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i am currently running ubuntu 11.04 on my build i have a windows xp pre re-installation service pack 3 disk. I want to see if I can get it to install on my computer so I can have windows XP I go to install windows XP and it says "no valid system partitions were found. setup is unable to continue. Why is this?
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Must have an NTFS /Fat32 file system.
    
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what exactly is that and how do i get one?
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Do you know how to resize your partitions in Ubuntu? Is ubuntus partition the whole 1TB? Shrink it down to 800GB, then format the 200GB partition to NTFS, boot from the CD, install windows XP on the 200GB partition.
    
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yeah its the whole TB how do i shrink it to only 800 gigs?
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