Win 7 and 8 Tags: Hard Drives Windows 8 Laptops Last response: November 20, 2012 11:57 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share rookierahul November 20, 2012 2:39:15 PM hi everyone i qualify for the windows upgrade offer in which i can get windows 8 pro for 15 dollars just wondering is there anyway i can partition my hdd and run windows 7 and windows 8 at the same time. its a 500 gb hdd thanx in advance More about : win alvine a b D Laptop November 20, 2012 2:48:56 PM no its called an upgrade for a reason. your data will not be erased, new os will be installed on top of your existing stuff toorged November 20, 2012 3:01:19 PM Download virtual software to run windows 8. I use Oracle VM VirtualBox (google search), allows you to run your native Win7 but virtualize Windows 8 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jaguarskx a b * Windows 8 a c 456 D Laptop November 20, 2012 11:57:19 PM However, and upgrade edition is designed to replace the current OS, not install right along side it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedhow to activate win7 on a win 8 laptop Forum SolvedWin 7 vs win 8 Forum SolvedHow to Change Win8.1 to look like Win7 Forum SolvedWin 7 Partition core speed stays the same, but in Win 8 Partition it fluctuates Forum SolvedTrying to browse a used-to-be boot hdd(with broken win7, unbootable) with windows 8.1 installed on my new SSD Forum SolvedHelp Needed Downgrading Win 8.1 to Win 7 - Asus x551ma Forum SolvedBest way to backup data files before new install Win 8 to Win 7 Forum Solvedgaming: win8.1 or win7 Forum SolvedDual Boot Win7 and Win8 Forum SolvedInstalling Win 7 on a BLANK hard drive that HAD Win 8 Forum SolvedProblem connecting Win7 Desktop to Win8 Laptop Forum SolvedUpgrading from win7 to win 8.1 Forum SolvedKeeping old files and programs upgrading from 32-bit Win 7 to 64-bit Win 8.1 Forum SolvedI am using win7 32bit i want to install win8.1 64bit to my pc when i run the setup it shows some error saying that my pc versi Forum SolvedWin 7 home premium 64bit 8g At3ch 4x2 DDR2 800 ram win't boot. Forum SolvedI use laptop for college, open 6-7 pages, is i3 processor with 4gb enough for win 8 Forum SolvedRaid 1 Setup on Dual Boot (Win7 / Win8.1) Machine - Help Forum Solvedbut if you havent got a WIN 7 disk either what do you do please? to create a WIN 8.1 boot disk ? Forum SolvedDowngraded to win 7 from 8 on HP Pavillion 500-147c no internet Forum SolvedI have windows 7 32 bit on a MRB Partition... I would like to have Win8 64 bit on another partition Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !