Updating boot partitions required mac

This means that you can only upgrade to a 32-bit version of Windows 7 if you have a 32-bit version of Windows Vista installed, and likewise for the 64-bit version.Many people may have 32-bit versions of Windows Vista installed, and may opt to go directly to the 64-bit version of Windows 7 given the trend in 64-bit software becoming more available.

Information about products not manufactured by Apple, or independent websites not controlled or tested by Apple, is provided without recommendation or endorsement.Just open the Boot Camp Assistant in OS X, select "Create or remove a Windows partition" and click "Continue," and then select the disk with Windows on it, select "Restore to a single Mac OS partition, and click "Continue." If you only have one internal hard drive, you can just click "Restore" to remove Windows.Use the Windows installer to format the Windows partition that Boot Camp Assistant created.Windows 7 can only be installed as an upgrade from Windows Vista, and not Windows XP, 2000, or Server.Additionally, an upgrade can only be done for a version of Windows 7 that is the same "bitness" as the current operating system.Or, even more important, you may need to -install Mac OS X (to fix problems).

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