Punit Jain wrote:i have a system with windows xp sp-2, and i need to install and uninstall linux number of times in my system, without reflecting to my windows xp, i mean my windows xp should not cause any error whie doing this, because i have my important data in my windows, so which distribution of linux i should prefer, and how to do installation for that as per my requirements??
again my windows has my important data so it should not damage...
Punit Jain wrote:because may of times it happens with me, when i installed windows7 over xp, both works good, but when i install xp over windows7, i always lost my xp..
Punit Jain wrote:but again is there any possibilities to lost my widows if i install ubuntu, whereas my windows is already installed.
Anayonkar Shivalkar wrote:However, the very first thing I would do is - take backup of all data on external disk. You never know what can go wrong At least I've never faced any issues during partitioning and never lost data, but still I will better be safe than sorry
Anayonkar Shivalkar wrote:Please make sure that all your data is backed up properly before doing such stuff.
Normally, if you're careful while installing Linux to not delete your Windows partition, it shouldn't be a problem