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You will also need ~10Gb of unpartitioned free space.  If you have only a single Windows partition on your PC, this may mean that you will need to resize this partition to make this free space.  You can do this in one of two ways:
You will also need ~10Gb of unpartitioned free space.  If you have only a single Windows partition on your PC, this may mean that you will need to resize this partition to make this free space.  You can do this in one of two ways:
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[http://gparted.sourceforge.net gparted] LiveCD
[http://gparted.sourceforge.net gparted] LiveCD

Revision as of 15:20, 10 October 2007

Installing PlanetCCRMA on your PC is not quite a labor of love, but it does take some attention. Most are coming to this process with a Windows Installation currently on their PC, so we'll take that assumption here. Questions? carrlane,nando@ccrma.stanfore.edu

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Prerequesites

Backup Your Data

You must have a backup of your data! What kind? The answer to this question will do it... "To what extent should I backup my data such that if I lose my current partition and my data is lost, will I not have an emotional reaction?" This answer to this question and what you choose to do about it is entirely your responsibility.

Here are some helpful links for Windows users:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/security/learnmore/backup.mspx

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/learnmore/bott_03july14.mspx

Establish a Disk Partition

You will also need ~10Gb of unpartitioned free space. If you have only a single Windows partition on your PC, this may mean that you will need to resize this partition to make this free space. You can do this in one of two ways:

  1. ====gparted (free)====

gparted LiveCD

You can download this ISO Image, make your own LiveCD, and make the partition adjustments or we have several LiveCD's in SysAdmin that you can borrow and use. We can help you, too.

Partition Magic (not free)

Partition Magic


PlanetCCRMA@Home Homepage

If you want to get this going on your own, you can visit this page:

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