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    Windows 8 and 7 install help

    Hi I got windows 8 64 pro installed but I am having problems with memory which is causing black lines on desktop and even in bios. I wanted to install windows 7 on another partition but windOWS disk tells me I can't because of gpt boot. How can I fix this ,sould I do a clean install and start over to use Mbr?Thks
    What do I need to enable or disable in bios for mbr? Thks

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    As the your MOBO's has a uEFI BIOS.
    Both Windows 8 x64 & Windows 7 x64 support uEFI BIOS.

    How to install Windows 64 bit on a uEFI BIOS:

    UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with - Windows 7 Forums

    UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 8 with

    For more info on uEFI:
    Windows and GPT FAQ
    Unified Extensible Firmware Interface - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    UEFI and Windows

    You could try installing Windows 7 first.
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    Many thks i'll read up on this
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    You are welcome, I hope all goes well.
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