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Gonna be installing this dual-boot setup tonight.

Was just wondering what those of you who install any distro of Linux do with the Windows 100MB partition? Do you just leave it as be and install Linux as your third partition?
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I assume most do, unless you're extremely anal about your partition table.
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I assume most do, unless you're extremely anal about your partition table.

Yup, just leave it. Anyway, it's only 100MB, right?!
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I assume most do, unless you're extremely anal about your partition table.

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I'll try to let it slide if best practice is to just leave it. No point in making it more complicated than it should be, I guess.
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I just leave it too
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is there anything you CAN do with it?
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is there anything you CAN do with it?

Delete it and extend it back into the main partition, or even, install vista/7 without it, isn't hard and isn't needed.

But if it's there and you aren't worried about the partition table then leave it. I find it a pain though on system I keep Windows on.
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Delete it and extend it back into the main partition, or even, install vista/7 without it, isn't hard and isn't needed.
But if it's there and you aren't worried about the partition table then leave it. I find it a pain though on system I keep Windows on.

hmm wont let me delete it but I can merge another partition into it.
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