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Windows 7: dual boot win7

06 Apr 2013   #1

win7-64 bit
dual boot win7

I need to install Linux on my pc and I bought a separate drive for it.
I have never done this. so what are the steps ?
I boot the pc with Linux installation CD and do the installation and windows will automatically detect dual boot or I have to do something ?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Apr 2013   #2


It's best to unplug the Win7 HD during Linux install to keep them separate booted by the BIOS.

After install plug back in Win7 HD and set it first to boot in BIOS setup, then boot Linux HD using BIOS Boot Menu key.

More here: Dual Boot - Windows 7 and Linux - Windows 7 Forums
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06 Apr 2013   #3

win7-64 bit

Thank you for prompt reply
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