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Windows 7: Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and Vista

20 Aug 2012   #150

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

But I do. Just wanted to leave separately.
Should I create a new partition?

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20 Aug 2012   #151

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Yes, that would allow you to install to the new partition and be able to dual boot. :)
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09 Oct 2012   #152

windows Vista 32

Does this apply to two seperate hard drives on the one PC? Will windows boot manager appear on startup?
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09 Oct 2012   #153

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by echo69 View Post
Does this apply to two seperate hard drives on the one PC? Will windows boot manager appear on startup?
Yes, it will apply.
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09 Oct 2012   #154

windows Vista 32

Many thanks for that...
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01 Jun 2013   #155

vista 32, windows xp home 32 and windows 7 home 32 and ultimate 64

Thanks this was extremely helpful
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11 Oct 2015   #156

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Microsoft says that you can not install a older version of windows as the second operating system. You can not install Vista with Windows 7 installed.
  • You must install the older operating system first, and then install the more recent operating system. If you don't (for example, if you install Windows Vista on a computer already running Windows 7), you can render your system inoperable. This can happen because earlier versions of Windows don't recognize the startup files used in more recent versions of Windows and can overwrite them.
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