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Windows 7: Tricky Dual-Boot Question

12 Jun 2009   #1
Arch Stanton

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Tricky Dual-Boot Question

I have a dual-boot of Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit on separate partitions. I want to replace the Windows 7 32-bit partition with Windows XP and keep the Windows 7 64-bit partition. What's the easiest way to do this?


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12 Jun 2009   #2
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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

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13 Jun 2009   #3
Arch Stanton

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That link doesn't address my specific situation, but thanks anyway.
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13 Jun 2009   #4
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Hi Arch,

It explains how to install XP after 7 and still be able to boot into both.

That is what you are you doing - albeit you will replace one of your existing 7 partitions with XP.

The principle is the same.

If there is a part you don't follow, feel free to ask .

Hope it helps
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13 Jun 2009   #5
Arch Stanton

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You're right. After re-reading, I see where it does address my specific situation. I'll give it a try, thanks.
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