[SATLUG] dual booting my windoze box

Todd W. Bucy r3d91ll at grandecom.net
Wed Aug 25 12:19:00 CDT 2010


actually step 1 is to do a disk clean up.  Defrag is step 2.  Step 3 is
clone the drive (or other back up).  

Todd

On Wed, 2010-08-25 at 12:10 -0500, Chris Hudson wrote: 
> Enrique, step 1 is to defrag your hard drive, before you partition.
> 
>  --Chris
> 
> 
> > I am about to dual boot my windoze laptop, and was wondering whether
> > the std linux distros, well ubuntu, would work around my windows env
> > and leave the 50 out of 200 used GB untouched or do I have to
> > partition it b4 installing linux.
> >
> > I remember long ago (10+yrs) when I did this, I had to use a special
> > program to move the windows data into a contiguous area before
> > attempting it, but I don't find any references around anymore....
> >




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