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I have Windows 7 installed on my pc. In c:\ I want to install Wwindows 8 on the same drive as I have created the partition size as 350 Gb. I want to keep both Windows installations on the same partition.

I was wondering that Is it possible?

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Installing it on the same partition is a bad idea and won't work. –  Mehrdad Mar 21 '13 at 6:20
    
In same partition it is not possible. –  max Mar 21 '13 at 6:22
    
Not possible on the same partition. –  pratnala Mar 22 '13 at 11:34

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I think you need to extend or new primary partition if you want dual boot windows7 and windows 8. This is not possible on same partition.

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No, this doesn't work. If you use Win8 Pro you can install it into a VHD and boot from it.

Follow the Guide of Scott Hanselman:

http://www.hanselman.com/blog/GuideToInstallingAndBootingWindows8DeveloperPreviewOffAVHDVirtualHardDisk.aspx

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thanks for the reply i had it installed in my extended logical partition it works. I know the installation of windows in VHD . the deal is to install it in same partition like we can do it in windows xp or on older version of windows –  Rohit Mar 21 '13 at 11:41

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