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Windows 7: Installing Dual Windows 7 OS

22 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 professional
Installing Dual Windows 7 OS


this question may be bit irrevelant but just for clarifying i want to ask.

Can i install Windows 7 Professional Edition 64 bit and 32 bit Operating system in a same computer in different directories.


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22 Jan 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP


It violates the EULA but I believe it is at least possible. Others claim to be doing it without problem.
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22 Jan 2010   #3

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

You will need separate partitions.
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24 Jan 2010   #4

Windows 7 64 bit build 7600

As long as they are both activated.
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24 Jan 2010   #5
Microsoft MVP


Actually I would wait the full 30 days before activating the second installed OS if you install both. This gives you some time to compare the two in case MS detects more than one copy of the same license is in use, which might then default the activation timer to 3 days.
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