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Deleting Windows 7 in Dual Boot with Windows 8

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    Deleting Windows 7 in Dual Boot with Windows 8


    Okay, currently i have a dual boot OS, windows 7 ultimate x64 and windows 8 pro x64.. Windows 7 is installed first..
    After using windows 8 quite a while, i decided to delete the windows 7, leaving only windows 8..

    My question is, how can i get rid of the windows 7? Is it fine to just delete the windows 7 partition? Or do i need another step? Thanks..

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    As you have Logical drive, this may/ may not work.

    Untested for for Logicl Drives .

    Dual Boot Windows 7 and Windows 8 - Delete Windows 7
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    Windows 8 Pro 64bit


    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    As you have Logical drive, this may/ may not work.

    Untested for for Logicl Drives .

    Dual Boot Windows 7 and Windows 8 - Delete Windows 7
    Hmm, then should i try it? I also think it's possible, just not sure...
    Should i delete the windows 7 in boot msconfig too?
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    As I said, Untested for for Logicl Drives .
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  5. #5


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    Windows 8 Pro 64bit


    Okay.. I think I'll let windows 7 to stay in my hdd for a while until someone tested it with logical drives..
    I can't risk messing with my hdd again..

    Thanks anyway !
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