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graham154

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i want to install windows 8 on my acer ax3400 desktop top pc and run it alongside windows 7 i created a partion for windows 8 and put iso disk in drive rebooted when it came to the part about the partion i wanted to install it on i got a message a bottom of box can not install on this drive would only let mw install on c drive but that would have got rid of windows 7 i dont want to do that what am i doing wrong

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mrmagoo10

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Hi Graham - Sounds like you have done everything correctly, so far. Be SURE that you select CUSTOM INSTALL option in order to load from an ISO disc image & then you should be able to select the new partition drive that you created.

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graham154

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managed to install windows 8 thanks

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