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Windows 7 + Mac OS X Lion dual boot [SOLVED]

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Hi,
I have Mac OS X Lion installed on my hackintosh, everything is running smoothly and nice,
my hackintosh runs faster than my MacBook Pro! :headbang:

anyway, so I want to install Windows 7 as another boot..
I realize that I have to reformat, install Windows 7, and then install Mac OS X as a dual boot..

As far as I now, I will follow this guide:
http://tonymacx86.blogspot.com/2009/11/ ... -snow.html
and then update to Lion..

So will this work, or is there another guide for this case "Lion+Windows 7"..

thank you
 
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Re: Windows 7 + Mac OS X Lion dual boot

absolutely yes :thumbup:
 
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Re: Windows 7 + Mac OS X Lion dual boot

ZaYoOoD said:
Hi,
I have Mac OS X Lion installed on my hackintosh, everything is running smoothly and nice,
my hackintosh runs faster than my MacBook Pro! :headbang:

anyway, so I want to install Windows 7 as another boot..
I realize that I have to reformat, install Windows 7, and then install Mac OS X as a dual boot..

As far as I now, I will follow this guide:
http://tonymacx86.blogspot.com/2009/11/ ... -snow.html
and then update to Lion..

So will this work, or is there another guide for this case "Lion+Windows 7"..

thank you
Alright mate don't jump to reformatting just yet, what boot loader are you using? if the boot loader you are using comes from Multibeast or the boot loader has an installer just install that Bootloader to a USB. then keep your Mac, go into Disk Utility add a partition and make the partition type DOS then boot into Windows7 installer and format that DOS partition to NTFS get Windows 7 installed. It will overwrite your boot loader but once windows has installed, boot from your USB to get your Bootloader running and boot back into Mac and re-install your boot loader back onto your partition which will overwrite the Windows 7 boot loader and then you can boot into either. =]

Hope it helps
 
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Re: Windows 7 + Mac OS X Lion dual boot

Thanks :D
I did as you said and it worked flawlessly and perfectly as i wanted ;)
Easier than i thought!

just one warning..
be away from Paragon HFS+ for Windows..
it will damage your hard drive.. :silent:
 
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Re: Windows 7 + Mac OS X Lion dual boot

ZaYoOoD said:
Thanks :D
I did as you said and it worked flawlessly and perfectly as i wanted ;)
Easier than i thought!

just one warning..
be away from Paragon HFS+ for Windows..
it will damage your hard drive.. :silent:
Glad to hear it worked!, don't forget to change the problem title to SOLVED, it helps others distinguish who does and doesn't need help when looking through the forum :mrgreen:
 

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