Just some info's about some minor IT-projects i spend some time on, lately.
Generally i'm trying to make sure that everything i put up here is correct but
i can't give any guaranties that it is.
And if it breaks your system, you keep all the pieces and I don't care.
But let me know what happened. Send your comments, corrections and supplement to
The necessity to make backups of you important data before, i.g. hacking your MBR
with an hex editor, should be self-evident.
The idea is to copy (using ntfsclone) a fresh/clean XP-installation to
two additional partitions on the same HD.
The new ones should then get customised for special purposes like gaming
or testing stuff.
Then i'd like to create some images of these XP-clones so that i can
easily reset them if^Wwhen they get messed up.
I got stuck two times trying to achieve this.
The first time
- a Linux NTFS Maintainer - gave me some good advice in the
After being on the wrong track several times i found some very useful Information on
website. In his excellent text:
So i'm just summing up info here.