i installed windows 7 successfully. When I installed it, I created 40 gb of unallocated space in the hard disk for the Fedora installation. However, whenever i start the partition editor during the Fedora installation, it says that there is no free space in your hardware, even though it shows 40gb space in the disk partition table.

  • Fedora 12 is going to be unsupported in less than a week. Consider using something newer. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Nov 28 '10 at 3:07

why not try first using a Virtual Machine to play around with fedora, instead of partitioning your HD. VirtualBox is free and open source. You can download it from http://www.virtualbox.org/

using a VM is the simplest way to get an installation of linux which co-live with windows. Also, you can select a folder which you can share files between windows and your virtualized linux.

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Here is a guide to installing fedora as a dual boot with windows 7. (even though is says fedora 11 it will works for 12 and 13 as well. Give that a shot and see what you can do.

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