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Old 03-30-2004, 09:34 PM   #1
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Question about dual boot


I don't have this situation, but I am wondering about it. If I had a 60GB hard drive, with Windows XP installed on it (using 20GB), and I wanted to dual boot with Linux, and make Windows have 30GB and Linux have 30GB, would my current version of Windows be erased, and I would have to install it again along with Linux?
 
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not just resize your windows partition with partition magic or some other software and then install linux on the remaining 30GIG.
 
Old 03-30-2004, 09:42 PM   #3
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Do you know of any software that is free?
 
Old 03-30-2004, 10:05 PM   #4
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I think the linux installation CD's can do this for you, but not sure. Mandrake can anyway.


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Old 03-30-2004, 10:07 PM   #5
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Ok, thanks for your help
 
  


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