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Recovering Windows boot after deleting the Linux partitions

Posted 08-30-2011 at 03:32 PM by TobiSGD
Updated 08-30-2011 at 03:36 PM by TobiSGD

So you tried Linux in dual-boot with your Windows installation and after you deleted the Linux partition(s) your Windows won't boot anymore.
There is a simple fix for that, you have to just re-install your Windows boot-loader.

Windows XP:
  1. Boot the system from your Windows XP-CD, just like you booted the Linux-CD/DVD before.
  2. Start the recovery/repair console (not the repair installation).
  3. Type
    and press Enter.
  4. Reboot.

Windows Vista/7:
  1. Boot the system
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The myth of user-friendliness.

Posted 05-10-2011 at 11:37 PM by TobiSGD

In this post I want to point out my view on the so called user-friendliness.

I often read in posts on this forums things like: "If you want a more user-friendly OS then go for Ubuntu or Mint.", "Debian is less user-friendly than Ubuntu." or "Slackware is not a user-friendly distribution."

But is that true? I think not, at least not in general.

At first I have to define what user-friendliness in my eyes is. Assuming that I...
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