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Install Fedora Currently I am useing OS windows XP. I have install DVD of "Fedora" and i would like to work with both Windows XP and Fedora. Here is options which is generate when i am booting Fedora DVD. What option i should choose for install Fedora in other drive (D:\,E:\,F:\) and How Can i. I afraid because i have never install any OS unlike XP. Guide me As soon As

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If you are using 2 hard drives then install Fedora to the 2nd drive. When you boot up it will ask you which os you wish to boot into. Hope this helps.

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this is one of the most crucial part of the Windows OS, this specific component looks for the loader of NT(Windows OS) which loads the required OS files of WinXP(earlier it was called WinNT)...the naming legacy is still being followed though the OS has changed from Win95, 98, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Win7....
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Hello, First of all, I'd like to tell you that I had installed Windows 7 (clean) on my new computer. Then, I installed Fedora 13 64-bit. Eventually, I wanted to install Windows XP, so, formatted the...


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First of all, why you want to install WinXP when you already have Win7 and you can just Downgrade it to WinXP..

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I wonder if you ever pay attention to what you're doing; if you install a Linux Distribution, it's going to have a non-NTFS boot sector, and moving Windows' original boot sectors around is not guaranteed to work well.

If you pay attention to what you're doing, you should be installing Linux on a fresh disk using a good filesystem like ext3 or ext4 or Sun's filesystem. If you want to run WinXP rather than run applications (games, etc.) under WINE or a VM, you can use Disk Commander or such to boot to the old drive and mask the OS from each others' existence. Likewise you could install, run, etc. Fedora, Ubuntu, etc. from within a VM in WinXP; or install, run, etc. WinXP within a VM in a Linux. If you don't pay attention to what your install means for the system operation, you're going to get surprised.

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Regarding on your problem, the main issue their is the booting problem of XP after you delete the fedora operating system. That's common problem especially when the computer are in dual boot OS then you delete the other OS. Now, the reason why it usually fall into this problem its just because the XP is your core OS then you install Linux Fedora inside in XP so whatever changes you have done in fedora particularly deleting Linux OS inside XP affects the overall performance of your XP and eventually if you delete the Fedora without proper unistallation process done by Linux OS then the Boot Loader of your XP will also corrupt or delete that's the main cause of boot failure in your XP OS. Now the best solution there is to repair your XP by inserting the XP CD Installer and boot the CD to repair your OS or you can reinstall the XP OS without formatting the storage to prevent the lost of your data that has not yet already copyed a back up.

Please do this recommendation to save and restore your XP.

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I was wondering though if you can install under WINE in Fedora? I am used to Ubuntu, but have actually burned the Fedora10 .iso to a disk, but haven't played with it yet, so I don't know if you can install WINE to it, but I presume you can.
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