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07-25-2011 03:40 PM - edited 07-25-2011 03:41 PM
I am using a HP 620 notebook which has Linux SUSE Enterprise Desktop installed on it from the factory. However, I wish to install Windows 7 on the notebook but I am unable to do because the format of the hard disk on the notebook is not in the NTFS format which is required by windows.
I will like to kno how to partition and format the hard disk into the NTFS format in order to install windows 7 on the notebook.
07-25-2011 09:29 PM
general steps to getting the job done
1 get a portable hard drive and do a FULL DRIVE IMAGE (aka Ghost the disk)
2 download the Gparted cd and then very carefully (make sure you don't remove any kind of bios partitions) reset and reformat your linux partitions to be NTFS.
buy a replacement hard drive and do this the safe way (heck i would bet that for not to much you can buy a Win7 preinstalled disk from HP With a legit win 7 key "for free")