|22 Oct 2009||#1|
Deleting old OS after installing Windows 7
Hello I have a quick question. After installing the Windows 7 (upgrade version) onto a new drive, I know that there will be a dual boot option once the installation is complete. I have Windows XP as my current OS in D: drive and am planning to install Windows 7 onto C: drive. My question is, once I boot into the system using Windows 7, can I reformat the D: drive to remove Win XP? I have already backed everything up. Thanks in advance.
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|22 Oct 2009||#2|
Khan, welcome to the forums
Quick answer: yes. But most probalby you will get a messed up boot loader and might get problems with which drive is active / system / boot
Check these tutorials, they should do what you want:
Default Operating System - Change Default Boot OS
if in doubt, ask here. There is a risk you can't boot anymore if something goes wrong. I beleive that a repair install would solve it then, but better not to risk problems if you don't have to.
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