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Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jan 2012
Replies: 19
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Posted By happygarden
gregrocker, that version of partitionwizard did...

gregrocker, that version of partitionwizard did the trick. many thanks to you, and everyone else for your advice. best wishes, m
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Jan 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,086
Posted By happygarden
dynamic disk...

partition wizard (home) doesn't support dynamic disks.

I wasn't aware I could have a dynamic disk on a laptop (or what the benefits of why you'd do it).

any ideas how I can fix the mbr on a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Jan 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,086
Posted By happygarden
Gregrocker, thanks for your kind words. I did try...

Gregrocker, thanks for your kind words. I did try all your suggestions, but this issue is looking more complicated than it seems.

Make sure the Windows 7 partition or it's 100mb System Reserved...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Jan 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,086
Posted By happygarden
CMD: Using Repair Tools

I can't switch to the c: - windows cannot see it... (but ubuntu can).
I've started copying data off - but I'm loathe to rebuild it...

any one else?
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Jan 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,086
Posted By happygarden
so near, yet...

so I've tried a few more things. I realise (one of) my bigger mistakes was to resize the ntfs partition from the ubuntu live cd - and it's all getting a bit complicated for my bbc micro brain.
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jan 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,086
Posted By happygarden
thanks for your assistance. right, I've tried...

thanks for your assistance.
right, I've tried loading up the win7 recovery environment - but (as per the attachment)

I can't move to the c: where win7 is...
? I can see from ubuntu (from the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jan 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,086
Posted By happygarden
thanksforthespeedyreply. yes, I have loaded up...

thanksforthespeedyreply.
yes, I have loaded up the recovery dvd - and tried a bootrec.exe /fixmbr - but still no joy.
I don't quite know what I've bodged...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jan 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,086
Posted By happygarden
Problems dual booting with ubuntu - now Win7 wont start

Hi, I have a problem which I'm lookin for some advice.
I've downloaded and loaded up ubuntu 11.10 on my win7 laptop.

I assumed I required several partitions to run ubuntu alongside win7 - but...
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