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    fencritter reacted to wizardfromoz's post in the thread Please Help! with Like Like.
    That's fine - you'll just need to get that drive, and then @LorenDB can walk you through it. Cheers Wizard
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    fencritter replied to the thread Please Help!.
    @wizardfromoz After some consideration, I think the smart thing to do would be to clone Windows first, then install Linux. :) Also...
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    fencritter reacted to LorenDB's post in the thread Please Help! with Like Like.
    @fencritter: It appears that your laptop may be a slightly different model than mine. My laptop has 8 GB RAM, so there may be some...
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    fencritter reacted to wizardfromoz's post in the thread Please Help! with Like Like.
    Thanks, I do remember, but the Recovery stick also offers the option to use Windows Restore, so provided a Windows Restore Point has...
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    fencritter replied to the thread Please Help!.
    So @wizardfromoz , I was just looking at my System Information, and the only thing I can see that says RAM says 'Installed Physical...
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    fencritter reacted to LorenDB's post in the thread Please Help! with Like Like.
    Remembering, of course, any personal files need to be backed up separately from the Windows Recovery drive. The thing of completely...
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    fencritter reacted to wizardfromoz's post in the thread Please Help! with Like Like.
    Aah, I understand. Let me rephrase that @LorenDB is aware of S mode, where I had not encountered it until now :) I am not sure that I...
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    fencritter reacted to LorenDB's post in the thread Please Help! with Like Like.
    @fencritter: If you want to keep Windows 10, you'll need a 256 GB storage device of some sort to back up your internal drive to. By...
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    fencritter reacted to wizardfromoz's post in the thread Please Help! with Like Like.
    (Wizard appears in a puff of smoke, trips over a rig using Windows 10 in S mode, bats it out of the park) No - maybe a couple of...
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    fencritter replied to the thread Please Help!.
    @LorenDB I was just looking at your earlier post (#18), and I don't have any external hard drive to back Windows up to. Should I get one...
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    fencritter replied to the thread Please Help!.
    @wizardfromoz Ah, ok. I have some thinking to do then. Would dual-booting cost me any operating speed? Like, would it slow down a bit...
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    fencritter reacted to wizardfromoz's post in the thread Please Help! with Like Like.
    No. If you want to run just Linux, it should be pretty easy-peasy to install just following the defaults in the installer, and making a...
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    fencritter reacted to LorenDB's post in the thread Please Help! with Like Like.
    @fencritter: This is when you may run into problems with the hard drive controller mode. If the live disk cannot see your laptop's...
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    fencritter replied to the thread Please Help!.
    @Condobloke I have been running it from the USB. @wizardfromoz I would like to dual-boot, so that I still have both available, but I'm...
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    fencritter replied to the thread Please Help!.
    Thanks for the help you guys! @Condobloke I read your link and tried the command line and it worked this time! :D Now, I've noticed that...
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