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Old 12-30-2004, 11:36 AM   #1
patrickbrochu3
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Hi, I am new to Mandrake 10.1. I want to install it on my hard drive, but I am not sure how to do it without crashing my computer. I am currently running Window's 2000 Pro and I want to switch to Linux. I have downloaded Mandrake 10.1 and burned it to 3 data cdrs. Please help me.....

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Old 12-30-2004, 11:43 AM   #2
kesara
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Just boot you computer with the 1st CD
& make your way up to the heven;-)
Its easy..
 
Old 12-30-2004, 11:45 AM   #3
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patrickbrochu3 - just do a search for "dual boot" within LQ. You'll see that this comes up a lot.
 
Old 12-30-2004, 11:48 AM   #4
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Back up your critical data before installing just in case.
 
Old 12-30-2004, 11:51 AM   #5
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Boot with your install CD. Mandrake installer is easy to use with step by step instructions
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