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Old 01-06-2018, 09:21 AM   #31
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Already now do I need to save all data to an external drive? When installing Linux as a second system?
get a usb external hook up to a external drive boot into your already OS and copy it over onto your external drive then proceed to play with your partition for linux then install linux. data is already saved in case you burp and lose it on your internal hdd.
 
Old 01-06-2018, 09:24 AM   #32
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Already now do I need to save all data to an external drive? When installing Linux as a second system?
Avex, what would happen if your hard drive failed? You would probably lose all your data. If you have important data, even if you are running a pure Windows system, you need to have that data backed up. All your data should be held in two places (including your computer disk), preferably separate physical devices (ideally in different locations if you can organise that too). This is general advice and has nothing to do with Linux. Of course it is even more apt if you are a newbie to disk partitioning and are about to indulge in disk partitioning.
 
Old 01-06-2018, 09:28 AM   #33
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Yes, I will now copy the data to an external drive. It remains only to go for him to the store.

Thanks for the good advice, friends, you really helped me !!!
 
  


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