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Re: Windows XP & Fedora on one computer





02.10.08, 17:32, "Paul W. Frields" :

> On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 05:09:49PM +0400, isad ilexa17 wrote:
> > I have the following problem:
> > Windows XP is installed on my computer and I want to
> > install Fedora keeping Windows alive (bootable).
> > Thanks and sorry for my bad English.
> This is not a difficult problem to solve, fortunately! :-) You simply
> need to have sufficient free space in the partition itself, or on the
> hard disk outside that partition. Most people find themselves in the
> first situation. You may find things work best if you go to your
> Control Panel > Administration Tools > Computer Management > Disk
> Management, and analyze and defragment your partition first. I'm
> afraid help with Windows is outside this list's topic, but the
> procedure should be a fairly simple point-and-click operation.
> Once you've done that, during the Fedora installation, you can edit
> the existing Windows XP partition on your disk during the disk
> partitioning step. Most people choose "Custom setup" for the disk
> partitioning to get into the partition editing screen. Click the
> checkbox to resize the existing Windows partition to leave enough
> space for Fedora. Then establish partitions for the Fedora
> installation. You can find more information about disk partitioning
> here:
> http://docs.fedoraproject.org/install-guide/f9/en_US/ch-disk-partitioning.html
> I recommend reading all of Chapter 12, but especially these sections:
> http://docs.fedoraproject.org/install-guide/f9/en_US/sn-partitioning-general.html
> http://docs.fedoraproject.org/install-guide/f9/en_US/sn-partitioning-advice.html
> Fedora automatically detects your Windows XP installation and sets up
> a dual-boot configuration for you. When you boot your computer, you
> are able to choose between booting Fedora or Windows by interrupting
> the GRUB boot screen with any key.
> --
> Paul W. Frields http://paul.frields.org/
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Yeah really thanks but it doesn't work.
Some "OTHER" booting option appeared but it doesn't work:(
When i select it nothing happens. Only the counter sets to 60 seconds again.

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