> There might be a problem here.
> You said that half a year ago your restoration worked OK, very fast but now
> it is very slow.
> If you accumulated a lot of stuff in you machine over that period this is
> what is supposed to happen, right?
nothing. I remember how system restore process fineshed over 1 minute. It
was yesterday. But I do nothing. It just take and finished in 1 minute. And
now it's working over hour end take next time. I was scanning all as could as
I but I don't know why it's.
> I don't think it is the case for Vista, I think it was the case for XP but
> not for Vista. Vista's boot files are hidden.
> I may be wrong on this one. Perhaps somebody will correct me.
> >I create partition because if Windows' installer don't see target partition
> >until installation so if I create partition under windows installer and
> >specify partition for installer the boot files are placed on partition
> >installer saw in "real".
> Why is it so? When you put a DVD with the OS in DVD drive the installer sees
> all partitions.
Exuse me. I had a mistake when speak, that the vista dvd installer not see
will be exactly to tell: when hard disk don't have any partitions and vista
don't see it...
You have couple of harddisks. Your secondary disk have one partition with
documents, films, music etc. And You want install windows on first disk.
Primary master disk.
It don't have any partitions else. You load vista dvd and say to it to
install system to first disk. win vista install files to it but!!! all boot
files and mbr code are putting to second disk. I about it. hiden or not
hidden - this isn't important moment.
Why? very just. "windows conception of device connection". for example if I
have secondary slave device only so it would the first device (c
Not. I can to set to installer that it install system to primary master
(first disk), but not forget that it will be disk D: for system. Because
second disk is already as disk c: He was connected for the system before
creating partition for system.
>I also should offer you a chance to reformat them or wipe
> out partitions as far as I remember, but again I am not quite sure about
> that. I think you do have a chance to wipe out partitions on one disk.
Yes, I was.
select disk 0
or boot from any linux live cd/dvd
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/disk/by-id/scsi-SATA_ST3120022A_3JS1AE8N
I was changing it
> Vista does not need anything except for a SATA HDD (or SATA RAID) of minimal
> size which is roughly 70GB
The system was installed on 120 Gb harddisk. "One system - one physical disk
- one partition on disk"