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Old 05-21-2004, 09:06 PM   #1
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installing win

So-i have a dumb question,witch is maybe answered,but i couldn't find it-sorry.Anyway-I have only Suse 9.1 as a OS.But i want to install Windows XP back and use both of the OSs.i have already created and mounted a FAT32 partition,but i have absolutely no idea how to proceed with installing my Windows XP.

Thanks for any help!

P.S. Please excuse my English-it's not so better then my Linux knowledges
Old 05-21-2004, 09:12 PM   #2
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Pop in the WinXP disk and reboot the machine, and boot from the CD. Windows will allow you to select the partition to install to (It may have you delete the fat32 partition and recreate it - I'd recommend NTFS anyway). Simple as that. Win2k and XP are both fairly tolerant when it comes to installing on a Linux machine.. Just make sure you re-install your bootloader. I do believe XP will overwite it.
Old 05-22-2004, 02:33 PM   #3
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Thanks for the advice,but it didn't work.Maybe my disc is scratched.Anyway-i've tryed to boot from floppy: there was a black screen,on wich stand something like:


FAT 32-unknown system.

Press any key to continiue...

i've tryed to fix the bootloader,but it didn't help(merly i coudln't made it help)
do you know what should i do?


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