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Do that first one. Just follow the step. It will install GRUB, a bootloader that will let you chose between Windows or Linux when you boot. Reinstalling the Windows one is very easy if you decide to remove Linux:

1. Insert Win 7 disk and boot from it
2. Repait
3. Open Command Prompt
4. Type:
Code:
bootmgr.exe /fixmbr
bootmgr.exe /fixboot
5. Reboot
6. Go back to Windows and delete Linux partitions.
7. Done.
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It seems like the first option isn't a very good choice since I have little space on my C: partition

Okay... I'll install it on D: drive. I'll post a screenshot
    
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Ohh Man!! I'm pretty caught up between the 1st and 3rd options >.<
    
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Quote:
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You want it on drive D: so choose the manual option then partition the D drive for the amount of space you want allocated to Ubuntu
Doesn't matter, there the same disc that they want to install on it's just two diff partitions. I wouldn't recommend them to do manual partitioning as that's going to get them way more confused. So I would say choose option 1.
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Do that first one. Just follow the step. It will install GRUB, a bootloader that will let you chose between Windows or Linux when you boot. Reinstalling the Windows one is very easy if you decide to remove Linux:

1. Insert Win 7 disk and boot from it
2. Repait
3. Open Command Prompt
4. Type:
Code:
bootmgr.exe /fixmbr
bootmgr.exe /fixboot
5. Reboot
6. Go back to Windows and delete Linux partitions.
7. Done.
Ty

Quote:
Originally Posted by mushroomboy View Post
Doesn't matter, there the same disc that they want to install on it's just two diff partitions. I wouldn't recommend them to do manual partitioning as that's going to get them way more confused. So I would say choose option 1.
I'm going to go for option 1.



See you guys in a couple of minutes
    
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And yet another question pops up...

Am I doing it right? I gave 20gb to Linux and the rest to Windows 7

    
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yes thats fine.
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Quote:
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yes thats fine.
ty
    
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yeah you can mount your ntfs partitions if you want to download and store files, so you can share the same space. =)
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post #20 of 22
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I've now successfully installed Ubuntu. And what can I say? It's just pretty awesome. Especially the part where it boots up in less than 5 seconds.


Thank you all for helping me xD

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