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    Question Help with getting around with win8 dual boot.

    With vista/win7 you just need to make room in your hdd. Save as a MBR. Normally your good to go. But since I have win8. I figure there may be a extra step or 2. I do like fedora and SalixOS. I like to go back to salix. But I'm not sure there 14.0 beta is going to work or not. And it have been a little bit since I last used linux. Just going used it for Searching the web. If it all possible. I love to used SalixOS again. Have a x64 bit. Just using win8 for playing games.

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    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    Hi and Welcome !

    Disk management of Windows 7 and 8 almost same. You should check Format of partition though. Post existing partition structure of your Hard disk here. You can use LiveCD of any Linux distro and execute fdisk -l command with root privileges.
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    Penguin of trust elija's Avatar
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    You may also need to disable secure boot in the uefi and if it is a hybrid motherboard, drop back to bios. How you do that will be specific to the board.
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    All I had to do is disable quick boot in my bios. Thank you for the help.

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