Fawn sleepingfawn at
Sun Dec 7 16:38:10 UTC 2008

There is no simply will not boot from the cd.
It goes on to Windows. I have Window XP Pro.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Josh Holland 
To: Ubuntu user technical support,not for general discussions 
Sent: Sunday, December 07, 2008 11:19 AM
Subject: Re: Questions

On Sun, 2008-12-07 at 11:07 -0500, Fawn wrote:
> I am ready to make the change to dual booting. I have the cd 
> ready. I have the computer set to boot from the cd. But it will
> not work. I am at the point of just formating and installing 
> Ubuntu/Linux ..

Please be more specific. Give what step number you are at and any error
messages it spits out.

> My question is what is the process of formating after I 
> install linux. Can I do that if I don't want to keep it?
> fawn

If you decide that Ubuntu is not for you, I recommend you just use
something like gparted ( ) to
shrink the partition with Ubuntu on it down to zero size. As with all
partition operations, make sure everything is backed up before you do

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