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  • Registered: ‎11-19-2008
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Installing new HDD and Vista

2008-11-28, 16:55 PM
I want to keep my Vista install but I heard the T400 comes without a disc to reinstall.  If I swap out the 160gb drive that came with Vista preinstalled for a new 320gb drive (how) will I be able to reinstall Vista on the machine (or, more to the point, dual boot it with a smaller Linux partition).  I don't want to have to buy Vista again (obviously).


The repartitioning part is somewhat important because it makes a disc clone more difficult (yes?) and also, I have heard that Vista gets finnicky with changing its partition after it has been installed.


Thanks :)

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