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Re: [opensuse] Dual boot vista/opensuse 10.2
  • From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 16:31:13 -0500
  • Message-id: <45C10AA1.4060806@xxxxxx>
On 2007/01/31 14:33 (GMT-0600) M Harris apparently typed:

> On Wednesday 31 January 2007 09:13, Dirk Gorissen wrote:

>> Any tips/experiences appreciated.

> ... did HP supply that system with a "recovery partition"... in other words,
> is HP shipping that machine with a bootable option to restore the entire
> system to "ship" defaults by installing from the recovery partition?
> If so, there is a technique (I have used it several times with HP machines)
> for repartitioning the drive, installing Suse, and then "recovering" the
> original from the recovery partition.
> Now for the caveat... I have only done this several times with XP... M$ may
> have different rules (behaviors) for the vista preloads. On the other hand
> (and a positive note) HP is probably trying to maintain some consistency with
> their product line and the HP vista preloads probably work just like the XP
> preloads did.

Maybe this works the same for Vista:
http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,122487-page,1/article.html?findid=51120
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