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Author Topic: Duel boot Quetion  (Read 1728 times)


  • Vectorite
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Duel boot Quetion
« on: February 12, 2012, 07:29:09 am »

I have a Toshiba min nb 505 with win 7 on it.  I know its a pain to boot on a singe drive so I was going to install Vec 7 onto a usb and boot off of that when I want to run Vec.  The question is do I need to partition my Toshiba with a second sector to store everything I want to share on both systems or will I be able to set up Vec to find the ntfs drive even though it is a bootable windows partition.  If i do have to partition will it be better to format it in fat32 or ntfs.


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Re: Duel boot Quetion
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2012, 03:32:46 pm »

I think that installing to USB will be a lot more of a pain than re-partitioning your hard drive. My recommendation would be to first use a LiveCD utility like Gparted Live:

Re-size your Win partition, create new partition(s) and boot the install disc.