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  1. #1

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    Dec 02, 2008
    2 x 2.8 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon, 6GB 800MHz Ram, 1Tb, OSX 10.5.8
    Re-installing Mac OS X leaving XP intact
    Hi all,

    I have a dual boot mac pro, I am selling it and want to put a clean install of Snow leopard on the machine. I cant find the install disk for XP so I need to leave XP as it is.

    If I install a clean version of Snow Leopard will this wipe/effect XP.



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    Oct 27, 2002
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    How is XP installed? Is it via Bootcamp or something like Fusion or Parallels?

    Also, moved to correct forum.
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  3. #3

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    Mar 17, 2009
    2008 15" MBP Yosemite, 2012 21.5" iMac Yosemite
    If Windows is on a Boot Camp partition, reinstalling your Mac OS will not affect it. I just did this recently with Boot Camped Win XP.
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    Reminder: Please include your Mac's specs. This will make it much easier for the other members to assist you.

  4. #4

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    Dec 02, 2008
    2 x 2.8 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon, 6GB 800MHz Ram, 1Tb, OSX 10.5.8
    Awesome, Xp is installed via boot camp so ill whip a new copy of SL on now. Shame I lost my XP disks....let the search go to the basement!

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