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Re: Partitioning a drive with Windows 7 already installed

On 14/10/2010 08:54 πμ, Tom H wrote:
> 2010/10/14 Γιώργος Πάλλας <gpall@ccf.auth.gr>:
>> On 14/10/2010 04:43 πμ, Tom H wrote:
>>> You can mess with the registry to make another set of recovery disks
>>> if the first set is damaged or unduplicated
>> This is really unneeded. What I do on friend's laptops with
>> pre-installed Win7 and no recovery disks (just a recovery partition) who
>> want to install ubuntu or some other linux distro is this: I boot
>> Clonezilla, I open a shell, I delete the recovery partition (using
>> fdisk/cfdisk) and then I take a good compressed disk snapshot on an
>> external usb disk. Then, install debian/ubuntu on the 10Gigs of the
>> recovered space of the ex-recovery partition.
> And when you sell the box to a Windows-only user, ..

... you also sell him support for when the bad time comes :-P

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