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Re: How to move an OS install from one primary partition to another?

Dne, 08. 12. 2009 08:32:13 je Jochen Schulz napisal(a):

IMHO, your biggest problem won't be with copying/ghosting/dd-ing your 
Windows partition: your biggest (in fact, unsurmountable) problem will 
be all your C:\Windows and C:\Documents and Settings and C:\Program 
Files (and similar) references, hard-coded into your Windows Registry. 
IIRC from my (over forever, thankfully!) Windows days, there was no 
*easy* way to make a Registry, built on a C:\ drive to work reliably on 
a D:\, E:\ and so on. I think your best bet is to use the swap 
(hd0,hd1) command in Grub (the syntax is wrong, since I'm quoting from 
memory, but you surely know what I mean).

If beside the drive letters (partition locations) their respective 
sizes are also a problem, just resize them with GParted, it's an 
*incredibly* mature piece of software.

Good luck, you're gonna need it if Windows is involved!


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