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Old 10-22-2007, 05:04 AM   #1
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problem while installing ubuntu 7.10

I have problems installing ubuntu 7.10 it deleted the system32.dll file of xp.i selected the first option ie install then proceeded to time zone ,kblayout, but i stuck up in selecting the partition and it also asks for swap space,i selected ext2 for formatting hd drive of 10gb
please guide how to install.
Old 10-22-2007, 07:53 AM   #2
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I would have a read of these

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Old 10-22-2007, 07:57 AM   #3
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bahh... i dont like those live installs just "dive in head first" delete M$ Windblows what i recomend is getting the alternate install (click the box on the download page) its text mode but it installs a better system and faster
Old 10-22-2007, 08:01 AM   #4
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I agree with mickyg, and there's plenty of information on these forums about dual-booting, use the Search button at the top of the page.
Old 10-22-2007, 08:39 AM   #5
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I'm not quit sure if you're tying to keep your windows xp installation. If you want to keep it and dual boot, i recommend you go to Ubuntu's wiki and read a little about dual booting. If you want to dual boot, i recommend you download a static install disc (not the live CD) .. this way you'll have more control over the process.

If you want to wipe out windows and install Uuntu instead, then Ubuntu's live CD installer gives you the option of wipping the whole disk out partition the whole thing as one partition.


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