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Old 12-19-2013, 07:29 AM   #1
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Question Question; Add Windows 7 to duel boot with Linux Mint?


I have Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon on a 500gb hdd and want to shrink the drive creating a 50gb partition for Windows 7 (some of my works programs need to run on the windows platform), I tried a VM but it wasn't very successful, it proved slow and troublesome. Without removing Mint is it possible to install Windows in a newly created partition or would it prove problematic? I don't wish to mess things up by screwing up the boot loader.

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You need to save your config and after installing windows you need to restore - to be able to boot both linux and windows.

http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopi...=55686&start=0
 
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Old 12-19-2013, 08:48 AM   #3
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Thanks for the link. The instructions were perfect, precise and clear.
Good job.

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