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Ashish Dewan needs help for Dual OS Installation

by ashish_dewan / November 18, 2015 10:01 PM PST

I am Ashish Dewan. I am new to this online discussion board. I need some help from your side. I want to install Dual OS. Presently, I am using Windows 8.1 & now I want to install Windows 7 as well. The reason is behind doing this is I am unable to install some software through Windows 8.1. Kindly instruct me how I will be able to do this. I want to know its merits and demerits as well & if possible kindly suggest better Antivirus which provides free service to protect my PC against virus attacks. I am waiting for your responses.

Thanks

Regards
Ashish Dewan

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 19, 2015 6:46 AM PST

There are so many priors that I'll answer why it didn't work for you. The supported dual Windows install is from oldest to newest. Do that instead and when you start with a blank HDD be sure to leave unpartitioned space for the next OS.

As to the app that won't install, my method is to fix that rather than spend weeks on OS tinkering.

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Thanks For Response.
by ashish_dewan / November 19, 2015 10:11 PM PST

Thanks Dear
I will check previous posts according to your suggestions & If I face any problem, I will come back and ask you again. Thanks again for quick response.

Regards
Ashish Dewan

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