Installation and Upgrade Dual Boot Windows 11 with Windows 10

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Windows 11 has all the power and security of Windows 10 with a redesigned and refreshed look. It also comes with new tools, sounds, and apps. Every detail has been considered. All of it comes together to bring you a refreshing experience on your PC.

If you already have Windows 10 installed and want to keep it, you can install Windows 11 on another partition or disk to dual boot Windows 11 with Windows 10.

Windows 11 minimum system requirements:

If you’d like to see if your current PC meets the minimum requirements, download and run the PC Health Check app.


This tutorial will show you how to dual boot Windows 11 with Windows 10 on the same PC.


Currently the Windows 11 boot entry is still named Windows 10 (top one), so you may wish to change this OS name in boot options to Windows 11 until this is fixed in a future release.



Contents

  • Option One: Dual Boot Windows 11 with Windows 10 by Installing Windows 11 at Boot
  • Option Two: Dual Boot Windows 11 with Windows 10 by Installing Windows 11 from within Windows 10


EXAMPLE: "Choose an operating system" screen at boot when Windows 11 installed at boot
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EXAMPLE: "Windows Boot Manager" F8 screen at boot when Windows 11 installed from within Windows 10
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OPTION ONE

Dual Boot Windows 11 with Windows 10 by Installing Windows 11 at Boot


1 Boot into Windows 10, and perform one of the following actions depending if you want to install Windows 11 to a partition or separate empty disk: (see screenshot below)
  • Shrink a partition on a disk to create unallocated space large enough to install Windows 11 on.
  • Run the clean command on a disk to wipe the disk to be unallocated.
Dual_boot_Windows_11_at_boot-1.png

2 If you have not already, you will need to create a bootable Windows 11 installation USB that supports UEFI mode.

3 Temporarily disconnect all non OS hard drives until Windows installation has finished for the following reasons:
  • To avoid you mistakenly deleting or formatting the wrong disk or drive.
  • To prevent Windows Setup from installing the boot configuration files (bootloader) to a different connected hard drive instead of on the disk Windows will be installed on.
4 Boot from the Windows 11 installation USB flash drive on your computer.

5 Continue at step 5 in this tutorial (click on link) to finish installing Windows 11.

6 When you get to step 11 in the same tutorial (click on link) select the Unallocated Space partition or disk created from step 1 to install Windows 11 on. (see screenshot below)

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7 After the computer restarts during the installation, you will need to click/tap on the top Windows 10 (actually Windows 11) in the Choose an operating system screen to continue with Windows Setup. (see screenshot below)

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OPTION TWO

Dual Boot Windows 11 with Windows 10 by Installing Windows 11 from within Windows 10


1 Boot into Windows 10, and perform one of the following actions depending if you want to install Windows 11 to a partition or separate empty disk: (see screenshot below)
  • Create a partition on a disk with the name Windows 11 that is large enough to install Windows 11 on.
  • Format a disk with the name Windows 11.
Dual_boot_Windows_11_in_Windows10-1.png

2 Temporarily disconnect all non OS hard drives until Windows installation has finished for the following reasons:
  • To avoid you mistakenly deleting or formatting the wrong disk or drive.
  • To prevent Windows Setup from installing the boot configuration files (bootloader) to a different connected hard drive instead of on the disk Windows will be installed on.
3 Perform one of the following actions depending on if you are using a Windows 11 USB or ISO:
4 Open the mounted ISO or connected USB in File Explorer (Win+E) > This PC. (see screenshot below)

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5 Open the sources folder. (see screenshot below)

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6 Run the setup.exe file. (see screenshot below)

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7 If prompted by UAC, click/tap on Yes. (see screenshot below)

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8 Click/tap on No thanks. (see screenshot below)

You can check or uncheck (default) I want to help make the Windows installation better depending on what you want. This will send setup info to Microsoft to help improve.


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9 Continue at step 7 in this tutorial (click on link) to finish installing Windows 11.

10 When you get to step 11 in the same tutorial (click on link) select the Windows 11 labeled Primary partition or disk created from step 1 to install Windows 11 on. (see screenshot below)

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11 After the computer restarts during the installation, you will need to click/tap on the top Windows 11 in the Windows Boot Manager F8 screen to continue with Windows Setup. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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Nice, thanks, Brink!
 

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Hi Brink,
This works with the same license key?
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I used The same Win7 key to activate Win 11 in Hyper V that I used to upgrade to 10 in 2015, so....

It (technically) should? Since you're dual booting, you can't boot both simultaneously.....
 

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Technically, a virtual machine is considered the same as a separate computer. You need to use a separate license (product key) per computer to activate.

Technically, each installation requires a separate license (product key) to activate.
 

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Must have been the fact that it was a leak then - because I assuredly used the same Win7 key I used before to first upgrade 7 to 10 (and then later, to cleanly install 10, before it was attached as a digital license to my Microsoft account).

But, yeah, it makes sense that Microsoft won't let you install multiple times on using the same key, even on the same machine as mutually exclusive OSs either. I think this might have come up before in wither 10F or 7F....
 

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Brink, awesome tutorial. Could you also add VHD native boot to this? This is how I dual boot Win10/Win11 at the moment. It works great.
 

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Brink, awesome tutorial. Could you also add VHD native boot to this? This is how I dual boot Win10/Win11 at the moment. It works great.

Hello, :)

That would make a great separate tutorial. I'll look into getting one soon for it.
 

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Hello, :)

That would make a great separate tutorial. I'll look into getting one soon for it.
Awesome!

I think Kari already has something scratched together, but can't remember if it was a separate tutorial or just a regular post.

Either way, I think it would be useful for many.
 

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Brink, awesome tutorial. Could you also add VHD native boot to this? This is how I dual boot Win10/Win11 at the moment. It works great.
Done. :)

 

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I found the tutorial easy to use and things went flawlessly.

However, the one drawback was that "bu**-ugly" dual boot menu. I much prefer the original dual boot menu in Windows 10.

I've been trying to figure out (with much help) over in the Finally installed 11 today thread.

We started working on the issue at Post #13.

Finally, I hit upon the solution through sheer hard headedness and a huge dose of good luck! My original intent was to restore my computer to my Macrium Reflect backup of August 1, but for some reason, I clicked on "fix boot issues". What I actually did is in the paragraph below.

In order to get the "black and white" boot menu to go back to the original Windows 10 Dual Boot Menu I shut down the computer, inserted the Macrium Reflect USB Stick Rescue Media, turned on the computer, spammed the Esc Key (this is an HP), and once booted chose "fix boot issues" (or something like that). When it asked if I wanted to reboot, I told it yes, and there was my original Windows 10 Dual Boot Menu!

I've rebooted a couple more times and it's still there!
 

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Would this work with 11 installed first and then 10?
 

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Yes, you could also do that. :)
I clean installed 11 yesterday. Today I installed 11 Dev on a separate disk. However the dual boot menu never came up. Using msconfig I could change the default and the PC would boot direct to that OS.

Used this command:

bcdedit /set {bootmgr} displaybootmenu yes

to get the black and white dual boot menu.

Trying to get the Metro menu working I mightily screwed up the bcd. Ended up clean installing 11 again. 15 minutes. Debating what version to put on the blank disk.
 

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I clean installed 11 yesterday. Today I installed 11 Dev on a separate disk. However the dual boot menu never came up. Using msconfig I could change the default and the PC would boot direct to that OS.

Used this command:

bcdedit /set {bootmgr} displaybootmenu yes

to get the black and white dual boot menu.

Trying to get the Metro menu working I mightily screwed up the bcd. Ended up clean installing 11 again. 15 minutes. Debating what version to put on the blank disk.
Be sure to have the other OS drive connected when you install the other OS at boot using option 1 to dual boot with.
 

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    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
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    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
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    2 x Samsung Odyssey G75 27"
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    2560x1440
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    1TB Samsung 980 PRO M.2,
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
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    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
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Be sure to have the other OS drive connected when you install the other OS at boot using option 1 to dual boot with.
Will read the tutorial again tomorrow. getting late here, ireland
 

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Reinstalled 11 RTM/GA last night. Today I disconnected my data HDDs and installed 11 Dev from the MS ISO.

Here is where the intrigue starts. While installing, at the reboots, the Dual boot GUI menu appears. After it finishes installing it goes straight to the Dev OS after rebooting. In msconfig if I change the default is boots to the RTN build. Now when I changed the timer from 30 seconds to ten I get a blank screen and after ten seconds it boots to the default build.
 

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Used bcdedit /set {bootmgr} displaybootmenu yes

dual boot menu appears. black and white though
 

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Used bcdedit /set {bootmgr} displaybootmenu yes

dual boot menu appears. black and white though

You usually see the black and white screen if you didn't install at boot, and installed from within Windows.
 

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    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    2 x Samsung Odyssey G75 27"
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 980 PRO M.2,
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
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    Thermaltake Core P3 wall mounted
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    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
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    Logitech MX Master 3
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    1 Gbps Download and 35 Mbps Upload
    Browser
    Google Chrome
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender and Malwarebytes Premium
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    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Motorola MB8611 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G phone
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
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    HP Spectre x360 2in1
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    i7-1065G7 3.9 GHz
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    16 GB LPDDR4-3200
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    Intel Iris Plus
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    Intel SST
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    13.3" 4K UWVA AMOLED multitouch
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6 Run the setup.exe file. (see screenshot below)

Wrong image? Thus?

 

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