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bhushan7
Paper Tape
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎08-06-2013
Location: Mumbai
Views: 506
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Dual Boot Windows 8 and windows 7

I Have Bought Lenovo Z580. it has windows 8 single language pre installed. I want to DUAL BOOT windows 7 with windows 8. I tried installing windows 7 with dvd . (x64) edition. But when there is option to choose drive to install. It says windows " Cannot Install on GPT partition". How can i dual boot windows 7 with win8 . Plz help me ..


I have tried disabling secure boot and going to legacy support but none helped. i dont want to format whole harddisk and convert to MBR. Is there any way to install windows7 on GPT partition???

LenBlazer
Bit Torrent
Posts: 5,332
Registered: ‎05-09-2013
Location: US
Views: 485
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Re: Dual Boot Windows 8 and windows 7

You can try Hyper V of windows 8 or virtualbox.

robyprog
Ctrl-Alt-Del
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎11-10-2013
Location: miami
Views: 383
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Re: Dual Boot Windows 8 and windows 7

I have the same problem , and i don t want format all. It seem the problem be with UEFI and RAID configuration. But i don read any post about solution .

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