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There is a file called "/etc/fstab". You can look in that file to find the "mount point" of the NTFS partition. It is "/windows/C", or something like that. Suse should be mounting it. Open Konquerer, or file manager, and type "file:/" "Enter", and look for a directory that says windows and click on it. If there is anything inside, like a directory called "C", the volume is mounted. Otherwise, try "mount /mount_point. Mount point is the mount point from "etc/fstab", which is just a plain old directory. In Linux drives are mounted to directories, and drives also contain directories. The other thing is, SuSE adopted the insidious policy of installing the grub boot loader in the first partition instead of the MBR. So, you can put the SuSE CD in the drive, boot, act like you are going to install, but when it gets to the screen that says "new installation", click "other" and choose "repair installed system". When you get the repair screen, click on manual repair. Uncheck everything besides reinstall boot loader, and make sure it goes in the MBR. This is another terrible thing about SuSE, if you don't click "next" on the very same screen you check the MBR box, but instead go to another screen and then come back to the same screen you were on, your setting to install the boot loader to the MBR will be changed to "other". So, leave everything else the way it is, check the MBR box for where to install grub, and reinstall it. Then everything should work.