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...get Windows XP to recognize a WD 80Gb HDD that has Xandros on it.<br />
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I installed Xandros on a newer, larger HDD. The HDD in question is one that I would like to use as a data-backup drive in XP. How can I wipe it or format it? Will I have to re-partition it and leave the Xandros on it? If so what downloadable software is recommended (simplest is best for me <img src="/images/smilies/redface.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Embarrassment" class="inlineimg" /> ))<br />
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Also will the solution be able to be done via a USB interface?<br />
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you could just partition it into two , eg 40gb and 40gb , install windows first then Xandros, then you can dual boot it without any problems <img src="/images/smilies/smile.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Smile" class="inlineimg" />
 

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<div style="font-style:italic">you could just partition it into two , eg 40gb and 40gb , install windows first then Xandros, then you can dual boot it without any problems <img src="/images/smilies/smile.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Smile" class="inlineimg" /></div>

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Hey, thanks!<br />
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Okay, how should I go about doing that via USB, and not break any copyright laws (XP OS on 2 different systems - ugh!) ? <br />
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I've never done a dual-boot HDD. I don't really need an OS on it, just that ability for XP to recognise the HDD and be able to backup data (my documents folder) to it.
 
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