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Partitioning?

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  • Started 4 years ago by Mike1030
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Mike1030
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Hi there,

I want to replace XP with Zorin OS ultimate.......size of HDD is 320 GB........would you geekers suggest its partitioning?

Thanks.

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CompWiz
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Why not run it virtually? For example, using VMware.

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Mike1030
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I agree with your suggestions but want 1 OS on 1 machine..........too old to learn & fix if some error occurs.

Thanks.

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CompWiz
Posts: 864

Mike, I don't mean to sound stubborn or anything but that's actually one of the main purposes of runnin OS's virtually. If for any reason you encounter an issue your acual OS (XP in this case) and PC won't be affected. And it will also allow you to test/try-out Zorin OS before formatting and removing XP. Check out;

https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Screenshots

But if you really want Zorin and nothing more then a clean install of Zorin should be good. No need to partition the hard drive.

EDIT: By the way, I'm downloading a copy of Zorin myslef and about to try it(using VMware). Had never heard of it but it looks cool. Going to see if it's really 'immune to Windows viruses.'

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