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Is it safe to install Windows 8 consumer preview? As because during the operation it notifies that some softwares might not work in the future. And can i again restore it to windows 7  if it encounters problem?

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You cannot roll back the win8 cp installation.  However, you can create a new partition to install it on and dual boot with your windows 7.  I have done this with my Vista installation with no problems.  The Windows links listed in the first item in this forum will tell you how to do it.

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Thank you for your suggestion..but the main problem is that i have only a single drive! Is it still possible for me to poceed?

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You can install Win 8 CP as a dual booting system on a single disk drive, provided your disk drive has adequate free space available.  Take a look at the following post in the Win 8 CP forum:

 

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-windows_install/can-i-install-win-8-custo...

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Thanks for your valuable information.

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