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Is he trying to dual boot?
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I don't want to hit continue and find out Windows went bye-bye or something.
That'd be my guess...
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post #32 of 47
Well I don't think he should have a problem. I do it often. I just resize the NTFS partition to a resonable size, and make the SWAP and EXT3 and install GRUB usually goes fine.
post #33 of 47
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Well I don't think he should have a problem. I do it often. I just resize the NTFS partition to a resonable size, and make the SWAP and EXT3 and install GRUB usually goes fine.
Nah, he SHOULDN'T have a problem... but there's always that chance...

Better to be safe than breaking things with a big hammer, I always say.
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post #34 of 47
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Nah, he SHOULDN'T have a problem... but there's always that chance...
If it can go wrong, it inevitably will go wrong. Realisticly though, as long as you don't blindly hit buttons and have a OK idea of where and how big your C partition is, there are very low odds you'll delete it. (For example: Today, I have changed linux distributions 4 times. Not a single issue with the C drive. Just be smart.)
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Keep in mind I know zilch about what I am doing.

Guided - Resize SCSI7 (0,1,0) etc. That is the first option which I am pretty sure I should select for a dual boot. ( Yes I am dual booting with windows XP home )

I selected the wrong bizz before.

Now after I select that, I am totally lost of what to do next.
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post #36 of 47
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If it can go wrong, it inevitably will go wrong. Realisticly though, as long as you don't blindly hit buttons and have a OK idea of where and how big your C partition is, there are very low odds you'll delete it. (For example: Today, I have changed linux distributions 4 times. Not a single issue with the C drive. Just be smart.)
What distro's?

I know I know...
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post #37 of 47
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Keep in mind I know zilch about what I am doing.

Guided - Resize SCSI7 (0,1,0) etc. That is the first option which I am pretty sure I should select for a dual boot. ( Yes I am dual booting with windows XP home )

I selected the wrong bizz before.

Now after I select that, I am totally lost of what to do next.
Did you shrink the partition down about 10GB?
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ImgBurn is free and works perfectly.
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Did you shrink the partition down about 10GB?
Do you mean on the slider thing? it goes from 52% to 100, I have a 160GB HD, so the lowest it goes is to 76.4GB
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What distro's?

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