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Triple Booting Windows 8.1, XP and Yosemite on MBP

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    Windows 8.1

    Triple Booting Windows 8.1, XP and Yosemite on MBP

    I have a somewhat curious issue. I'm trying to set up a triple boot on my MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.4 with Windows 8.1, XP and Yosemite (OS X).

    Can it be done?

    My machine can't pull off a VM. All three OSes run fine independently on the machine so drivers aren't an issue. Right now, I'm dual booting with OS X and 8.1. Here is the disk.

    0: GUID_partition_scheme *250.1 GB disk0
    1: EFI EFI 209.7 MB disk0s1
    2: Apple_HFS Yosemite 100.0 GB disk0s2
    3: Microsoft Basic Data Windows 149.7 GB disk0s3
    I think the issue will be the Windows bootloader. IIRC it prefers to have Windows first for the older OSes like XP.

    Has anyone tried something like this?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Windows 8.1

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Triple Booting Windows 8.1, XP and Yosemite on MBP

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