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Default dual boot with Win 7 already installed ? - 05-23-2010, 02:45 PM

I have read the dual boot guides on the forum and all seem to assume either a clean (total reformat) install or that OSX is already installed and that Windows 7 is the afterthought.

I have windows 7 on my 10v, 80gb SSD. I have shrunk my NTFS partition to 50 GB, and created a new 24 GB FAT32 partition in the new space, renaming it E:. My desire is to install OSX on the new partition without dumping the Win7 license by needing to start over from scratch.

When I run my Chameleon 8.4 loader from usb, the the loader doesnt recognize the new partition for which I can choose to load the snow leopard on to.

Any ideas??

12" Inspiron 700m | XP pro | (great machine, but wont run Win 7, too bad dell doesnt make a decent 12" notebook now)
Inspiron 910 | OS 10.6.3 | 2 Gb | 32 Gb SSD
Inspiron 910 | Win 7 pro | 2Gb | 32 Gb SSD
Inspiron 1011 | OS 10.6.3 | 2 Gb | 80 Gb SSD
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