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


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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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  • OS
    windows 8
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    hp
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#3
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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  • OS
    windows 8
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    hp

theog

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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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  • OS
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1
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    PC/Desktop
    Other Info
    Notebooks x 3

    Desktops x 5

    Towers x 4
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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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  • OS
    windows 8
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    hp

genet

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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 10
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Lenovo G580
    CPU
    Intel Core i5-3230M
    Memory
    8 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD Graphics 4000
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender, standard user account
    Other Info
    UEFI firmware (BIOS) embedded Windows 8 product key.