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    Create new partition without reformatting the HDD?

    Thanks Terry, I found it in the Disk Management. You guys are doing a great service. Thanks for your help.
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    Create new partition without reformatting the HDD?

    Ok, so I gave up on recovering Vista from my PC and just installed a fresh copy of Windows 7 which I love. I really like the Ubuntu OS that is talked about here and want to install it on a second partition on my pc. When I installed Windows 7, there is only one partition. My question is "Can I...
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    OsVersionMismatch

    Well, I give up! I went with a complete re-install of Windows 7 (forget Vista). I'm sure there was a method to fix it that I was missing, but I'm not willing to waste any more energy wrestling with Vista. Thanks for your feedback.. Cheers!
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    OsVersionMismatch

    I re-entered all the command line script from your "nuclear holocaust" replacing C: with D: and wound up at the same place. I downloaded a copy of G-Parted on another laptop and was able to boot from it on the broken HP. I changed the "boot" partition from the C: drive to the HP_Recovery drive...
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    OsVersionMismatch

    Hello all. I tried just about everything I can think of and followed the directions on this site before posting, but I am stumped!. I have a HP Pavillion dv6000 with Windows Vista 32-bit and it decided not to boot up any longer after installing some updates. I booted it up and hit F11 to restore...
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