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Dual boot - Windows 8 Pro and Windows 7

  1. #1


    Pargas, Finland
    Posts : 48
    Windows 8 Pro 64-Bit with Media Center

    Dual boot - Windows 8 Pro and Windows 7


    Hello everyone!
    As you guys know Windows 8 was released today, and I'm really considering to buy it now when it's just 29.99 (in Finland...)!

    But my question is, if I buy Windows 8, can I create a dual boot with Windows 7 (keep my W7 I'm currently running)?
    Or will the install ignore W7 and just remove it?

    Thanks!

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Quote Originally Posted by DanRex View Post
    Hello everyone!
    As you guys know Windows 8 was released today, and I'm really considering to buy it now when it's just 29.99€ (in Finland...)!

    But my question is, if I buy Windows 8, can I create a dual boot with Windows 7 (keep my W7 I'm currently running)?
    Or will the install ignore W7 and just remove it?

    Thanks!
    Well, I posted this exact question a couple of days ago, and answered it today just a couple of hours ago:

    Dual Boot Windows 7 and Windows 8 Upgrade?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Pargas, Finland
    Posts : 48
    Windows 8 Pro 64-Bit with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by sgage View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by DanRex View Post
    Hello everyone!
    As you guys know Windows 8 was released today, and I'm really considering to buy it now when it's just 29.99€ (in Finland...)!

    But my question is, if I buy Windows 8, can I create a dual boot with Windows 7 (keep my W7 I'm currently running)?
    Or will the install ignore W7 and just remove it?

    Thanks!
    Well, I posted this exact question a couple of days ago, and answered it today just a couple of hours ago:

    Dual Boot Windows 7 and Windows 8 Upgrade?
    Thanks mate!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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