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Old 05-26-2014, 01:09 AM   #1
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how do I dual boot linux mint and windows 8?


Hi,
How Do I dual boot?
 
Old 05-26-2014, 02:36 AM   #2
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Welcome to LQ, stewart858!
Is there something installed already on the machine? If not install linux first because you can partition the drives better with linux. If Windows is already installed you need a free drive where you can install mint. If you have mint on a cd/dvd switch bios to boot from that put in the disk and restart the computer. It is not difficult.

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Old 05-26-2014, 02:58 AM   #3
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Might be a first post, but the OP has been registered for 4 years - you would think s/he would know how to ask a question with enough detail to be able to be answered.

here is a link to a tutorial here on LQ.
 
Old 05-26-2014, 03:00 AM   #4
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Might be a first post, but the OP has been registered for 4 years - you would think s/he would know how to ask a question with enough detail to be able to be answered.

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