[ubuntu-uk] mbr

Jim Price d1version at hotmail.com
Sat Jan 28 22:58:03 UTC 2012

On 28/01/12 22:36, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 28 January 2012 22:12, Jim Price<d1version at hotmail.com>  wrote:
>> On 28/01/12 21:13, Liam Proven wrote:
>>> On 28 January 2012 19:10, Barry Drake<ubuntu-advertising at gmx.com>    wrote:
>>>> On 28/01/12 17:31, Liam Proven wrote:

[snippage for brevity]
>>>>> There are boot floppy images for free download on:
>>>>> http://www.bootdisk.com/

>>>> Free download? �The guy seems to want me to pay $4 for any of his
>>>> downloads.

>> They wanted $9.75 from me. The link from this sentence in the article:

>> http://neosmart.net/blog/2011/windows-recovery-discs-updated-reinstated/

> Eh? That's not bootdisk.com, that's the Windows recovery CD! Something
> totally different on a different site.

My mistake - when I read "The guy seems to want me to pay $4 for any of 
his downloads" I assumed I was reading something further down the thread 
from this message of yours:


That does contain a link to neosmart, which no longer provides free 
downloads of their windows recovery CD.

Apologies for any confusion.

> I shall keep mine safe, then.
> It might also be worth searching the torrent indices for it. It was
> widely out there at one time.
> Also, MICROS~1 are [a] bloody idiots who have destroyed goodwill by
> this and [b] rapacious money-grabbing swine.
> Not that this will be news to anybody here, I suspect.

... as per bug no.1.


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