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Dual booting Linux and Windows

Postby colyn on Fri Nov 30, 2012 11:42 pm

I was asked a question today and I am not sure of the answer. A co-worker who recently went to Linux Mint (I talked him into it) was wondering if the harddrive he removed with Windows installed would dual boot with the harddrive he installed Linux onto if both drives were installed onto the computer.

Would
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update-grub
do the trick??
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Re: Dual booting Linux and Windows

Postby caf4926 on Sat Dec 01, 2012 2:05 am

Yes
Make sure the Linux HD is the first in the HDorder in the BIOS, because Mint would have been installed that way.

when you run
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sudo update-grub

the output should tell you if it found windows
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