Dual Boot

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Mon Nov 29 11:22:47 UTC 2010


On 29 November 2010 02:15, Jeff G. <connyank at cox.net> wrote:
> On 11/28/2010 01:54 AM, Colin Law wrote:
>> On 28 November 2010 05:37, Mark<mhullrich at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> [...]
>>> I consider anything requiring Windows that runs other than as a VM on
>>> top of Linux is a mistake unless you have a really good reason to boot
>>> Windows on the hardware (like CAD and other, similar things that are
>>> hard to find for Linux systems).
>>
>> A good reason to use dual boot rather than running windows in a VM is
>> if one bought a PC with Windows installed and it did not come with a
>> set of install CDs, only the recovery discs that restore the whole
>> disc to it's initial state.  I believe one does not have the option in
>> that case.
>
> One has the option to get the install CDs or ask for money back.

Not when one bought the laptop several years ago one doesn't.

Colin




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