I currently have a 2 TB drive c with OS Windows 8.1 Pro installed. I'd like to consider installing Windows Server 2012 on that same drive but retaining Windows 8 files on drive C. There's over 1.4 TB remaining on drive c, not being used.
Will installing Windows Server 2012 allow me to partition drive c to allocate enough space for the installation but leave all those files of Win8 alone, in case I want to return to Win8? Or could they be destroyed. I'd rather not back them up. Consisder this an acedemic question.
And I understand, the best way is to buy another drive and install Windows Server 2012 on it, which I may do. But I'd still like to have the opinions of the experts here on this specific question.