altair4 wrote:(1) If you want to run a new version of Mint on top of windows then you can use VirtualBox. You will have to install Mint all over again, this time in a virtual machine.
EDIT: I just found out xBuntu users also have Wubi. This can be used also to run Linux within Windows but you still have to install Mint all over again.
(2) If you want to log into windows and somehow run your already installed Mint OS that exists on another partition of your actual physical machine then I know of no way to accomplish that.
Do you want (1) or (2)?
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