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How to install windows 8 side by side with windows 7

How to install windows 8 with windows 7 side by side :

Before you start make a backup of your data , you don’t want to lose your whole system ūüôā

Requirements :

  1. Windows 7 installed on your PC or Laptop .
  2. Windows 8 DVD how to make windows 8 DVD
  3. 20 GB free space at least on your hard drive .

Lets start ..

  1. Make a new partition with at least 20 GB , use any software ( Partition Magic for example ) or disk management .
  2. Insert windows 8 Release Preview DVD then restart .
  3. boot from DVD .
  4. follow on screen Instructions .
  5. use drive options to install windows 8 on the new drive u made .
  6. let windows 8 finish the rest for u ūüôā

congratulation now you have both windows 7 and windows 8 installed on your computer ( dual boot )

Windows 8 Release Preview

If you wanna try windows 8 release preview you can download it from here :

for 64-bit (x64) : http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=251532 (3.3 GB)

for 32-bit (x86) :http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=251533 (2.5 GB)

you need also a Product Key TK8TP-9JN6P-7X7WW-RFFTV-B7QPF

System Requirements

Windows 8 Release Preview works great on the same hardware that powers Windows 7:

  • Processor:¬†1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster
  • RAM:¬†1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
  • Hard disk space:¬†16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
  • Graphics card:¬†Microsoft¬†DirectX¬†9 graphics device with WDDM driver

Additional requirements to use certain features:

  • To use touch, you need a tablet or a monitor that supports multitouch.
  • To access the¬†Windows¬†Store and to download and run apps, you need an active Internet connection and a screen resolution of at least 1024 x 768.
  • To snap apps, you need a screen resolution of at least 1366 x 768.
  • Internet access (ISP fees might apply)

    How to install Windows 8 Release Preview from an ISO image

    The easiest way to convert an ISO file to a DVD in¬†Windows¬†7¬†is to use¬†Windows¬†Disc Image Burner. On a PC running¬†Windows¬†XP¬†orWindows¬†Vista, a third-party program is required to convert an ISO file into installable media‚ÄĒand DVD burning software often includes this capability. One option is the¬†USB/DVD download tool¬†provided by the¬†Microsoft¬†Store.

    by Microsoft