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#1 essential+

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 01:40

I currently have a dual boot setup (Windows 7 and Windows 8), both on the same drive.

The bootloader used is the Windows 8 bootloader.

I need to re-install Windows 7. Is this possible without messing the current Windows 8 bootloader?
I'm pretty sure, the Win7 install will overwrite the current Win8 bootloader with its own.




#2 Mandosis

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 01:42

You can but you will have to select what bootloader to use once you are in windows. I don't remember how to do this exactly but you should be able to find something about that using Google.