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  1. #11


    I didn't pick the Nothing option. I picked the keep profiles and personal files one...

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  2. #12


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    Oh, my mistake. Sorry. It's still something that was probablt incompatible in the other option.
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  3. #13


    Hi bring,

    in my installation (64-bit) first option (User accounts, personel files....) does not appear. Only two options. What's the reason(s) of this?
    OS is Windows 7 Ultimate 64


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  4. #14


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    Hello nonpasaran, and welcome to Eight Forums. It's good to see you here.

    It just depends on what is available on your installation for what options you will have.


    Step 5.
    NOTE: These options may vary depending on what OS you currently have, and what you have installed.
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  5. #15


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    Windows 7


    if I install this, will my programs like photoshop be retained?
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  6. #16


    Posts : 21,816
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Yuhenyo, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    As long as they are not found to be incompatible at step 4, then yes they will be retained.

    However, you might consider doing of the below to dual boot Windows 8 with Vista instead since Windows 8 is not final yet.

    http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...ndows-8-a.html

    Windows 8 VHD - Create at Boot to Dual Boot with

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  7. #17


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Freelancer, and welcome to Seven Forums.

    Could you post a screenshot of what it's saying to see if anything may stand out?

    You might see if disabling any security programs before installing Windows 8 may allow it to install.
    Brink...I know you are putting in a lot of hours on the forums but currently you are on Eight Forums!?!?
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  8. #18


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    LOL, yeah they do tend to blend together after a while sometimes.
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  9. #19


    Does the install not give you the option to install which partition on, if you have more than one partition?
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  10. #20


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello AEM,

    In this build, you will only get a choice of where to install Windows 8 if installed from boot during a clean or dual boot install. If installed from within say Windows 7 or Vista, it will replace it with Windows 8 without an option of where to install it.
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