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Old 11-26-2004, 01:37 PM   #1
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OK here it is i'm trying to install mandrake 10 on my pc without wiping out all the info i have stored on my computer i.e. about 80 gbs. I have been tring to use partition magic to setup a partition to install linux onto. However it won't let me do it even though i have 16 gb of free space on my hard-drive. It just tells me cannot create partition on drive one. I'm using windows XP pro and have a NFTS hard-drive.

plz help me


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Old 12-01-2004, 02:26 PM   #2
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your dos partition probably takes up the whole hd. download a free program called bootit, defrag your hd first, then use bootit to resize your dos partition. from there just insert your cd and go.
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