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Will windows 8 format my drive !?

Last response: in Windows 8
October 2, 2011 8:36:51 PM

hi I'm installing win8 from iso image in windows 7 and after couple of nexts it asks do you wanna keep anything and it only has one option : KEEP NOTHING.
does this mean it will remove my partition!?

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a b * Windows 8
October 2, 2011 8:47:52 PM

It will overwrite your current install!
October 2, 2011 8:51:26 PM

It is like most Windows.. It delete or put aside your Current Windows and install the new one or the on in your disk/ISO file... I Assume you downloaded it, i will not recommend you install it as it's a beta and/or cause system instability which is a "May" as in it might...
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a b * Windows 8
October 2, 2011 8:52:54 PM

It is a developers preview.
October 3, 2011 1:16:50 AM

Run it in a VM. Least hassle way to do it.
a b * Windows 8
October 3, 2011 1:19:25 AM

Windows 8 Developer Preview can be installed on virtualization platforms including VMware Workstation and Oracle VirtualBox.The host's CPU must support hardware virtualization, and the virtualization usage - enabled in VM, in order for the installation to succeed.

October 4, 2011 7:25:40 PM

VirtualBox is free. I would try that, otherwise yes, keep nothing is a wipe.