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Windows 7: Windows 7 GUID disk boot?

07 Aug 2011   #1

windows 7 ultimate x64 + x32
Windows 7 GUID disk boot?


I was wondering, I have heard that windows 7 will not boot from guid disks but I remembered that Mac's can dual boot windows using 'boot camp', but macs use the guid partition map not the mbr partition map. So my question is; will windows 7 boot from a GUID if it is chain loaded or not?

sorry for bad gramma

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07 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1

You may have to install a bootlader that can boot from a GPT (GRUB can do that as far as I remember) after which set your bootlader to load your desired OS.

Before attempting changes on your PC I'd try it on a virtual machine first. (VMWare for example.)
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