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Old 08-29-2009, 11:26 AM   #1
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Installing Windows XP using Linux GRUB

Hi, I have 2 hard disks. In the first one, I have installed Archlinux, with GRUB. The second one is empty.

I have a Windows XP .iso file. Is it possible to install Windows XP in the second hd, without having to burn the ISO file?

I don't have got any CD recorder/reader.

I'm sorry if this is not the best sub-forum to post this.

Old 08-29-2009, 11:38 AM   #2
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No, malicious software cannot be generally installed directly from iso images
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well,you have to use some boot media,e.g USB Flash Drive(making it bootable), burn the XP ISO to the Flash and than boot from that, For this Why not try unetbootin-windows-248.exe ? I find this program very helpfull in making different types of installation "cd`s" on a usb disk Works fine with all iso, img files that I have tried (a lot)
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Just start program, add ISO file you want to "burn" to usb disk, and it just works !


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