Re: One Large Partition with WinXP - Disadvantage

"Conor" == Conor <conor_turton@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

>> It's not crap if you think about the system partition needing
>> to be recovered. Which would you rather do - restore 500GB of
>> system and data or just 30GB of system files, if that's all
>> that is needed?

Conor> But it's one hard drive. In what situation do you think
Conor> you're just going to end up restoring one partition?

Conor> If it's a borked Windows installation, surely a repair
Conor> install would sort it out without the need to delete
Conor> documents, pictures, music etc?

Uh, sure. That works real well. Not! Easiest way to recover a borked
OS is to reinstall last night's image and THAT works best from a small

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