[xubuntu-users] 14.10 installation doesn't see existing Windows 7

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Sat Dec 6 10:29:36 UTC 2014

On Fri, Dec 05, 2014 at 09:28:20PM -0600, terry wrote:
>    On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 3:25 AM, Chris Green <[1]cl at isbd.net> wrote:
>      On Tue, Dec 02, 2014 at 03:29:56PM -0600, terry wrote:
>      >    Not sure what the difference between "existing NTFS partitions"
>      and the
>      >    "Windows installation".  Can you explain?  How many partitions
>      are
>      >    there? What size?  What's on them?
>      It sees the partitions on the disk but doesn't see the Windows OS.
>    It sees the partitions on the disk.  Yes, correct.  That is all there
>    is to it.   The partitioning process only deals with storage media and
>    their respective partitions.  It is up to  you to know where your Data
>    is and what to do with it.
Normally (i.e. when it works right) the installation most certainly
*does* recognise the operating system(s) on the existing partitions.
It certainly has done for me for the past several versions of xubuntu.
It offers to re-partition the disk to make space for xubuntu.

Chris Green

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