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Can I install media center on my dell with my present XP Pro and How do I do this if it is possible?
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I am soon going to setup Linux on my Pc, which is basically running two operating systems, like you want to do. What i did a while back when i installed XP was partitioned my drive, meaning i 'split' it in to parts. Not sure how tech savvy you are but if you need help, i will do a bit of research and give you some nice programs to use and a 'how to' guide?
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Howdy and welcome to GTG:

Media Center and XP is NOT dual booting. Also, Media Center is not available as a setup installable download..

As per Microsoft:

Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 is an operating system that is only available on Media Center PCs. Because of special hardware requirements, Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005-based PCs are available only from Microsoft PC Manufacturer partners.

If you want Media Center, you will need to purchase a new system.

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