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Default Dual Boot Reformat and HD Swap Questions - 03-07-2010, 08:16 AM

Forgive me if these two topics have been discussed already - couldn't find related answers suitable for my questions.

Anyways, I have two questions:

1. I have two 10v's - one that I got back in October, another from this past month. The older 10v is currently dual booting, and I noticed that the SL has become sluggish. My question is, would it be possible to reformat only the SL partition without ruining my dual boot setup? I imagine that I can enter into the SL install screen, format only the SL partition and reinstall the OS. Is this possible?

2. My second question concerns my newer 10v, which is also dual booting. It's a scratch and dent that was delivered with a damaged USB port. Dell is in the process of sending me a refurbished replacement. Is it possible to swap the hard drives in order to avoid reinstalling the dual boots, applications, settings, files, etc.?

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Default 03-07-2010, 01:16 PM

Yes, you should be able to swap the hard drives.

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Default 03-08-2010, 06:10 PM

Moving to Dual-Boot Forum as per OP request

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