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    andrea825 is offline New Member
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    Default need help installing windows vista

    Hi, everyone Im new to this forum, and im having truble istalling windows vista, I have linux on my sytem right now and i want to dual windows vista and linux, but I read that you need to install windows first, so I put my vista cd in my dvdrw drive and it gets to a black page and after that it dose notheing just sits there on the black screen, i vent left it there for 1hr and it still dose not boot, can you please help me thanks.

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    whs is offline Gold Member
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    Problem is probably because your disk is not formatted to NTFS. Linux has a different file format. If you have room on the disk, make an NTFS partition of at least 25GB (can be done with Linux) and install Vista into that.

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