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Multiple OS's on same drive.

Discussion in 'General Software' started by Toothless, Jul 18, 2014.

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    So my laptop has a 500GB (actually 460GB) HDD and I want to split it in half, using the empty half for Windows 8 as I already have Windows 7 on. Just to see if I want to make a full upgrade or not. Will there be any issues at all?
     
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    Right click on computer -> Manage -> Disk management -> Shrink Volume -> Format the created volume to NTFS -> Install Windows 8 on it

    If you follow this, there will be no issues.
     
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    And when I boot, it'll give me the option to pick which OS every time if I so choose to set it that way?
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    you're always going to have a boot menu, that's just part of having two os's. You can choose which boots by default and the timeout value for recovery modes, but It looks like you figured that our already.
     
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    Awesome, that's everything I needed to know. Thanks guys.
     
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