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by thetrivialstuff
Sat Jul 24, 2010 10:55 am
Forum: UBCD V5 Tutorials & How-Tos
Topic: Installing Windows XP on Acer AspireOne ZA3 netbook
Replies: 3
Views: 26908

Re: Installing Windows XP on Acer AspireOne ZA3 netbook

Next time you can try to partition the disk with GParted (included inside Parted Magic) and copy the files to the partition from there. The copying of the files will be much faster in linux than in dos. At which step? 'Cause the "install UBCD to hard drive" step was done in the linux boot. I don't ...
by thetrivialstuff
Fri Jul 23, 2010 10:59 pm
Forum: UBCD V5 Tutorials & How-Tos
Topic: Create a bootable USB flash drive using UBCD iso
Replies: 11
Views: 247854

Re: Create a bootable USB flash drive using UBCD iso

This is much simpler under Linux (or perhaps I've been using Linux long enough that it's warped my idea of simple :P) -- just look in ubcd/tools/linux/ubcd2usb and follow the readme. Basically: 0. partition the USB stick 1. mkfs.vfat /dev/sdX1 2. dd if=mbr.bin of=/dev/sdX 3. syslinux the USB stick (...
by thetrivialstuff
Fri Jul 23, 2010 10:56 pm
Forum: UBCD V5 Tutorials & How-Tos
Topic: Installing Windows XP on Acer AspireOne ZA3 netbook
Replies: 3
Views: 26908

Installing Windows XP on Acer AspireOne ZA3 netbook

A friend recently bought an Acer AspireOne at a clearance sale -- this particular one was seriously discounted because it had Vista on it. Anyway, she wanted XP, as she didn't want to deal with Vista or the dumptruck load of absolute garbage that comes preinstalled on these things. (Seriously, if yo...