Is there a simple way to remove XP and then install window 7 in a dual boot system ?
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If XP is in an NTFS partition and has the boot flag, just whack the Win7 CD and boot it. Should install as normal, then just fix up grub to boot both again.
I might be inclined to update Fedora to 21 first.
If XP is in a [V]FAT partition (is that even supported ?), format it as NTFS then proceed as above.
1.) back up my data files in my linux partition.
2.) make a grub CD boot disk.
3.) install window 7 to the NTFS partition.
4.) After installing window 7, reboot with grub boot disk.
5.) Reinstalling grub.
6.) reboot and the Linux boot menu should come on, and I should
be able to select and boot into the desired OS.
I'm not sure if I'm reading the above correctly but if you are intending to back up data TO the Linux partition I would suggest backing up to an external medium. If you mean just backing up data FROM the Linux partition and you don't have anything on the windows partition, that would be good.
2.) make a grub CD boot disk.
You indicated above you have the Fedora installation medium. You have Grub on it and can reinstall Grub from it and don't need to create a separate Grub boot CD. Of course, you can if you want.
keep in mind that fedora 19 is DOA ( dead on arrival)
it when End Of LIFE 6 months ago as in you are MISSING!!!! all of the last 6 months of SECURITY UPDATES AND FIXED -- NOT GOOD !!!!
fedora 20 is ABOUT to go "End Of Life " very soon