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dual bood windows 7 32 bit with windows 8 64 uefi (gpt )

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    dual bood windows 7 32 bit with windows 8 64 uefi (gpt )


    hello eveybody , i need a halp from this forum for installing dual boot windows 7 32 bit with windows 8 64 bit uefi (gpt ). i tried to install windows 7 32bit but its gives msg " the selected partition is gpt type " . then i searched on goggle regarding this msg and i got to know tht my syetem had uefi system , not bios . so kindly tell me is it possible to install windows 7 32 bit with windows 8 64 bit uefi sustem ? if yes thne assist me what do i need to do for this ? i want to keep my windows 8 64 bit as it has come with my machine and secondly i need to install windows 7 32 bit c which i need to run my some programs tht do not support 64 bit windows . thx

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    Sorry, but you need to keep your 32 bit PC.
    OR
    VirtualBox - Install Windows 8
    VMware Player - Install Windows 8
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    Theog i have windows 8 64 bit installed on my pc , not windows 7 . I want ot install windows 7 32bit on windows 8 64bit .
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    You can not dual boot UEFI Windows 8/8.1 with Legacy Windows 7 x86. you need to use a VM.
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    Thx theorgfor prompt reply . Kindly tell me how to download vm because i went to site but i didnt understand which one i need to download n install ...sorry i m not very gud in computers so thts y i m keep disturbing u . Thx for all help
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    I have hp intel 15 qurd core laptop with pre installed windows 8
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