Installing windows 7 without clearing hhd Tags: Windows 7 Hard Drives Windows 8 Last response: June 13, 2012 7:40 AM in Windows 7 Share samyfitz5 June 13, 2012 7:08:03 AM i am using windows 8 do i need to clear my hdd to install windows 7 since i have alot of downloaded stuff. More about : installing windows clearing hhd dodger46 a b $ Windows 7 a c 417 * Windows 8 June 13, 2012 7:27:31 AM If you have plenty space on your HDD create a new partition and install 7 there, you will then have dual boot choice 7 or 8. You other data will not be affected, but backup your essentials just in case... m 0 l dodger46 a b $ Windows 7 a c 417 * Windows 8 June 13, 2012 7:40:31 AM Assuming they have the same diskmanagement in 8 try this and substitute 8 for 7 and 7 for XP...http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/8790/dual-boot-your-pre-... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHHD not showing after windows 7 install Forum SolvedInstalling Windows 7 without recovery disks on a new SSD Forum SolvedHow to create a bootable usb without installing software (windows 7) Forum SolvedUninstall Ubuntu will installing Windows 7 without dual booting? Forum SolvedHow do I restore Windows 7 lenova notebook after installing windows 8.1 without original recovery disk Forum SolvedRe-installing windows 7 without the disk or product sticker? Forum SolvedFriend's HHD ( 8.1 Windows ) onto my Windows 7 RiG Forum SolvedAfter installing second hhd for data, windows wont boot Forum Re-installing Windows 7 Without Disc Forum SolvedCan I swap my motherboard without re-installing windows 7? Specs in thread. Forum SolvedInstalling windows 7 from Ubuntu without Disk drive or Flash drive Forum SolvedWindows 7 re-install without original CD. Forum SolvedRe-install windows 7 WITHOUT the disk? Forum hi frnds i m installing windows 7 without using mouse. i want to know that how i format c drive. plzzzzzz help me. i'm wait Forum Windows 7 Re-installing Without the Original Media Forum SolvedInstalled Windows 7 on C: drive, also have D: drive for storage, but Windows wont boot without D: plugged in Forum how to rescue my photos from a hhd sata what without to open the windows Forum SolvedHow do I install windows 7 onto a new hard drive without cd or DVD but I have the product key on the back of my old laptop bec Forum How do I restore Windows 7 lenova notebook after installing windows 8.1 without original recovery disk Forum SolvedBios and Windows 7 not detecting formatted hhd Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !