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How to Dual-Boot Windows 7 & 8: A Step by Step Guide

  1. To burn to DVD, simply insert a blank disc in your optical drive and double-click on the ISO file to launch Window 7’s built-in burning software. 
  2. If your computer doesn’t have a DVD drive, just take a 4GB or larger USB drive, format it with the FAT32 file system, and then use Microsoft’s free Windows 7 USB/DVD download tool ( to copy the install files to it.
The official Geeks Geek, as his weekly column is titled, Avram Piltch has guided the editorial and production of since 2007. With his technical knowledge and passion for testing, Avram programmed several of LAPTOP's real-world benchmarks, including the LAPTOP Battery Test. He holds a master’s degree in English from NYU.