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Old 11-17-2012, 09:55 AM   #1
ChunkyDrew
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Question Potential problems installing Win 8 on dual-boot PC


I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell laptop which came pre-installed with Win 7. I am thinking about upgrading to Win 8 on the Windows partition, but am wondering if anyone else has done this and encountered problems. I seem to vaguely remember reading an article about this, but can't remember where I saw it. As I recall, the issue had to do with the Windows 8 boot loader conflicting with Grub.

Anyone out there upgraded to Win 8 and had problems dual-booting?
 
Old 11-17-2012, 01:12 PM   #2
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Before upgradation it's not easy to tell about any problems, but I'd strongly recommended to take backup of your important data, before doing any upgradation. I had tried the dual-booing of ubuntu with my Win7, but that caused a lot of problems, and I couldn't boot the system in Win7 again. So better take backup of data first & go through manuals before proceeding.
 
Old 11-17-2012, 08:53 PM   #3
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I can only help you this much: http://askubuntu.com/questions/21082...tion-dual-boot

I hope that solves your question!
 
  


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