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Old 07-06-2010, 09:24 AM   #1
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Thumbs up I finally deleted my Windows XP recovery partition about a week ago.


I've been using Linux for around a year and a half with no need for Windows, so I finally deleted my Windows XP recovery partition. I'm finally 100% free of Windows and no longer have it feeding off of the blood of my first partition.
 
Old 07-06-2010, 10:50 AM   #2
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good for you

i hope you don't regret it ...lol nah i'm just kidding !

cheers
 
Old 07-06-2010, 11:10 AM   #3
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Well, good. I deleted it much sooner after installing Linux, but that's because Window$ failed anyway.
 
Old 07-06-2010, 03:20 PM   #4
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Eh, I still keep XP on my Ubuntu desktop's primary IDE drive, but I almost never use it...only reason I don't get rid of it is because I still might boot into it for games.

My other computers are 100% Linux, though, AFAIK.
 
Old 07-06-2010, 03:41 PM   #5
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I've still got "real" XP Pro on my laptop, and "virtual" XP Pro in VBox on my desktop. I boot into them now and then, for updates and to remind myself how superior Linux is.
 
Old 07-06-2010, 04:28 PM   #6
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I'm personally hunting my XP install disk to install in Vbox so I can upgrade my wife's Iphone. I hate apple.
 
Old 07-08-2010, 05:24 PM   #7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by prdeltoid View Post
I've been using Linux for around a year and a half with no need for Windows, so I finally deleted my Windows XP recovery partition. I'm finally 100% free of Windows and no longer have it feeding off of the blood of my first partition.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YaGwI7GjlA
 
Old 07-08-2010, 08:11 PM   #8
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Actually, the first thing i do after logging in a PC i buy with preinstalled W$, is Shift+Delete NTLDR... if it is ( used to be XP ) ooopssss... ROFL

Since Vista and 7 I no longer have the patience it takes to perform a big-time screw up of W$... I just proceed with a *Nix install... Solaris, Slackware or Arch....
 
  


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