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Just boot from the Windows DVD, select and delete the existing partitions and then create 1 big NTFS partition for the new Windows installation. You could for sure create several partitions on that 500GB disk - but there is no clear advantage in doing that. This page offers install guides for Windows 7


I had this problem some years ago. It is not possible to use an old ICD2 in GNU/Linux with the old MPLAB IDE or MPLAB X, but you may use Piklab to use the ICD2. The issue here is that Piklab is not as a good IDE as the old MPLAB. I have used the old MPLAB under Wine in Ubuntu 12.04 very succesfully, programming the ICD2 from Piklab. It is not as smooth as ...


The scenario has changed in Ubuntu 16.04 ;-) If you were using the AMD Catalyst (fglrx) driver on older Ubuntu you may wish to avoid upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04. The ‘Xenial Xerus’ does not support the widely used proprietary graphics driver for AMD/ATI graphics cards. Instead, Ubuntu "recommends using open source alternatives (radeon and amdgpu)", and say ...

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