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Old 04-08-2007, 07:43 AM   #1
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installing windows after Centos 4.3

hello i am getting a problem..i have windows xp & Centos 4.3 on my i tried to install windows again but after putting Cd of windows & booting from CD the first screen i.e. "setup is instecting your computer hardware" comes & ..nothing comes after that....i give a command from console of linux i.e. mkdosfs -c -F 32 -v /dev/hda1...this command format my C drive but still i am not able to install windows again....i had the same problem when i had installed FC5, makes hard disk not to install windows....& then i had formatted my whole harddisk....this time i don't want to do plz tell me some solution i have checked on net also but nothing is there.....
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The rules say 'no double posting', did you try and skip jail and go to 3?

As far as your problem, if CentOS is installed now, use GParted to resize the partition and then tell Windows to take up the free space. Another-words, when you resize it, just leave the left over unused and Windows will format it itself.

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