Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Software and Operating Systems
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-11-2012, 09:14 PM   #1
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 51
Default Good Thing To Carry

Got in a distro-bundle of Small Linux OS Disks today, one I really like is Puppy Linux, the disc had the option to make a bootable flashdrive, I had a couple laying around so I cleanes one out a 4GB and installed Puppy, now I have a version of Linux I can load on any computer and as some of you may know having a loadable version of Linux can help fix problems on Windows OS. Handy little keychain!

HP_on_Linux is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2012, 10:45 AM   #2
Fully Optimized
ssc456's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 4,279
Send a message via MSN to ssc456
Default Re: Good Thing To Carry

Definitely agree, i'ven ot had any on USB as i havent been into repairing computers in a good while but i used to have Ubuntu Live ready to go on CD.

Just nice to be able to access all of the files etc on the hardrive without worrying about windows hiding them for you, or if you have a corrupt installation. I know you can usually repair it but half the time i reccomend a fresh install as they have usually built up so much cr3p on their computers.

So boot up on linux live, grab the files. fresh install. Lovely!

He who has never failed has never attempted anything worth succeeding at.

Dont Eat Animals, Its Not Good For Them And They Dont Like It!
ssc456 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-15-2012, 08:28 PM   #3
Daemon Poster
Dngrsone's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: 'Murica
Posts: 951
Default Re: Good Thing To Carry

Even better; I use YUMI. This allows me to bundle all my discs on a single USB drive-- Puppy, Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit, Vista Recovery Disc 32-bit, Win 7 Recovery Disc 64-bit, BootRepair, Ophcrack, Hiren's, etc.

This lightens my load-- I don't have to carry a CD wallet around in my backpack with a bunch of discs in it (discs which still seem to get scratched despite the protection of a CD wallet :/ )
Civility, Substance, Subtlety, Style: Success
Dngrsone is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:48 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0