installing XP

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 7 16:45:47 UTC 2010


Gary Kirkpatrick wrote:
> Looks like the wifes laptop is on the way to a major repair so we will
> be sharing for a while.  She insists on using windows.  When I install
> XP it will windows wipe the entire disk, forcing me to reinstall?  Any
> way to save any of my ubuntu settings?  I do not have an external
> drive with me but I do have a CD-DVD rw drive.
> 
> Any way to wipe wifes decision making sector and replace parts of it
> with ones I prefer?  Is there a special Linux program for this?
> 
> Thanks to all you fabulous people!  I really appreciate this list!
> 
> gary
> 
> sorry about the lack of apostrophes.  Did not want to switch from the
> Spanish keyboard.  Maybe one of you can teach me how to switch back
> and forth more easily than using preferences-keyboard.  But thats for
> another post.
> 
	Make a partition for the Windows and force it to use this. 
Make it around 20 GB so there is room to grow....


73 Karl



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