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How to dual boot Windows XP and Linux (XP installed first) — the step-by-step guide with screenshots

Updated 28 February 2009 to use Ubuntu 9.04 Scenario: You want the simplest way to dual-boot XP and Linux. You’ve already installed Windows XP and now want to dual-boot it with Ubuntu 9.04 Summary of tutorial: This is an updated tutorial (we previously used Ubuntu 8.04 but in this tutorial we’ll use Ubuntu 9.04 to…

How to dual boot Windows Vista and Windows 7 (Vista installed first)

Got your hands on the Windows 7 beta and want to dual boot it alongside Windows Vista? Here’s our step-by-step tutorial to get you up and running with Microsoft’s latest OS. Scenario: You want to install Windows 7 on your PC alongside your Vista installation on the same drive. Tutorial Summary: We need to shrink…

How to dual boot Windows XP and Windows 7 (XP installed first)

Got your hands on the Windows 7 beta and want to dual boot it alongside Windows XP? Here’s our step-by-step tutorial to get you up and running with Microsoft’s latest OS. [#PAGE-BREAK#Step 1 – Introduction#] Scenario: You want to install Windows 7 on your PC alongside your XP installation on the same drive. You have…

Acer releases $449 dual-boot Windows-Android netbook

One day after Toshiba showcased its Android-based ‘cloud companion’ netbook Acer has unleashed a dual-boot Windows & Android netbook onto the Aussie market.The hard drive of the Aspire One D260 contains partitions for Windows 7 Starter Edition and Android 2.1 with users able to choose which OS to run when the netbook boots up.Acer claims…

How to dual boot Linux and Windows XP (Linux installed first) — the step-by-step guide with screenshots

Updated 2 March 2009 – now uses Ubuntu 9.04 as the Linux distribution Scenario: You want to install XP on your machine alongside your existing Linux installation on the same physical drive which already has Ubuntu 9.04 installed. Tutorial Summary: We’ll create space on the Linux partition to install Windows XP. XP bootloader is fairly…

How to make your own Android ROM – Part 3: Boot Animation

Continuing his Android ROM creation masterclass, Darren Yates shows you how to add the ultimate sign of customisation: your own boot animation …

Windows 8: Which licence to choose?

The recent announcement that Microsoft had sold 100 million licences for Windows 8 its much-hyped revamp of its hugely successful Windows 7 operating system hammered home one strong point: if you haven’t already upgraded you probably will in the near future. Large businesses may be last in line however: many of those running Windows 7…