update to Mint 6 on dual boot

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update to Mint 6 on dual boot

Postby Linux n00b » Sat Dec 06, 2008 7:38 pm

My system is dual boot windows/Mint 5. If I want to do a fresh install of Mint 6, do I need to do something special?

I'm trying to avoid any problems (eg. still able to boot into windows, reinstall everything isn't fun).
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Re: update to Mint 6 on dual boot

Postby Old Marcus » Sat Dec 06, 2008 8:08 pm

Nope, when you run the install for Mint 6, choose manual partitioning and choose to format the root partition. This will install Mint 6 Just like Mint 5 was, and you will still be able to access windows. Just don't overwrite anything that says NTFS. :P
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