How to dual boot Windows 8 and Windows 7

In this video tutorial we will show you how to dual boot Windows 8 and Windows 7.

In order to dual boot Windows 8 and Windows 7, insert Windows 8 installation disk in Windows 7. Open it and press “Install Now”.


Click Install Now

Now the setup will copy temporary files. When the setup starts, in following window select “do not get the latest updates for installation”. In next window choose the operating system you want to install and click “next”.

Choose the operating system

Check and accept the license terms and press “next”. In next window choose the “custom(advanced)” type of installation.

Choose custom installation

In following window choose where to install Windows, select the “New Volume” primary empty disk and press “next”. After that Windows will start installation process. Setup will take about 30-40 minutes, it will restart a few times, but do not press anything. At the end of the installation process you will see a window where you can choose an operating system to load. Click on Windows 8 to finalize your setup. After the installation process is complete, you will see the set up window where you must type a user name and press “next”. In next window you must click “use express settings”. In following window click on “sign in without a Microsoft account”. In next window choose “Local account” and pick a “username”. Press “Finish”. Windows will finalize you settings. Wait until it will be done. After all you will see the Windows 8 start screen. Choose to restart the PC. When reloading you can see a dual boot window with a choice what operating system to load.

Dual boot menu