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Default Upgrading Windows? - 04-06-2010, 08:36 AM

I apologise if this question has already been asked, but I couldn't find and answer.

I've got a Mini 10v with 1GB RAM happily dual booting SL 10.6.3 and XP Pro. It's dual booting via Chameleon, and I used one of the guides to install Mac OS on an existing XP.
However, I've tried Windows 7 on other computers and I've got to say I'm impressed, so I'm wondering if it's possible to upgrade the XP Pro partition to Windows 7 without having to reinstall SL.

Is this possible?


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Default 04-06-2010, 07:27 PM

I think,could be wrong, but I think you can just format the XP partition and load Win 7, SL is usually installed 1st then Windows, so in this case it would be the same thing, SL is already there, just reformat the Win XP and load Win 7, I think Win 7 will do it for you

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