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Few questions on Installation

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    Few questions on Installation

    Hi there,

    I just downloaded the CP and had a few questions on it. Im trying to install W8 from within W7 by mounting the .iso on daemon tools and running it from there. Now it hasnt asked me which partition i want to install it on. Is it going to install it over W7 by default? Or will it ask me which partition i want to install it on?

    Im also looking to have it installed on a different partition which i dont wanna format. Is this possible?


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    You need to go in the Sources folder and use setup.exe from there to get custom install, I use WinRAR without mounting the .iso.....
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    if i select a different partition, will it format that partition by default? coz i dont want that to happen.
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    If an operating system exists on that partition, a windowsold folder will be created on the new install.
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    yea i read that, but what abt the other files on that partition?
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    all will be added to the windowsold folder as subfolders...
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    gr8 thanx!
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    And if these other folders have nothing to do with Windows they will be kept there side by side with WCP folders
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