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Okay, even though the title says a different thing, this does mostly only affect my Ubuntu Installation.

I have a dualboot setup for Windows XP and Ubuntu, Windows had been installed first, then Ubuntu, etc. Now I want to "upgrade" my Windows XP Installation to Windows 7. I don't care whether I lose my Windows XP files or not; but I REALLY do not want to lose my Ubuntu Installation.

So, How would I get rid of Windows XP, install Windows 7, keep my Ubuntu Installation intact, and if possible, do all that with not too much hazzle?

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simply install windows 7 on the windows xp drive, then boot from Ubuntu Live CD and do tutorial from the link: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RecoveringUbuntuAfterInstallingWindows

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thanks, it's indeed very easy. gotta love ubuntu :-) –  user2817 Oct 14 '10 at 13:26
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