[MVLUG] Install Fest 2k7 FALL
joseph at pfeifferfamily.net
Wed Aug 22 16:35:20 MDT 2007
Shaun Hadfield writes:
>Quoting Joe Pfeiffer <joseph at pfeifferfamily.net>:
>> Shaun is probably in as good a position as anybody to check this
>> out, since he's > (presumably) got access to copies of Vista that
>> can be used to recover a PC that's left unbootable.
>Er, uh.... yeah of course, sure, why wouldn't I?....
>Actually yeah - I can have a Vista DVD on hand for just-in-case
>scenarios. The beautiful thing about Vista is that one DVD pretty
>much covers all needs - the product key is what determines the SKU
>installed. Now if they could fix everything else....
I actually meant so you could try taking a Vista machine, reformat the
disk, install Linux, and make sure there was a known-good procedure
before the install fest. I was figuring you could probably use a shop
machine as a guinea pig, and be able to make several tries with a
Vista reinstall after disasters.
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