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On Windows 7, install Windows 8 onto another HD, Dualboot?

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    Windows 7

    On Windows 7, install Windows 8 onto another HD, Dualboot?


    I'm new to the forums, so I'm very sorry for the mistakes I make. Anyways, I'm wondering if I can install Windows 8 onto another hard drive and have that dual boot screen, as shown below. I am currently running on Windows 7. I want 2 OS's on my PC, on two hard drives. If possible, can some please give me instructions? Thanks.

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello kvboss, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Yes, you sure could dual boot Windows 7 and Windows 8 with each installed on separate hard drive. The tutorial below can help show you more on how to.

    Dual Boot Installation - Windows 8 and Windows 7 or Vista

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    Windows 7


    Thank You very much I'll be sure to check it out!
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    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome. Please let us know how it went.
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