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Re: quesiton

On Thursday 18 May 2006 08:29 pm, LavenderHerb@aol.com wrote:
> I purchased a used laptop with Windows operating system, but I don't have
> the disk.
> Can I install Linux directly over Windows?  Will it wipe out Windows and
> everything in the computer?

I had exactly this situation except the machine was not a laptop.  I was quite 
amazed that the Debian installer essentially did all the work for me:  
creating a partition of the size I wanted for the Windows part, installing 
Linux, and creating dual boot stuff.  Worked just great.  

Of course, you have the option to remove the existing Windows OS during the 


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