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First at all , sorry for my english i Argentino and mi problem is that i wanna install Windows Xp in another Hd , but only with a usb , and i`m using UBuntu 11.10 , and all the guides i found only have programs for Windows.What should i do?

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All the guides only have programs for windows? Then find a Ubuntu guide. What do you need to do anyway that only works with Windows? Surely, there are windows-only programs, like iTunes, and stuff, but there are a lot of Ubuntu programs for a variety of tasks – Matt Dec 9 '11 at 18:43
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Not sure which direction you are trying to achieve, but there are a couple things to consider.

  1. if you are installing WinXp inside VirtualBox or VMWare Player for ubuntu, it is really no brainer.. just pop in the ISO image, and VMWare should take care of installation for you.
  2. if you are doing dual booting, you need to determine if your BIOS can boot USB. If so, I would go ahead and build a Windows PE or Bart's Boot disk. Once you boot into the PE environment, you can use diskpart to format the partition (i.e. in NTFS, not FAT32). After that you browse to the WinXp installation folder and kick off the installation with command like "Winnt32.exe /syspart:d: /tempdrive:d /makelocalsource" Once installation done, you then need to fix the MBR, so that GRUB can co-exist with Windows. Takes about one afternoon to get both Windows & ubuntu to play nice together.
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