Upgrading to Lion with boot camp

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Hi guys,

Hoping one of you can answer this for me...

I have Snow Leopard installed on my iMac and have a Windows 7 partition via Boot Camp. If I upgrade to OS X Lion, will my Windows 7 partition be affected? I have a lot of family photos and videos on the Win 7 partition and wouldn't want the Lion upgrade to screw it up.

Many thanks in advance,
Munkee
 

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Before updating to Lion, make a backup of OS X Snow Leopard and Windows 7 just in case. You can use the built in Windows 7 backup to image. You will need an external hard drive formatted to NTFS for the image backup.
 
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Great, thanks guys. My plan was always to backup before upgrading, but just wanted to get some info on whether Boot Camp is affected in any way. Restoring a backup is always a lengthy process, so it's good to know that (in theory) the upgrade should go smoothly.

Thanks again,
Munkee
 

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