This is the easiest way to dual boot Ubuntu and XP, it allows you to install Ubuntu inside Windows XP, and is extremely easy to remove as well.
- A computer
- An XP install disc
- Either an official Ubuntu disc, or a iso burned to a disc .
Follow the Steps Below-
Step 1- Install XP and use the ENTIRE DRIVE for installation. Do not make a seprate partition for UBUNTU. Or If you have A PC with XP already installed Go to step 2.
Step 2- Now, Grab your Ubuntu install disc. And boot up windows.
Step 3- After its all booted up and HDD is idling, Insert your Ubuntu Disc and An installer window should pop up. Click "Install inside Windows,"
Step 4- Fill the form as you wish, You can change your user name to something else if you prefer. If you have a big HDD i recommend you change the default 17gb to the largest available, otherwise 20gb is fine.
Step 5- it will install and show a progress bar, then when its done it will ask you to reboot. Now Restart the System.
Step 6- When you reboot it will come to a menu, Select "Ubuntu" and hit enter.
Step 7- It will load up ubuntu and start installing it, all you did in step 5 was Install a installer for when you boot into ubuntu.
Step 8- It will ask you to reboot after its done restart the system.
Step 9- Reboot and select ubuntu,
Congrats! You are now booted into Your New Linux OS!
How To remove ubuntu?
Boot into windows, go to -> control panel -> add or remove programs -> Ubuntu -> Change/Remove
Now you’re done.
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