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How do I dual boot?

#1aPCplayerPosted 8/28/2013 10:26:53 AM
I have Windows 7 right now installed and I want to install a Linux OS like Elementary OS for just web browsing and everything else besides gaming. I put the Elementary OS .iso file on a usb drive and installed the OS with the option along side Win7 but when I rebooted my computer after the install and unplugged the usb drive, my computer just kept loading up Windows and never gave me an option to select the OS. Any help would be great :)
#2thefabregas22Posted 8/28/2013 10:28:58 AM
Buy a pair of boots?
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#3StormKMDPosted 8/28/2013 10:30:24 AM
Don't you have to partition your HDD and then it'll work? I did this with Win8 and Win7.
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#4ScroePosted 8/28/2013 10:30:28 AM
Put one on your left foot and one your right foot
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#5Mystical_NEETPosted 8/28/2013 10:34:59 AM
Install WUBI.
#6aPCplayer(Topic Creator)Posted 8/28/2013 10:59:48 AM
Mystical_NEET posted...
Install WUBI.


I'm pretty sure that only works for Ubuntu only.
#7randy_123rPosted 8/28/2013 11:02:41 AM
tag. I always wanted to try that OS
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#8dlfPosted 8/28/2013 11:14:11 AM
Serious answer (and extension to what StormKMD (post #3 in this topic) said)) - you do need to partition your hard drive with a(n) external program or use Window's built in tools. I know how to install multiple versions of Windows but not linux distros.
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#9Orestes417Posted 8/28/2013 12:06:10 PM
The serious answer is that any distro worth using should have detailed instructions on it's website
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