Searching for an existing Windows installation

Mike Hearn mh at
Wed Dec 8 05:52:52 CST 2004

On Wed, 08 Dec 2004 02:10:54 +0100, Christian Britz wrote:
> because this step during the installation takes very long, I would
> suggest to make it optional.

We should disable it by default, especially as Windows XP is so common
these days. It used to be that using a real 98 drive could improve things
a lot, but these days I feel the opposite is true, and using XP/NT almost
always made things worse.

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