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    HELP!! Dual boot and reformatting windows 7


    hi guys i have a hackintosh with dual boot which is 1 2TB hdd( OS X mountain lion) and another 320GB (win7 Ultimate)

    ive installed bootloader and evertything works fine in the chimera screen, the thing is, i'm gonna reformat my windows again to win7 home premium, in order to do that, i just have to unplug my 2TB hdd, full format and install windows in the other HDD and then plug in the 2tb hdd where contains OS X right? will bootloader work as it was before? or do i have to reinstall it from multibeast again? if this method is wrong please specify the right workflow to do it, currently, i have bootloader installed and i just want to replace my windows 7 ultimate to home premium because the ultimate version is32bit and wont support some of my applications...

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    HELP!! Dual boot and reformatting windows 7


    Quote Originally Posted by zerodefect21 View Post
    hi guys i have a hackintosh with dual boot which is 1 2TB hdd( OS X mountain lion) and another 320GB (win7 Ultimate)

    ive installed bootloader and evertything works fine in the chimera screen, the thing is, i'm gonna reformat my windows again to win7 home premium, in order to do that, i just have to unplug my 2TB hdd, full format and install windows in the other HDD and then plug in the 2tb hdd where contains OS X right? will bootloader work as it was before? or do i have to reinstall it from multibeast again? if this method is wrong please specify the right workflow to do it, currently, i have bootloader installed and i just want to replace my windows 7 ultimate to home premium because the ultimate version is32bit and wont support some of my applications...

    thanks guys
    It depends on which disk you have installed Chimera. If it is on your ML disk, and that is your BIOS boot device, then you won't have to re-install Chimera. But if your BIOS boot device is the Win7 disk, and you have Chimera there, you'll have to re-install Chimera after you re-install Windows. No big deal either way.
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    HELP!! Dual boot and reformatting windows 7


    Quote Originally Posted by RehabMan View Post
    It depends on which disk you have installed Chimera. If it is on your ML disk, and that is your BIOS boot device, then you won't have to re-install Chimera. But if your BIOS boot device is the Win7 disk, and you have Chimera there, you'll have to re-install Chimera after you re-install Windows. No big deal either way.
    hi thanks for the reply, i installed chimera in ML disk, so does it mean that disk is my BIOS boot device? how to check which is my bios boot device anyway? i use separate HDD's for both o.s

    if my ML disk is my boot device so all i have to do is :

    1.unplug ML hdd,
    2. install windows on the other HDD
    3. connect back the ML HDD

    is this method right???

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    yes

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    thanks alot guys!!
    Quote Originally Posted by carsten View Post
    yes

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