Anyone good with windows 8? or HDD

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    I have laptop that come with windows 8 pre installed and i have ran win 7 boot disk in and i have formatted the HDD where it give me option to and as i went to install windows 7, It came up with ' CaNT install windows on GPT Partional Drive how do i get this install windows 7 or even back to windows 8 i tryed with a windows 8 disc to but same thing, tryed also remved secure boot

    Any help be great!!!
     
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    Simple I assume you were installing from a USB or other drive. Just install Windows 7 or 8 from a disc. Burn a ISO and it should work fine.
     
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    when you boot up win 7 install disc,you will need to delete all partitions on the hdd,create a new one and format the new one,then try install again,check this vid out on how to
     
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    yeah thats what i did useing DISC it sending my head west !
     
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    just attempting this recovery disc then will have a blast
     
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    http://youtu.be/hZivYMA2qRA
     
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    your going to have to format your hdd, then create 2 partitions install win7 on 1 and win8 on the other
     
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    lol i had the same prob ended up installing windows 7 3 times and 8 2 times all of which were incomplete installs xD
     
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    thanks everyone that helped you gt a like ;) or rep and hax itworked ur tut so sume1 add best answer at top for me thanks again mate
     
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    no problem bud ;)
     
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