Windows 10: Dual Boot Windows 10 with Windows 7 or Windows 8
Thanks Brink, you are awesome!
Thanks Brink! I suspected that that was for a clean install only, but thought that maybe I'd missed something. I'll take your suggestion and give it a shot tonight... perhaps if I get it working correctly I should make a video about this and post it to youtube (giving proper credit of course). I know my comment was pretty late to the party, so thanks for coming back to offer insight!
You're most welcome Kevin. Please let us know how it went.
So, I'm glad to see it, I'm just waiting to implement it soon.
Next in line is the desktop HP 500-056. But first I have to convince Windows 10 on this lappy that it should have the Synaptics Mouse drivers installed so I can tell it to shut itself off when it detects my wireless mouse.
Let me see if I got this right. I can boot to a separate formatted HD which has the letter G:\. Install Windows 10 and will dual boot just fine but Win 10 will have the drive letter G:\ Right? Wrong? BTW I am doing a clean install of 10041.
Any help with this will be greatly appreciated.
All is correct except, when you boot into Windows 10, the drive will become C: by default.
When you boot back to the other OS, it's local disk will become C:.
Thanks much Edwin
OK I installed 10 on a separate drive but it does not dual boot. If I change in BIOS to start on Win 7, only Win 7's bootloader shows. Both Drive letters are C:\
this tutorial will help you run windows 10 startup repair. That being one way to fix your boot problem.
Well none of that worked. I even tried Vista boot Pro, The Recovery etc. I think I will just stay with Windows 7 until 10 becomes final. I now know what to expect. I wiped the drive and all is well.
I installed the 10 tech preview along side my win 7 ultimate, I reinstalled, the Windows 7 side of the HDD because after however many years the OS had a LOT of clutter, and even though windows update was a nightmare I finally got all the updates...
I remember seeing some stuff about how Windows 10 would wipe all other partitions, so I'm just wondering if that's still a problem. :sarc:
And if so, can you select which partition to install on? ( I'd assume definitely so, but.. )
Hello everyone, I was wondering if anyone else is having issues with running windows 10 through boot camp on mac os x? I currently am experiencing glitchy display images as well as not being able to use the search bar next to the windows start menu.
I'm getting there, I've downloaded the .ISO file, I've made 2 images of my C:\ drive (using 2 different backup programs) and I've created a 100 GB partition on my second hard drive labeled Windows 10.
Now I'm going to create the install...
If you have the System Reserved partition.
Just DELETE the Windows 10 partition.
Dual Boot Windows 7 and Windows 8 - Delete Windows 7
Dual Boot Windows 7 and Windows 8 - Delete Windows 8