Windows 8 on android as secondary OS

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As some of you might have heard (don't worry if you haven't ;)) , as I posted this in my intro, I own a tablet. It's a samsung galaxy tab 2 7.0 Gt P3113.Now, I LOVE the new metro windows (windows 8) from what I've seen and I want to give it a try myself. So, does someone know how to install windows 8 as a secondary OS. Like, so that i can select which os to boot from at startup. My tablet has Android 4.0 on it. By the way, please note that I do not want to change my os to windows 8. I want to have it secondary and so i can uninstall it anytime.Neither i am a root user so please bear that in mind . If you need more info, feel free to P.M me.


I don't believe it is possible to dual boot android at this point. I know there is a Ubuntu linux version that can be placed on an android device instead, but it would be the primary from what I recall. Maybe one of the more experienced developers will confirm or correct me on this.


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If you can't get yourself a root access then there are no chances, sorry.

Here is some (limited) information about the process: Dual booting Windows 8 and Android ICS on Tablet PCs - Step by Step Guide - TechDiscussion

I hope it's okay to link to another android forum :)

Of course it is okay, however rooting is too risky for me I'm afraid. Thanks for all your responses. This forum is great at fast response. Maybe there still is a way, who knows, keep on posting me with all you know.


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Win 8 does not need UEFI to install, I have it on an old socket 775/Celeron E330 box with conventional BIOS.
UEFI is only a requirement for new computers sold with Win 8 pre-installed.

The real issue for running Win8 on a tablet is driver support.

Samsung Slate 7, ExoPC Slate, Nexus 7, etc are the few tablets that can run Windows 8
from a post here: Dual booting Windows 8 and Android ICS on Tablet PCs - Step by Step Guide - TechDiscussion

so those tablets should have driver support