creating extended partition/ deleting partition on windows 7 netbook

NoOp glgxg at
Sat Jul 31 04:18:58 UTC 2010

On 07/30/2010 08:47 PM, Keith Jesse wrote:
> Thank you for you incredibly prompt response. Yes purchased from Aldi. It
> seems like a nice machine even for that!  I am uploading Ubuntu - for my
> father. I have been Using Ubuntu myself on my laptop for the last year and
> love it (the recent upgrades fixed mic problems, constant screen resolution
> problems on opening). I am sure that Ubuntu will be simpler and clearer for
> him that 'micro' soft windows.
> Its all a learning curve - I will follow your suggestions - copy and delete
> unnecessary recovery partition and other. From what you are saying Ununtu
> still needs to be loaded into an 'Extended Partition' - not into a new
> partition? *Once I reduce the windows partitions to 2 and create and
> extended partition - will I be able to upload Ubuntu in the normal way with
> the side by side option appearing on the install program?*

*Don't delete anything*
Just shrink your primary partion & install Ubuntu. Unless of course
Stephen Michael Kuhn plans to assist you after you've deleted your
recovery partition...

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