Thanks again. May I ask a couple of questions please ?
2) Create a Windows Recovery Stick using min 8GB stick, and copy recovery partition files as well.
Where are the recovery partition files ? Is the recovery partition "hidden", as I can't see it in "This PC" ? Do I put these files on the Windows Recovery Stick or is that what the 1GB stick you mention is for ? (after saying it's needed you don't seem to mention it again
I admit to being thoroughly confused by all this. Win XP and Vista have been my usual fare for a very long time. I have lost a good many brain cells since "Programming the Z80" by Rodney Zaks was my bedtime reading and now I can only concentrate on something for 5 minutes before I lose track and forget completely... I have read and re-read the long thread on creating a recovery stick, but as far as I can see they just don't work on the Linx 7, which is what I have, without a lot of complicated tinkering which looks beyond me. I have made one anyway, because you say it's vital