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Windows 7: Windows 7 and 8 on the same computer. Installation order.

18 Nov 2012   #1

7 SP1 / 8
Windows 7 and 8 on the same computer. Installation order.

Hi. Which ot these two systems I should install 1st? I want to have 8 installed normally and 7 on vhd.

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18 Nov 2012   #2

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18 Nov 2012   #3

7 SP1 / 8

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
I know very well how to do clean install but I asked about normal installation of 8 and also 7 on vhd (not any virtual machine).

Now I have 7 installed normally and 8 on vhd and during boot screen I have to choose what OS I want to run. I want the same situation with normal 8 and 7 on vhd.
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19 Nov 2012   #4

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

So this time install 8 first, then 7 on the vhd. What`s the problem ?
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 Windows 7 and 8 on the same computer. Installation order.

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