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Default 10-09-2009, 09:11 PM

The method will work for XP as well as Windows7, and should work for a CD instead of a USB stick, however I'm not sure if the Dell recovery CD specifically will work as I've never used an OEM recovery CD to install Windows. If its no different than a normal XP install CD than it should work just the same, but Dell might have done weird things to the recovery CD, such as pre-programing it to wipe all the partitions, fiddle with the MBR, etc.

Feel free to give it a try and report back for science.


Dell mini 10v OSx 10.6.2 | Windows 7
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