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RE: [SLE] Installing Win XP alogn with an existant SusE 8 Install ation
  • From: Ben Higginbottom <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 27 May 2004 10:08:31 +0100
  • Message-id: <04May27.101558bst.332169@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

>I have successfully installed WinME after SuSE 9.0 (on a partition
>reserved for the purpose). But I heard that this procedure does not work
with
>Windows XP, since XP takes over and wipe out the entire disk. Is it a real
risk
>of only just FUD?

IIRC the NT series has its own bootloader, which of course gives you no
choice about installing, let alone give thought to the possibility that you
might want something other than windows on your HD.

Regards,

Ben

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