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Can We Use Both Windows 7,8,1 and 10 In Single Laptop/Pc ?

Can We Use Both Windows 7,8,1 and 10 In Single Laptop/Pc ?

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I'm doing that on a desktop. Chk drivers carefully though.

Just make sure that laptop is compatible with all 3 versions. Since each laptop uses different proprietary hardware, you will need to make sure your laptop's manufacturer to be sure they have drivers for each Windows version.
Good luck.

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you can

Yes you can use both Os in your desktop. But you have to install these OS in different drives.

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Re: multiple OS'es

That's not fully true. Different partitions is necessary, but they can be on the same physical drive.


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Re: 3 OS'es

You can't run them simuitaneously, so you'll have to have a multi-boot setup that lets you choose between them when booting.

And you must have 3 different valid licenses for the 3 OS'es. Usually, those aren't free. Upgrating one of 7 or 8.1 to 10 invalides the original one.


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We needed that at the office.

So we have more than 3 laptops for testing. We considered VirtualBox but wanted to be closer to "the real thing." So while you can't run all 3 at once you could get license for each and install them in order, along with the work on drivers and more.

Most folk will buckle and blow up over the strain of such an install. Maybe you can get by with a HOST OS (I'd just move that to 10) and VirtualBox the rest?

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Yes but you can only run 1 at a time.

Although you can run one the run a VM with another OS running on top of the OS you booted with.

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