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Windows 7: partitioning and dual booting advice (netbook ...eeek)

10 Jun 2011   #31
derekimo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mysticeye View Post
thanks
nice to have a comfortable os

i may post a quetion later about wat a crash dump is, how much memory it takes up, and can i delete it


but ive kept u long enuff
thanks v much fr helping me get windows back to normal
You're welcome,

If you have any questions just ask, but if you do get a bluescreen you should let one of the experts analyze it.

I can show you how to make sure your system is configured to create them if you want.


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10 Jun 2011   #32
mysticeye

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mysticeye View Post
thanks
nice to have a comfortable os

i may post a quetion later about wat a crash dump is, how much memory it takes up, and can i delete it


but ive kept u long enuff
thanks v much fr helping me get windows back to normal
You're welcome,

If you have any questions just ask, but if you do get a bluescreen you should let one of the experts analyze it.

I can show you how to make sure your system is configured to create them if you want.
I'll have to get sum rest i think

its ok, if i ever have an issue about that, ill come in and see if i can find any artices or help.
thanks for the offer
bye for now..
have a good day there
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10 Jun 2011   #33
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mysticeye View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mysticeye View Post
thanks
nice to have a comfortable os

i may post a quetion later about wat a crash dump is, how much memory it takes up, and can i delete it


but ive kept u long enuff
thanks v much fr helping me get windows back to normal
You're welcome,

If you have any questions just ask, but if you do get a bluescreen you should let one of the experts analyze it.

I can show you how to make sure your system is configured to create them if you want.
I'll have to get sum rest i think

its ok, if i ever have an issue about that, ill come in and see if i can find any artices or help.
thanks for the offer
bye for now..
have a good day there
No problem, we're always here.

Good night.
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11 Jun 2011   #34
theog

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mysticeye View Post
I have a hp mini netbook.
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( i know i should also have made a back up recovery disc b4 shrinking the drive.. BUT have you ever tried to make a bootable recovery file for a netbook when u havnt got a usb dvd drive? forget it. I have a usb hdd, but couldnt seem to make a recovery file without the neet to use a dvd drive to make it bootable. oh well, its done now, and luckily everything seems ok, tho if u can give me the info on how to do this in future, it would be usefull. thanks)
Thanks

How to make HP Recovery USB disk:
Creating a Recovery Disk on a USB Flash Disk HP Pavilion dv6700z CTO Entertainment Notebook PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)
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11 Jun 2011   #35
mysticeye

windows 7 starter
 
 

thanks for the link.
2 questions tho.
1. Does it have to be a 'flash' disc?
I have a 500gb usb had drive, that would do ok?

2. my hard drive is fat32, would a large 8g windows recovery file fit on it ok?
I guess it would as long as no one file is over 4gb.
(i'd rather not have to reformat the drive, because it has stuff on it allready)

Thanking you
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11 Jun 2011   #36
theog

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Would be best on a USB Pendrive.
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11 Jun 2011   #37
derekimo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mysticeye View Post
thanks for the link.
2 questions tho.
1. Does it have to be a 'flash' disc?
I have a 500gb usb had drive, that would do ok?

2. my hard drive is fat32, would a large 8g windows recovery file fit on it ok?
I guess it would as long as no one file is over 4gb.
(i'd rather not have to reformat the drive, because it has stuff on it allready)

Thanking you
To answer your questions,

1. Yes, it does have to be a flash drive.

partitioning and dual booting advice (netbook ...eeek)-capture.jpg

2. You are going to format the flash drive to make it bootable.


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11 Jun 2011   #38
mysticeye

windows 7 starter
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Would be best on a USB Pendrive.
Shame..
I had a 16gb pen drive, but it locked itself.
'Write protected'
Tried everything to unprotect it.. nothing worked.

cant afford another one.
I dont understand why the usb hard drive woont work the same tho?
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11 Jun 2011   #39
mysticeye

windows 7 starter
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mysticeye View Post
thanks for the link.
2 questions tho.
1. Does it have to be a 'flash' disc?
I have a 500gb usb had drive, that would do ok?

2. my hard drive is fat32, would a large 8g windows recovery file fit on it ok?
I guess it would as long as no one file is over 4gb.
(i'd rather not have to reformat the drive, because it has stuff on it allready)

Thanking you
To answer your questions,

1. Yes, it does have to be a flash drive.

Attachment 159131

2. You are going to format the flash drive to make it bootable.
oh ok then.
thanks..
That'll have to wait then, lol
damn things are pricey
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11 Jun 2011   #40
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

You're welcome.
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