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I don't want to overwrite my windows partition. Should I install Fedora to sda1, sda2, or sda3? sda1, size-100 MB Type-ntfs sda2, size 465079 MB Type-ntfs sda3, size 11759 MB ...
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    installing Fedora, sda2, 2, or 3


    I don't want to overwrite my windows partition. Should I install Fedora to sda1, sda2, or sda3?

    sda1, size-100 MB Type-ntfs

    sda2, size 465079 MB Type-ntfs

    sda3, size 11759 MB Type-ntfs

    I'M guessing number 2 but I really don't know. Thanks.

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    Boot any LiveCD or Distro and issue this command, post your results, please.
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    fdisk -l
    Do you only have one Hard Drive? If yes, then you might need to repartition the drive by shrinking the Windows partition but let's see what you have to deal with first. Post the output of the above command and we'll go from there.
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    I finally figured it out, thanks Mike.

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