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Old 01-26-2014, 05:53 AM   #1
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dual boot without loosing my recent files

im currently using centos 6 right now. And i want to install windows7 without loosing any of my saved files. Or maybe help me how to dual boot windows and centos without loosing my current files.
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Hi. Usually you install microcoughed-windblow$ first then Linux, you maybe able to do it the other way around (probably just need to reinstall GRUB after) but regardless should back up any personal files and configs first. Best wishes and have fun.

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