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runman101 07-27-2011 08:33 PM

I have Pardus2011 and Windows 7 both on the same hard drive dual booting, question...
 
What happens if I write over Pardus2011 with another OS such as Fadora or Suse? Does the boot loader stay? I really can't risk losing everything on my windows partition. If I can, when installing do I ignore installing a new boot loader? It usually asks...

Ryptyde 07-27-2011 09:48 PM

If you choose to install Fedora you will be given the option to just remove the
Linux install and keep Windows. There are several options given by the Anaconda installer.
Just make sure you have working recovery/restore disks and back up any important data
before installing the distro you choose. :study:

phil

runman101 07-27-2011 09:49 PM

Same for Suse I assume?

TobiSGD 07-27-2011 09:55 PM

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Originally Posted by runman101 (Post 4427230)
Same for Suse I assume?

Yes.

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I really can't risk losing everything on my windows partition.
Then make backups. Not only when you install a new OS, but regularly, or it is really easy to loose your data (virus, software failure, hardware failure, user-error).

runman101 07-27-2011 10:37 PM

Alright thanks a lot! So Just remove the linux partition and install, sounds good, I will back up as much as I can(My external is full :-/)


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