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03-24-2019

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Linux installation - IdeaPad 320

2019-03-24, 16:20 PM

Hello everybody.

 

I'm a Computer Engineering student. In my College we use Debian in all computers and I want to install Ubuntu on my Lenovo IdeaPad 320 with Dual-boot between Ubuntu and Windows 10.

 

I've already installed Linux in another PC and when I did it there were only two partitions in HD: Disc C and Reserved System Partition. But yesterday I opened the Windows's Disk Manager and I saw three partitions: Reserved System Partition, Disc C and WINRE_DRV. So I've one question...

 

What's WINRE_DRV partition?

 

After that, I made another partition to install Ubuntu. This partition is between Disc C and WINRE_DRV, because it was the place where was the Unallocated Space after I turned the Disc C volume down. Because of that, I've another question...

 

Can I install Ubuntu in this partition between Disc C and WINRE_DRV? Will it be a problem to use Windows 10 posteriorly? Or do I have the possibility of lose my licesed Windows 10?

 

I'm so sorry if my questions were a little confused, I'm learning English.

 

Thank you people...

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03-28-2019

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Re: Linux installation - IdeaPad 320

2019-03-29, 10:48 AM

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