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Default triple boot - replace XP with Win7 ? - 12-10-2014, 12:58 AM

Hi,
My triple boot OSX, XP and Ubuntu is working fine for quite a while now.

I would like to replace the XP with Win7 , if possible.

Anybody has experience of doing this ?

I have win7 installed on another hard drive and am wondering if one could clone the Win 7 partition onto the triple boot XP partition. It would screw up the boot loader I suspect.



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Default 12-11-2014, 03:37 PM

Yes, it would. I think the process will have to be that you delete the XP partition, install W7 into the unpartitioned space, and then redo your boot loader as the W7 install will screw that up (or use EasyBCD in W7 to manage this.)


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