87

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Ok thanks. that tutorial seems to help alot.

Also two more questions.

1. By how much do i have to partition my hard drive by?

2. Where would the best place be to get Windows 7?

Many thanks.

Rossy87
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28 Apr 2009   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Rossy,

Q1) Windows 7 needs at least 16 GB minimum, but it depends on how much you plan on installing.


Q2) If you can wait until May 5th, then you should be able to find instructions on how to download the Windows 7 RC directly from Microsoft. If not, then Google can be your friend.
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