[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu Windows Dual Boot
keith at keithg4jvx.force9.co.uk
Sat Sep 6 13:40:39 BST 2008
Jason Liquorish wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Sep 2008 23:31:56 +0100
> "Andrew Nixon" <andrewnixon0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok strange question but i have a ubuntu system that is running only
> ubuntu, and i could do with doing a dual install with windows,
> however i am not keen to have to format. I really need the dual boot
> with windows for performance reasons on this project and am
> struggling to think of a way to do it without messing up my MBR etc..
> does anyone have any ideas, a backup and restore from my current
> install would be a possibility if anyone has any good ideas for doing
> Thanks, Andrew.
Can you fit a second hard drive?
I have Ubuntu and Windows installed on separate hard drives. Both are
self contained. Ubuntu is a standard installation, its Grub being on its
own hard drive. So it hasn't touched the Windows drive.
With my motherboard, if I press F8 while the BIOS is booting, I can
select which hard drive to boot into.
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