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Most of the search results I came across are the opposite of this. I already have Fedora 11 on my primary drive. However, I would like to install Windows 7 ...
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- 11-17-2009 #1
- Join Date
- Apr 2004
Fedora on HD1 and Windows 7 on HD2
Most of the search results I came across are the opposite of this. I already have Fedora 11 on my primary drive. However, I would like to install Windows 7 on the 2nd drive for work applications.
When in the Windows 7 setup, I tell it to install on my 2nd drive, but it's saying it is unable to create the partition. I've tried manually creating the partition, formatting the drive, deleting it and trying to install on a fresh disk. Nothing. I am assuming this is because Windows wants to install on the primary drive?
If so, is there a way around this? I want Fedora to be my primary OS, and I want GRUB as my boot loader that will boot into Windows.
- 11-17-2009 #2
- Join Date
- Dec 2007
- Idaho USA
Remove the linux hdd or disable it in bios till 7 is compleatly installed, might work. Replace the linux hdd and add 7 into grub menu. What type of hdd's IDE/PATA or SATA ?
Note: I do not have Fedora nor Win 7.