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can i install vista in xp installed partition?(can xp be formatted during vista setup

Discussion in 'General Software' started by wolf2009, Apr 20, 2008.

  1. wolf2009 Guest

    i have 250 GB HDD, with 2 partitions . One has xp installed . Now can i install vista in the partition which has xp, can it be formatted during vista setup ?
     
  2. francis511

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    Or deleted ? 1st or 2nd partition ?
     
  3. wolf2009 Guest

    first partition which has xp , can vista be installed in that ?
     
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    Yea, if you install Vista over the XP partition it'll overwrite XP and the MBR. If you have some critical files on other partition I'd back them up, it's a good habit.
     
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    If you're wanting to dual boot, always install XP first, it's a giant pain in the ass to install XP on another partition after Vista is already installed.
     

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