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by Skipper Dan
Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Solved - Deleting Windows on a dual boot
Replies: 22
Views: 418

Re: Deleting Windows on a dual boot

OK thanks, it is just a work computer no gaming so I should be ok.
by Skipper Dan
Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Solved - Deleting Windows on a dual boot
Replies: 22
Views: 418

Re: Deleting Windows on a dual boot

this is what I get
by Skipper Dan
Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Solved - Deleting Windows on a dual boot
Replies: 22
Views: 418

Re: Deleting Windows on a dual boot

well it is just not working. for some reason I cannot delete or manage the partition. I started the computer with the startup disc installed but it still will not let me change the partition. I deactivated the partition but still no luck. Even trying a fresh install will not let me change the partit...
by Skipper Dan
Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Solved - Deleting Windows on a dual boot
Replies: 22
Views: 418

Re: Deleting Windows on a dual boot

sorry to be such a pain, I do not understand "live session". running disc is the hard drive? how do I get to the live session? do I install the install disc to get to the live session?
by Skipper Dan
Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Solved - Deleting Windows on a dual boot
Replies: 22
Views: 418

Re: Deleting Windows on a dual boot

Ok I am setting here ready to get started. How to I get to the partition program? in the terminal window? I cannot find gparted.
by Skipper Dan
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Solved - Deleting Windows on a dual boot
Replies: 22
Views: 418

Re: Deleting Windows on a dual boot

Tell me more please
by Skipper Dan
Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Solved - Deleting Windows on a dual boot
Replies: 22
Views: 418

Re: Deleting Windows on a dual boot

Thanks Michael that is exactly what happened. I almost had it correct but I was looking for a NTSF file system not FAT32, so I went with the automatic and it made me a big root. Everything works but I will go back and redo it the correct way. Just a little learning curve but it all helps. It has bee...
by Skipper Dan
Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Solved - Deleting Windows on a dual boot
Replies: 22
Views: 418

Re: Deleting Windows on a dual boot

OK I got it to boot I am going to reformat the disk. I am on the screen The entire disk will be used. Will Linux install partition it the way it needs to be with 50 GB in the front?or do I need to go to advanced partitioning tool?
by Skipper Dan
Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Solved - Deleting Windows on a dual boot
Replies: 22
Views: 418

Re: Deleting Windows on a dual boot

Ok, lets try a fresh reinstall. I cannot remember the error code I was getting when I tried to make the boot disk. How about a good link to a Linux download, and a program to make the image that will work. There are so many and I am not sure if I am getting one that is good or just a scam. This way ...
by Skipper Dan
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Solved - Deleting Windows on a dual boot
Replies: 22
Views: 418

Solved - Deleting Windows on a dual boot

Hello, Newbie to Linux but not computers. I am probably older than your normal user, pushing 60. I am studying Computer science right now, Python programing to be exact. One of the requirements was to install Linux on my machine. I installed the newest Mint. I also installed it as a dual boot. I fou...

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