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    Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    I am kinda confused with the dual boot now, I have Windows 7 32 bit version installed in my PC and now Can I install Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel to do Dual boot? Can you tell me the steps to do it in brief?

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    yes u can install both the os at the same time.as u have already installed windows 7 x32 bit,install windows 7 x64 bit and then update it to windows 8 x64 bit.d

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    Yes dear.............
    You can install both the windows-7 and windows-8. You can usethem in parallel in dual boot.
    First you have to see your C-drive(OS installing drive) is having high storage capacity about 50-60Gb.
    Then if you have already installed windows-7 You can upgrade it to Windows -8 during installation .
    It helps in dual boot.
    You can choose your OS during starting ON the PC. or using applications you can dual boot the OS.
    Boot-manager-for-Windows-7-and-Windows-8-dual-boot-system.jpgdual.jpg
    Thank you................

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    You can install both of these a parallel boot system. But you cant use both at same time. You can keep these at one as a major and other as a minor. And use one after other. So try to install these in seprated derive.

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    hii

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    yes we can install both of them and can use them in a parellel way
    you can run one at a time not both
    you can keep them one and use one other after you nedd
    but you have to keed them both in a seperate drivers
    this can be done during the installation
    annd you can use the one you need before satrting on the os

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    Of course you can!

    Follow these steps to install dual operating system in a single hard disk,

    Installing operating system in different local disk will solve your issue!

    Steps to do so,

    1:First of all, install windows 7 operating system in local disk c

    2:Install windows 8 operating system in another drive I mean exclude local disk c because, you already installed windows 7 operating system in local disk c that's why!

    If you want a parallel boot in same hard disk you have do the above process.

    After doing above process you will be able to use both operating system parallel

    That's it over!

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    hii frnds
    you can install both the windows 7 and windows 8 at the time.you can use both in parallel in dual boot
    you have to see your c drive.is having high capacity storage
    if you have already install windows 7 then you can upgrade it to windows8 .by that you can use both at a time in dual boot
    you can choose your osduring start on the pc or using the applications you can dual boot the os
    by that you can know the result

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    Hello Friend,

    That Is Possible Task......

    Steps :


    >> Firstly Installed The Windows 8 32 Bits In The C: Drive
    >> After That Installed The Windows 8 64 Bits To Another Drive
    >> And Access Anyone Depend On Your Need....

    Enjoyyyy

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    Yes you can have multiple operating systems in a your system

    Follow these steps to do so,

    ---->Make sure your system meets the minimum requirements before installing windows 8 operating system

    ---->If so, Change the installation drive to other which doesn't contains your previous windows operating system at the time of installation

    ---->This will give you multiple operating systems in your system

    ---->But its not a problem of 32 and 64-bits operating systems when ever you are installing in different drives like above


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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    Hello friend,


    I have the solution for your problem just do as i say.............

    Yes, you can make a dual boot of Windows 7 32-bit and the Windows 8 64-bit.
    in your computer.

    353872-windows-8-dual-boot-windows-8.jpg

    Before doing this this store all your important data and files.
    You should have installed the Windows 8 in your computer.

    1.Firstly go to the start screen.

    2.Then you insert the Windows 7 CD in your computer.

    3.Then you go to the 'Set up backup'.

    4.Then select the drive where you want to install it.

    5.That's it you can successfully install the Windows 7 in your Windows 8 and you can create a dual boot.

    Have a nice day.........

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    yes you can install windows 7 32 bit and windows 8 64 bit as parallel muti operating systems provided you follow some instructions

    1.You shall not be able to install the windows 8 64 bit from within the windows 7 32 bit
    2.In order to install windows 8 64 bit boot your system with the installation media
    3.Do not select upgrade option while installing but select custom installation
    4.Do not install windows on the partition on which windows 7 is installed otherwise it shall be removed
    5.upon successful installation you shall be able to select windows to boot upon system startup

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    Dear friend..

    I don't think it is possible.
    This only happens when you are using two separate hard disk in your PC and then you can install two OS separately in both the hard disk,

    The steps for installing OS are same but you can set the priority among both that which one you want to open first,
    Remember one more thing, you can't open two OS together in any device,

    You can open one OS at one time,


    Thank you...

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    Dear friend,

    Yes, you can install Multiple Operating System in your PC.

    You can install Windows 8 and Windows 7 in the same PC.

    If Windows 7 is already installed on the C: Drive, then you must have any other Blank Drive like D:, E:, etc.

    If you have vacant Drive, then restart your PC and then insert Windows 8 Installation Disk.

    Boot from this DVD and then follow instructions by choosing as D: or E: drive.

    After successful installation, you will be asked to choose the OS from which you want to Boot after every Startup.

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    hello

    Yes you can install both windows 7 32 bit and windows 8 with 64 bit

    But you have to keep both OS in separated disk drive Ex. Windows 7 in C drive and Windows 8 in D drive
    Good Luck

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    Hello.
    You can install multiple Operating System on the same computer. To do this, you must have the multiple partitions created. Ex: C, D or E drive.
    Each partition can hold only one Operating System version.

    To dual boot with Windows 7 and Windows 8 Operating System on the same computer.
    First, install Windows 7 on the C: Drive using the disk. Upon installing Windows 7 on C drive.
    Use the Windows 8 disk to install Windows 8 on the D or E drive. (As we are trying to install Windows 8 64bit version on a separate partition, you must select Custom Installation).

    Note: As if now, Windows 8 Pro Upgrade license is the only option available. Windows 8 Pro is not a full version, it is an Upgrade License. You cannot perform Custom Installation using the disk of Windows 8 Pro Upgrade (or else you may not be able to activate it). To install Windows 8 Pro Upgrade, your computer must have prior version of Windows installed and you must perform Upgrade Installation.
    If you want to install Windows 8 Pro Upgrade, first install prior version of Windows 64 bit on the D: drive and use Windows 8 Pro Upgrade 64 bit to perform Upgrade installation.

    Upgrade can be happened from Windows XP, Vista or 7 - 32 bit to Windows 8 32 bit.

    Or Windows XP, Vista or 7 - 64 bit to Windows 8 64 bit.

    In this way, you can install Windows 7 and Windows 8 on the same computer. While booting your computer, you will have an option to select which version of Windows to load.


    Regards
    Vincent Daniel

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    please check that your computer fullfil the all requirment of windows8 that it can run windows 8. now if it is fullfil the requirment then i want to tell you that there is some problems you may be faced to install windows 8. hence first you make the two drive that have the space above 20 gb each for simoothly running. then first install the windows 7 in one drive and install the windows8 in second drive. drive selection can be done when you are installing the windows it ask for drive selection in which do you want to install.

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    hello guest !!!

    i came to know about your dilema of installing windows7 parallel to windows8.
    so let me tell you that,you will not facing any problem after installling windows8 parallel to windows 7.

    what you need to do during installling of windows8 is that do not install windows8 in that partition in which windows7 is already installed.
    if you do so than windows8 will take precedence over windows7 and you will loose windows7 system files.
    so it will be better for you to use another partition apart from C:\\
    to install a hazzel free windows8.

    steps for installing???

    all the steps are same as you have done while installing windows7.
    but here it goes to different.when you have to select the partition for installing windows.
    so at this juncture,select another partition apart from C:\\ and everything will be same.

    hope you are satisfied with us.
    Pushp Singh

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    Hi...............

    Yes, you can install the both Windows 7 and Windows 8 in the same system.

    You install the Windows 8 first in your computer.

    Later you start the installing windows 7 in your computer directly by inserting cd.

    You should make sure that you are installing Windows 7 in the other drive in which you have installed Windows 8 before.

    Thanks.....................

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    friend you can install both windows 7 32bit and windows 8 64 bit and use them parallely.

    >>friend you can use both but one at a time.

    >>for installing windows 8 you need space of around 45-50gb in any of the drive on which you want to install windows 8.

    >>windows 8 should be installed on different drive from the one which has windows 7 already installed.

    >>installation process is same as windows 7 but you just need to change the destination drive name.



    good luck....

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    Hello Friend,

    Yes,of cause you can install both the window's (Window 7 32-bit & windows 8 64-bit)
    But you need to install window's 7 32 bit in your system with boot.
    Then you can install window 8 64 bit bu just inserting DVD in DVD/RW.
    but you can use single window at a time.
    I suggest you to install window's in different drive's so that you will not confused in finding any file's in window's.

    Hope it help.......
    Thank you.....

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    hiiiiiiiiiiiiii

    the windows7 would be installed in your PC in Local Disk(C
    so when you you are going to install windows8,install it in some other drive such as Local Disk(D or Local Disk(E etc

    the procedure is same as you install windows8 normally only the page in which it will ask in which drive you want to install windows8 select some other drive and click next your windows8 will successfully installed parallel to windows7.

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    Yes you can install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot. It is similar to install Windows xp and Windows 7 on dual boot.

    But you must have enough space to install both OS.

    Follow following steps to install Windows 7 and Windows 8 on same PC :

    - 1st Install Windows 7 regular way on local disk C.

    - Now insert CD of windows 8 operating system and then restart your PC.

    - Now CD will be booted and you have to install windows 8 operating system on any other local disk other than C.

    - After selecting local disk installation will go on regular way.

    After completing installation when you will restart your PC then you will get two option

    1) Windows 7

    2) Windows 8

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    Dear,

    You can install Windows 7 32-bit operating system and Windows 8 64-bit operating system in a dual boot mode normally. In dual boot, only one operating system is active at a time so there is no interference between them. The only difference in these is the listing of operating systems in each other (that is in GRUB file that contains information about the booting configuration of your PC such as the list of operating system, partition on which an operating system is installed and similar. It is used by your BIOS of the system).

    I suggest you to install Windows 7 32-bit operating system first and Windows 8 64-bit operating system in a separate partition after that.


    Thanks.

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    >hi friends
    >follow the below steps
    >first of all go to start menu
    >now insert the windows 7 cd/dvd in your device
    >now click on the setup backup
    >now select the drive where you want to install
    >now install it
    >now you can create the dual boot
    >i hope this information help you
    >all the best

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    Yes ofcourse ...


    But it will be better if you install windows in different drives .

    insert the windows 7 OS disc and click on setup backup .

    select the destination where you want to install it .

    now create the dual boot .

    and proceed to install . repeat the same for installing windows8 also

    restart your device after that .


    thank you...

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    Re: Can we install Windows 7 32 bit OS and Windows 8 64 bit OS in parallel as dual boot?

    Hello*******
    Friend*******
    ++++++++++++Try this process for this issue++++++++

    **********Insert Windows 8 OS DVD into DVD writer.

    **********Press Enter key to run Windows 8 Installing setup.

    **********Click on install to install Windows 8.

    **********While windows 8 installing procedure begins it will asks you the location where you want to install
    that.
    **********Choose installing location different from the location where windows 7 already installed.

    **********After selecting a location click on Install.

    **********After few steps windows 8 will install into your system with windows 7 in parallel mode.

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