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Re: moving windows



also sprach Carel Fellinger <cfelling@iae.nl> [2002.02.02.2044 +0100]:
> be ware, a Windows install writes bits and peaces at specific places on
> the disk and expects to find those at those places.  Unfortunately some
> of those places are remembered as disk addresses rather then as file/dir
> names.  So simply untarring a previous installed Windows won't do, atleast
> that's what I understood of it.

it depends on which version of windoze. often, the problem is
a lacking boot sector. you *can* get a windoze partition which was
restored that way to boot again, but it's a pain. what'd you expect???

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martin;              (greetings from the heart of the sun.)
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xerox does it again and again and again and ...

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