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Old 08-07-2013, 03:51 PM   #1
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Problems with dual-booting Backtrack/Windows 7


I've recently downloaded Backtrack 5 Genome 64-bit
and i want to dual boot it with windows 7, i want you to suggest me a software to make USB bootable for Backtrack 5.
And please guide me about partitioning phase during installation.
 
Old 08-07-2013, 05:40 PM   #2
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This link seems pretty thorough and covers everything you would want to know.

http://www.backtrack-linux.org/wiki/...hp/Downloading

I didn't read through it all but the one thing you want to make sure you do is use the win7 partition editor to shrink your windows partition to make room for your Linux installation rather than any third party editor that may be provided. Since windows vista using third party partition editor tends to leave windows unbootable, but using the one provided in windows is safe to use.
 
Old 08-08-2013, 03:03 PM   #3
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This link shows how to download...
I said i have downloaded, but how to dual boot it with windows?
 
Old 08-08-2013, 03:05 PM   #4
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http://www.backtrack-linux.org/wiki/...k_And_Windows7

That would be this page.
 
Old 08-09-2013, 01:49 AM   #5
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If you had looked at the link I provided you would have seen the second selection on the menu on the left was

http://www.backtrack-linux.org/wiki/..._USB_Installer

which pretty much answers your first question.

The link I provided was simply the first page of Backtracks Wiki which covers everything from downloading, installing, usage, etc... . It seems pretty extensive, even more thorough than the documentation provided by many of the distributions with larger user bases.
 
Old 08-09-2013, 12:50 PM   #6
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http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...852/page2.html

I want you to see my this thread and tell me what to do... because i've tried whatever you said and it booted up my usb when i try installing it after a sec my screen turns black
 
  


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