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Windows 7: Triple Boot.

04 Dec 2011   #11
Kaktussoft

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

1-install xp
2-install win7
3-ubuntu install using wubi


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04 Dec 2011   #12
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

The separate HD's idea is best so you can boot the preferred OS via BIOS instead of using GRUB to boot them. GRUB causes problems with Win7.

Just keep the other HD's unplugged during install.

Or dual boot XP and Win7 on one HD: Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP

Then unplug to install Ubuntu to another HD. After install plug back in Dual Boot, set it first to boot in BIOS, boot Ubuntu HD when you want it by using one-time BIOS Boot Menu key at boot.
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06 Dec 2011   #13
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

As your thread starts with your Netbook & goes on to your Brand New iRush.
IMO,I personally would install Windows 7 & Virtualbox, that way you can play with other OS's without mess up your main OS.
Linux - Install on Windows 7 Virtual Machine using VirtualBox
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06 Dec 2011   #14
Faceofjoe421

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

My plan is Linux and Windows XP on my Netbook (upgrade to 2GB RAM, and SSD), then Windows 7 Ultimate on my iRush.
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06 Dec 2011   #15
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Faceofjoe421 View Post
What if I bought 3/4 Hard Drives

Hard Drive 1 - Windows 7/Windows XP
Hard Drive 2 - Wubi Linux and Windows Vista
Hard Drive 3 - Hackintosh OS X (apparently it is legal to do this - Is the "hackintosh" illegal? - Yahoo! Answers) since I will buy a legit CD.
Unless your "netbook" had a drive bay, how then are you proposing to use more than one drive with it? You're not planning on running the OS's from external drives, are you?

And, while you CAN use Wubi to install Ubuntu to a drive other than the one containing Windows, I believe that (1) you have to be running Windows to install using Wubi, and (2) the Wubi "drive" has to be mounted along with the Windows drive -- which begs the first question, again.
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06 Dec 2011   #16
Faceofjoe421

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mark Phelps View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Faceofjoe421 View Post
What if I bought 3/4 Hard Drives

Hard Drive 1 - Windows 7/Windows XP
Hard Drive 2 - Wubi Linux and Windows Vista
Hard Drive 3 - Hackintosh OS X (apparently it is legal to do this - Is the "hackintosh" illegal? - Yahoo! Answers) since I will buy a legit CD.
Unless your "netbook" had a drive bay, how then are you proposing to use more than one drive with it? You're not planning on running the OS's from external drives, are you?

And, while you CAN use Wubi to install Ubuntu to a drive other than the one containing Windows, I believe that (1) you have to be running Windows to install using Wubi, and (2) the Wubi "drive" has to be mounted along with the Windows drive -- which begs the first question, again.
Sorry I changed the subject without even thinking about it (I meant my computer) :P, I will install Windows XP first on my Netbook, then use Wubi to install Linux. Lastly I will install Windows 7 Ultimate on my PC. Just missing Mac and Chromebook
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