[ubuntu-uk] Using Wubi on a dual partition machine
tommy.pyatt at googlemail.com
Fri Sep 10 10:06:44 BST 2010
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On 10/09/10 09:11, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 9 September 2010 13:35, Tommy Pyatt <tommy.pyatt at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> I have installed Win7 a number of times, the installation of the system
>> partition seemed pretty default to me. I would have had to go out of my
>> way to tell it not to do it.
> I'm sorry, but no, it isn't. I suspect that perhaps if you are seeing
> a PC with a blank hard disk getting a "system partition" /as well as/
> the Windows OS primary partition, then what you are doing is either
> not installing but recovering from manufacturer recovery CDs, or you
> are using a highly-modified version of Windows.
> Windows does not do this and never has.
> I am not trying to single you out here or quibble needlessly but you
> are spreading disinformation. I am sure this is through an honest
> error or misunderstanding but in context it is rather important.
Apologies for 'spreading disinformation', I'm far from being alone in
noting the installation of the hidden system partition.
Can I just point out that I was only trying to help? And that the
purpose of the comment was to ensure the OP that the partition wasn't
likely to affect his Wubi install. I posted to the best of my
understanding of what I'd had observed from my experience installing
Windows 7. I apologise if anyone has been offended by my spreading of
Please consider the environment before printing this email.
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