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Windows 7: HP_Tools partition

28 Aug 2011   #21
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Very pleased to hear it. Thanks for letting us know.


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28 Aug 2011   #22
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Well done mate, you are a good student.


Would you mind posting another snip of Windows 7 disk management so we can see the finished product?
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28 Aug 2011   #23
Marquis

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Sure thing. But it looks like following the setup for Ubuntu did everything without even needing me to create a separate partition.


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HP_Tools partition-disk-man.jpg  
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28 Aug 2011   #24
gregrocker

 

Don't see the Ubuntu partition or even the space for it you shrunk from Logical.
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29 Aug 2011   #25
Marquis

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Don't see the Ubuntu partition or even the space for it you shrunk from Logical.
I can't explain it (also, I had shrunk the partition before installing Ubuntu, but then extended it after I saw the space was listed as unused). Here's a screenshot of the partitions from linux.


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29 Aug 2011   #26
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Did you install WUBI to a virtual drive within Windows 7?


Do you get the Grub boot loader or the Windows boot loader, the snip below is Windows.


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HP_Tools partition-dualboot.jpg


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29 Aug 2011   #27
Marquis

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Did you install WUBI to a virtual drive within Windows 7?


Do you get the Grub boot loader or the Windows boot loader, the snip below is Windows.
I guess I must have. It would do that by default, right? 'Cause I just ran the installer and it did everything for me.

And I get the Windows boot loader.
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29 Aug 2011   #28
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Look here to see if Ubuntu is listed.

HP_Tools partition-wubi2.jpg


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29 Aug 2011   #29
Marquis

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Yeah, it's there.
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29 Aug 2011   #30
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

That's the best way to me, it's installed to a virtual HDD within Windows and this way you will never have boot issues between Windows and Grub and it (Linux) can be uninstalled in the "Programs and Features" in the Control Panel like any other installed program.

It's doing everything you need it to do, right?
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