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    Hi all, decided to make my first post about multi bootcamping. I got hold of a Windows 7 beta and wanted to try it on my iMac.

    Bootcamp has no option to create more than one partition. I have on top of OS X, XP SP3 but would prefer to avoid the hassle of reinstalling. After reading a rudimentary method to allow 3 bootable OSs, it seems tempting.

    Anyway around a reformat of one or both OSs to allow me the desired result?



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    Bump - or is my question so trivial/silly that if I used my initiative I could easily find the answer?

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    would try to google it, however, there is a way to change boot partitions via Vista. Beta 7 Can only be installed over a Vista OS from what i read....... Also have you double checked that it is compatible with APPLE? e.g Apple Bootcamp?? + Drivers?
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    Windows 7 is not listed as compatible with Bootcamp. But then, not much in terms other hardware is...
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    i have a friend who had OSX Leopard with VIsta Prem via BOOTCAMP, as the Seven Beta requires you to have Vista installed and works as an UPGRADE, he decided to give it ago. It seems to be running fine on his macbook pro, as most of the system is still vista due to it being BETA. im looking into trying it this week on my macbook
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZappyB View Post
    Hi all, decided to make my first post about multi bootcamping. I got hold of a Windows 7 beta and wanted to try it on my iMac.

    Bootcamp has no option to create more than one partition. I have on top of OS X, XP SP3 but would prefer to avoid the hassle of reinstalling. After reading a rudimentary method to allow 3 bootable OSs, it seems tempting.

    Anyway around a reformat of one or both OSs to allow me the desired result?
    But yes, you'll have to reformat it as a 3-partition HD. that means backing up everything.

    The installation afterwards should not be hard
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    then once you have the 3 HD as you need them (space wise) you will have to install MAC, Then BOOTCAMP XP, and then Hope that via WIndows XP that you can install Vista to the 3rd HD, then Once Installed, UPGRADE Vista Via the 7 Beta Disk.
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    Edit: Oops I posted in the wrong topic.... (this post was previously about the Apple hardware)

    anyways Zappy how's your installation going?
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