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    Dual Boot Win8 and Win7...

    I would love to dual boot 7 and 8 on my laptop. However, my laptop has Windows 8. Is it possible if I were to partition a space and download the 7 disk? Thanks.

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    XP, Win7, Win8_Eval

    After installing Windows 7 it will take over boot process.

    To repair dual-boot:
    1. Run Dual-boot Repair tool from Visual BCD package.
    This will make Windows 8 again the default boot loader.

    Only if Windows 7 is missing from boot menu after repair -
    Visual BCD Editor - "Create missing Windows loaders" (in right click menu).

    See also how to fix advanced boot options (second half of page).
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