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    windows on osx lion
    hi everyone! i'm new here. i want to ask something about osx lion. i'm using windows xp thru bootcamp on my macbook pro. if i upgraded to osx lion, do i need to reinstall my windows xp (bootcamp)?

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    windows on osx lion
    hi i'm new here. i'm running windows xp on my mac. do i need to reinstall my windows xp when i upgraded to os x lion?

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    No. Lion is an upgrade to OS X. It has nothing to do with your Windows partition.

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    no, lion does not touch the XP partition

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    Don't multi-post. Thanks and welcome.

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    hi chas_m, i mean the new os x lion. if i purchase and install it, do i need to reinstall my windows, or it will not affect the partition at all?

    thanks for your quick response!

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    As I said above, it does not affect the Windows partition at all.

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