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WARNING--- UBUNTU


Terry Brown

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If you decide to install Ubuntu (11.04) on your system, it will work with windows, however if you decide hat you no longer want it, and try to delete, you will lose ALL information on that drive, windows will not be able to format or Partition it.

The only way to recover the Harddrive is to use a low Level format program from the Harddrive manufacturers.

USB drives (including USB thumb drives) cannot be recovered this way as all the information required to format the disk is lost.

If you must try Ubuntu, run it from a CD or DVD on;ly.

Terry

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scotty

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Here is a good "How to" : click here

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woodchip

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Talking about Farmer linux, its not windows you find in all the gadgets and kitchen car appliances its Linux.

only problem as I see it after you remove it, the Dual Boot can be messed up, depending on what you use and manage the boot with, how its been loaded.

As to, "Thought that business made the the world go round". It also makes it come to a full stop when they start selling shares

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Paulius55

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You can install Ubuntu from Windows via WUBI, so if you ever want to remove Ubuntu you just remove the WUBI installation from Windows with no risk to your data and the space is immediately available to Windows again.

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robinofloxley

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I have installed Ubuntu 3 or 4 times. Last occasion I used WUBI again but something went wrong and I knackered my W7 boot.

It was quite a sweaty evening, in spite of recent Image backups, I had problems.

Simple in the end, it was just MBR. (I played with too may options in EasyBCD)

'Partition Wizard Bootable CD' was useful, but I could have done it with various other means.

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