[ltp] reinstalling windows after linux

Steven J. Owens linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 08:26:59 +0000

On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 02:55:30AM +0100, Richard Neill wrote:
> >      However, the windows recovery disks don't seem to offer me any
> >option to choose which partition or even which disk to install on.  It
> >looks like it'll just wipe the 500Gb drive.  Is there any way to get
> >it to install windows on the SSD drive?
> >
> Rather frustratingly, windows "recovery disks" aren't the same as
> proper windows installation disks. They are designed to restore your
> machine to exactly how it left the factory - usually there's no
> flexibility to make any changes to drive partitioning.,

     Frustrating is the right word.

Steven J. Owens
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