[SATLUG] Bizarro Install

Dylan Nelson cold2na at gmail.com
Wed May 19 21:37:56 CDT 2010

No utility per say. Just when their installer asks how you would like to
install the system, I choose use the entire drive option. I installed BT4
because I got tired of the small little delays when running from live CD.


On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 4:27 PM, redpill <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:

> Just curious when you say that you wiped the drive did you use DBAN or
> some other such utility?
> Also generally BT4 is not installed on a hard drive but used from the CD
> or USB stick.  It is not really intended as a desktop distro.
> Todd
> On Tue, 2010-05-18 at 23:42 -0500, Dylan Nelson wrote:
> > Ok. I burnt a BackTrack 4 DVD install from Remote Exploit. Checked the
> md5
> > like always. It checked out as usual. Installed this afternoon on a PC
> with
> > Ubuntu 10.04 I have been using all semester. I wiped the drive clean and
> > completed the install of BT4. After the installation was complete, I
> > rebooted the pc. Everything as usual, right? When the PC boots back up it
> > gives me the options of Ubuntu 8.04 and WINDOWS. Windows Vista longhorn
> > bootloader!! Shocked, I run and go wake my wife up to show her. Get
> > witnesses I'm thinking because this is insane. She's not as amazed as I
> am
> > to say the least. Amazed is not exactly how I would describe your mood at
> > all. : (
> >
> > So, Windows is there somehow. And I say why not, let's pick it. I pick
> the
> > partition with Windows on it. And it is a Windows 7 installer. How
> bizarre
> > is that? I haven't gone back and checked the Ubuntu partition. But wow,
> > right?
> >  Keep in mind, Windows has never been on that PC since I picked it up
> from
> > GoodWill two years ago and it was XP. Bizarro , yes?
> >
> > Dylan
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