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Dual installation with Windows 7 and 8

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    Windows 7 Pro 32 Bit

    Dual installation with Windows 7 and 8


    Hi there...
    Recently i was caught in a situation where a Laptop with base installation of
    windows 8 with GPT type Disk was needed to be configured with Windows 7 too as a dual boot operating system.
    I tried my best but failed. I search for the solution but in vain.
    I want to ask is there any possibility to install windows 7 on a preinstalled windows 8 laptop as a dual boot option??

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Dual installation with Windows 7 and 8
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