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You can dual-boot with XP and Ubuntu - or you can simply wipe the Windows XP Partition and put Ubuntu instead.
There are some great Youtube Videos and Articles in the Internet that explains clearly how to dual-boot.
I would go with Dual-Booting XP and Ubuntu if I was you. However, there is a catch. Ubuntu cannot be installed on NTFS - but FAT32 can. However, FAT32 cannot go over than 32GB and cannot store more than a 4GB file.
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Can not delete Ubuntu partition after uninstalling Ubuntu I insalled Ubuntu along side windows 7 , and then i removed it using the command prompt by typing the two commands ( i used windwos 7 DVD installtion disk)
and now when my computer starts it boots to windows 7...but when i try to delete the partition that...
Backup and Restore
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I have windows 7 home premium.
I have done compatibility and that does not work either.
I was able to install it with windows 7...
XP or Ubuntu 10.4? Recently just purchased a used dell mini 9 netbook on ebay.
In terms of PERFORMANCE what operating system will run faster on the netbook?
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dual boot w/ Ubuntu, need to uninstall Ubuntu Hey all I am new here. I recently did a dual boot install of Ubuntu with my Home Premium Windows 7 machine. I need to figure out how to uninstall Ubuntu and the grub loader... any thoughts?
I installed Windows 7 first... Ubuntu 64 desktop edition came after.
I shrunk my Windows 7...
Installation & Setup
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Is it just me or is Ubuntu somehow "snappier" than W7?? Im using the latest release of Ubuntu(9.04, cant wait 'till 9.10!)
But wow! This is one rockin OS!!!
They really should be charging money for...