Windows 7/8 32-bit with Multiboots

Multiboot allows selecting either 64-bit or 32-bit Windows at startup.

If Windows is installed in one large volume  the volume can be split into two or more volumes.
1) Shrink volume 
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/can-i-repartition-my-hard-disk
2) Right click on the new unallocated space and click New Simple Volume. 

Windows 8 upgrade from Microsoft (you get both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions when ordering from Microsoft) 
We  recommend ordering the DVD's rather than the download.

If downloading be sure to download the 32-bit version.  Again, we suggest ordering the DVD's.
When installing, boot from the DVD, when asked  use custom install and select the new empty volume.

This would typically be Windows 8 (64-bit) in volume 1 and Windows 8 (32-bit) in volume 2.

 

 

 

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