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Windows 8 upgrade and existing dual boot

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 7 Pro

    Windows 8 upgrade and existing dual boot


    Hello,

    I currently have a Windows 7 / Windows XP dual boot setup. If I upgrade to Windows 8 will I retain the dual boot function or will I have to reconfigure it?

    Thanks,
    Correy

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  2. #2


    Palm Coast FLorida
    Posts : 370
    Windows 8 Pro ($39.99 upgrade)


    dual booting is really a function of your bios, if multiple os's are detected then a dual boot loader and menu are made, upon start-up you can then select your desired os.

    One then may go into options and define which os is to start up via default.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 7 Pro


    Okay...thanks!
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