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Old 06-27-2011, 07:41 PM   #1
aalireza
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Boot windows in linux


Hey folks;
I have to have a dual-boot system: Windows 7 and Slackware. Rebooting is painful! Isn't there a way for booting Windows inside Linux? Not like VirtualBox thing, I've Windows on my hard drive.

+ I'm sure there is a way because I've read some HOW-TOs about it but sadly I can't find them.
 
Old 06-27-2011, 08:12 PM   #2
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You will need to use virtualization of some kind -- virtualbox, vmware, etc. Either that or run Wine so you can run some Windows programs natively.
 
Old 06-27-2011, 08:15 PM   #3
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The other choice would be to use something like co-linux on windows.

There is or at least was a commercial windows version of unix like posix stuff. It really could run most of what linux could in windows com and exe files. I still have it somewhere.
 
Old 06-28-2011, 05:19 AM   #4
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Thank you fellas, I guess this is what I'm looking for: http://imrannazar.com/Running-a-Wind...tion-in-VMware
 
Old 06-28-2011, 09:52 AM   #5
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Thank you fellas, I guess this is what I'm looking for: http://imrannazar.com/Running-a-Wind...tion-in-VMware
VirtualBox also has that feature ... I'm more inclined to use VirtualBox for it because the 3D support in a VM is much better ...

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