On Wed, 12 Aug 2009 10:32:20 -0400, "Charles Oppermann" <chuc...@gmail.com> wrote: > Correct, and counter to another posters statement that Windows attempts to > wipe entire disks when installing. Yes, that's the default choice, which is > perfectly reasonable, but no Windows Setup will erase entire disks without > plenty of warnings and give users the opportunity to keep existing > partitions, including types it does not recognize.
The average "Windows" user does not read what's on the screen anyway, so he will always "next". :-) > Since Windows 2000, the > Setup program allows for deletion of partitions, creating one or more new > partitions, formatting them, etc. Even DOS could do that. > Good luck to the original poster; maybe try out FreeBSD on another machine, > or when the laptop is too old to run modern versions of Windows. It usually is as soon as it is sold. :-) -- Polytropon >From Magdeburg, Germany Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0 Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ... _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"