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Windows 7: installing windows 7 on secondary partition

26 Nov 2010   #11
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by toxicrat2 View Post
i ended up copying my entire ubuntu partition to a usb hard disk, wiping my main hdd, and installing windows on the clean disk. then i copy'd ubuntu back to the main and reinstalled grub

thanks to all the replies.
great so you are up and running


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26 Nov 2010   #12
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello again.



Good to see you found a solution and thanks for the update.
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26 Nov 2010   #13
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by toxicrat2 View Post
i ended up copying my entire ubuntu partition to a usb hard disk, wiping my main hdd, and installing windows on the clean disk. then i copy'd ubuntu back to the main and reinstalled grub

thanks to all the replies.
He only did that to show that he is smarter than me.
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