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Re: Install on new computer keeping OEM OS



On Sat, 2009-12-12 at 10:38 -0800, Alan Evans wrote:
> Hello!
> 
> I just got a brand-new machine with Windows 7 pre-installed on its
> massive hard drive. Of course, Fedora is more my style, but I'd like
> to keep the original OS intact and dual boot.
> 
> My question is this then: How safe is it really to allow the installer
> to resize the existing partition with Win7 already there? I saw that
> it had the option, but I was terrified to try it.

I've not had any problems, but if you're unsure, Windows can shrink its
own partitions. It's in the Disk Utility or whatever it's called.

Of course you would have to boot it to do that ...

poc



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