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So I'd read a service advisory on the Parallels site warning users not to upgrade to Windows 8 due to it damaging their virtual machine and associated files therein.

That being said, is it currently possible/safe to upgrade to Windows 8 from Windows 7 on a Bootcamp installation through typical upgrade means, or are there any notices to hold off on this as well?

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Its perfectly safe. You might run into problems with the trackpad driver (i did) but a quick search here was all i needed to fix it.

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Outstanding, thank you for the post! –  Terrance Shaw Oct 29 '12 at 2:48

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