Nope it won't affect your Ubuntu Partition , cause they wont be in the same partition.
It seems a quick way to install xp. Yes. I want to use Magic from vista to create a new partition, then install xp in it. By doing that, will it affect
ubuntu side ? -- that's my big concern. please answer me. I dont' want really destroy my ubuntu. Thank you all your guys. I alway stay with ubuntu, But I need to handle some chinese documents with some software that don't work on vista & ubuntu.
Try it without fear.
And report if you got some problem.