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Windows 7: dual boot windows linux

28 Mar 2015   #11
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hopefully this will work,
Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times


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29 Mar 2015   #12
web

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Impossible, you must have done something wrong.

If each OS was installed while the other drive was unplugged, it`s impossible for one to interfere with the other

I have done it many times, successfully.
Given up on Linux for now going to use the drive for win 10 ....... might look at that other virtual thing .... but as I see it isn't virtual just the one session ???
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29 Mar 2015   #13
web

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Hopefully this will work,
Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times
tried this too didn't work lol ..... or didn't need on this occasion thanks ...... or maybe I did ?
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29 Mar 2015   #14
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You can run a VM any time you want, you just start it up. It`s not a 1 time session thing.
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29 Mar 2015   #15
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by web View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Hopefully this will work,
Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times
tried this too didn't work lol ..... or didn't need on this occasion thanks ...... or maybe I did ?
You make no sense
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30 Mar 2015   #16
web

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by web View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Hopefully this will work,
Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times
tried this too didn't work lol ..... or didn't need on this occasion thanks ...... or maybe I did ?
You make no sense
sorry after the first time everything worked again thanks, since we last spoke also done a system image update things really good now, going to look at VM cheers, for original problem
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30 Mar 2015   #17
web

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
The latest Mint is 17.1 Rebecca - Editions for Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" - Linux Mint

I would recommend to put Mint into a virtual partition. Messing around with the Grub for the Windows systems is no fun. Here is how.
thanks for this will give it a go
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31 Mar 2015   #18
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
The latest Mint is 17.1 Rebecca - Editions for Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" - Linux Mint

I would recommend to put Mint into a virtual partition. Messing around with the Grub for the Windows systems is no fun. Here is how.
Yea my last dual boot or really installing next to 7 on my laptop did not work out well
Ended up reinstalling 7 again
Really interesting install next to another os,
7 can't see Linux but Linux obviously can see 7,
It seemed to install Linux at the end of the drive :/
Makes sense but booting was very slow compared to a ultra speedy 7 startup without Linux.
Live and learn I suppose
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31 Mar 2015   #19
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Mike, How come booting was slow. Have a look at this where I compare boot times of 8.1 and Mint in VMware Player.
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31 Mar 2015   #20
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

A lot slower than that,
Not sure why clean install on a ssd is even kind of slow,
if you ever notice starting up on the top left of your screen the little - symbol flashing,
In 7 it flashes once and starts to load up ...
In Linux 17.1 the - flashes several times 4-5 to be exact,
Then I finally get the three green dots and the logon screen,
It's not terrible on it's own ssd almost twice as slow as 7 takes which is about 45 seconds last I tested which seems a lot faster than that in 7 but that's what the test shows,

Installing next to 7 it was pretty much the same except an added boot screen showing Linux and 7 so it was well over a minute to complete a startup of just Linux,
The laptop was getting a little hot running 17.1 so I ultimately reinstalled 7 and figured I just need a less bloated version,
The laptop being a dual core as well 32 bit 3 gb ram VM seems more like a dream than reality as far as doing it
Either way I intend to put another Linux dooda on it's own drive and see what happens with it that way,
I'm trying real hard not to push these machines too hard both are 6 y.o. and need to last.. no new build in sight
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