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Duel boot not working with 7 installed first - help :-)

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    Duel boot not working with 7 installed first - help :-)

    Hey all,

    I am having a right mere with this problem here and I hope that someone can help me, basically I am trying to set up my windows 7 laptop so that it duel boots between 7 and 8 which sounds great. My existing W7 partition has been shrunk and a new partition has been created ready for the install however when trying to install using the disk, I keep being told that windows cant be installed onto the partition due to the disk being a MBR format (think that what the three letters are) .

    Is there a way round this without having to remove the current install and remove all of my content.

    Help :-(


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Duel boot not working with 7 installed first - help :-)
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