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Dual boot XP cant install
I have read in many places that it is highly recommended to install Windows first. I have no idea why this is (maybe for the same reason that you are having problems) but I would go with that.
Hope that helps,
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The reason for installing Windows first, is that Windows always writes to the MBR, overwriting anything already there. Killing LIlo/Grub.
Try having the cd in the drive and doing a cold boot(that is let it sit for a minute or so, then boot up).
Remember, doing this will kill your bootloader, so make a Fedora Core boot disk.
Or, check this post, http://www.linuxforums.org/tutorials...ial-19999.html
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