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You are stuck about install 2 parallel operating systems on one computer? You want to experience the latest operating systems without giving up your current version of Windows.
Because of the fact that you do not know what the new Win will look like, is as convenient and easy to use as your current version of Win.
Then installing 2 Win now is the perfect choice. This techtipsnreview article will guide you in detail how to install 2 Windows or more on one computer.
In this tutorial I will instructions to install Win 8 / 8.1 in parallel with Win 7. That means your computer is running Windows 7, now we will install Windows 8 / 8.1. If you are using Win8 or 8.1 then do the same.
#first. Tools need to prepare?
- Pre-download an installation file (format *.ISO) of Windows Windows 8 or 8.1, You can go here to download the original windows installer.
- Install virtual drive software. Eg Ultraiso (Link backup) ..
- Create a separate partition to install windows 8 / 8.1 and minimum and 20GB offline (See instructions on how to divide the hard drive or the article on partitioning the hard drive with Partitions Winzard)
#2. Instructions to install Windows 7 in parallel with Windows 8 / 8.1
+ Step 1: You name the newly divided partition as Windows 8 and let the format be NTFS.
+ Step 2: Install the Ultraiso software and the software will automatically show us a virtual drive in My Conputer.
+ Step 3: The virtual drive just created will be in
My Computer => you right click and select
Mount => and select the path to the * .ISO file of Windows 8 you downloaded earlier. Or you can open the Ultraiso software and do the following:
Perform: Click select
Mount to Virtual Driver => Next find iso file of Windows 8 or 8.1.
+ Step 4: Then press
Mount Let the program extract the iso file to that virtual drive.
Please note that the installation file (* .iso) is not placed in a folder with Vietnamese accents. Because like that when Mount will error.
+ Step 5: After Mount done, you go to the virtual drive above => access the directory
source => double click on the file
setup.exe to start installing Windows 8 / 8.1 The Windows 8 installation process is going as usual.
Next to continue.
Custom Installation to start the installation process.
The next step will ask you to choose a hard drive partition to install. You select the partition just now divided in that preparation step.
Next you press
Install. At this point, the necessary files will be copied to your computer and rebooted.
After restarting, the screen will show two options: Windows Setup and Windows 7, you choose Windows Setup to continue with the installation.
The rest of the program will happen automatically, such as copying installation data, identifying hardware devices …
So you have completed the parallel installation of Windows 7 and Windows 8 / 8.1. With other versions you can also do the same.
Okey, the installation process is very easy, if you still do not know all about the installation steps, you can read the article on how to install Windows 8 / 8.1 in detail with pictures!
# 3. Epilogue
Okay, so I showed you quite detailed instructions on how Install Windows 7 in parallel with Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 okay.
Good luck. If you have any questions, please Commnet at the bottom, I will answer as soon as possible.
Kien Nguyen – techtipsnreview
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