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#1 Dalponis

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Posted 01 Oct 2006 - 04:45

Anyone who dual-boots Linux and Windows knows that Windows comandeers the master boot record and that Microsoft steadfastly refuses to introduce any flexibility into its handling of MBRs.

However, Microsoft has grudgingly given some ground to critics of this "nuke-first-ask-questions-later" approach with Vista. But will it be enough to satisfy users who want to run more than one OS? Sadly, the answer is no.

Read the full story here:
http://www.apcstart.com/site/akidman/2006/...ll-kinda-rooted

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Posted 01 Oct 2006 - 11:58

And everyone thought Hitler was Bad...
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Posted 01 Oct 2006 - 22:19

eh, i am just surprised that it took ms this long to implement something like this. mind you i am sure some third party company will come up witha workaround for that :)
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Posted 03 Oct 2006 - 06:50

I'm sure they will too, but the point is the dogma behind this move. They are trying to Nazi their way into a Monopoly.


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