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Downgrading Windows 8 on HDD to Windows 7 on SSD

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    Downgrading Windows 8 on HDD to Windows 7 on SSD

    Hello Windows 8 forum peoples! I recently bought a Windows 7 Home Premium disc and I want to install it onto my Inspiron 7720 laptop's SSD (G: Drive). However, I currently have Windows 8 installed on my HDD (C: drive). If I follow the Windows 8 downgrading tutorial, will the SSD show up as a partition that I can install Windows 7 to? Also, will the SSD function as a boot drive and will programs other than Windows 7 still download to my HDD?

    Thank you!
    Last edited by tambrico2; 17 Aug 2014 at 18:24.

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