Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Linux installation how to install linux with windows vista home edition operating system without partition? how to get the help&support for vista os?help&suppeort does not open up and it throws an error as well.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 214 Answers

When you install Linux it will offer to create the required partitions during the install. You just have to select a size (I use 10 Gb for my installs). Select "at end of free space". It will also load the Boot Loader so that you can dual boot either system.

What is the error code for Vista Help?

Posted on Apr 08, 2008

  • Les Clayton Apr 08, 2008

    As Linux is an operating system itself, you cannot run it under Windows (there may be some virtual machines that can run it though).



    The only other solution (available mainly on magazine disks such as PC Authority, etc) is to run it from the CD/DVD.



    Note: Most Install CD/DVD's will only install the Operating system on a partition, so keep your eyes open for a computer magazine that has a Distro of Linux on their CD/DVD for you to try.



    Good luck.

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Linux install problem


You are going to create a new partition for the Ubuntu Linux operating system. Apparently, you are trying to overlay Ubuntu over Vista and it's no going to happen.

Before installing the operating system, I suggest that you view the tutorial video clip by clicking on the link.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRbRBL51UTM

May 13, 2012 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

I will ask if i can download windows 7 on linux acer aspire 4738?there will be a problem?


there won't be any problem as far as Windows and Linux, but this is a fairly involved procedure.You'll first need to create a Windows partition on your hard disk in NTFS file system format. Otherwise,Windows might overwrite / erase your linux installation when Windows 7 installs.
make the windows partition the "Primary" or "Boot" partition.
When Windows 7 installs, it may ask if you want to delete the linux partition.Answer "NO" to this.
The next concern is which operating system will boot by default,Windows or Linux.
I had no problem doing this with Windows Vista, and whe Vista booted,it listed a choice of operating systems to boot,and I would select either Windows Vista or Ubuntu Linux.

Apr 03, 2011 | Acer Computers & Internet

2 Answers

6TO4 adapter has a driver problem


The "black" edition is a BOOTLEG copy of the copyrighted Microsoft Vista operating system, and it contains some computer-viruses.

So, NOBODY can help you get the viruses out of the "black" edition.

Oct 01, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic Edition...

1 Answer

Want to install windows xp as a second OS on a


You have to partition your drive in order to install another operating system, or install another drive

Jul 09, 2009 | Microsoft Windows? Vista Home Premium...

1 Answer

How to install windows vista


When you boot off the Vista CD and run the setup program it will ask if you which partition do you want to use as the installation partition.
setup then will automatically format it during the install process.

Here is a guide to help you:
http://www.petri.co.il/install_windows_vista.htm

May 20, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

1 Answer

Dual Boot problem in Windows XP & VISTA


Don't try to edit the xp boot.ini or the vista bootloader. It only leads to other problems and headaches.
Try this first: Take note as to which drive has vista on it, put your vista installation cd in the drive and let it boot to the "installation window", then choose "repair", then "startup repair." Make sure you choose the drive that already has vista on it. Let that run and when it re-boots you should then be given a choice to boot to vista or "other windows".
There is also a (free) program called EasyBCD. Download that, read the directions and have at it.
If none of that works, you'll have to do a clean install. Install XP on one drive first, then Vista on the second drive in that order. The Vista bootloader will pick up the XP. However, XP is NOT forward compatible and will not recognize the Vista bootloader. Make sure that you don't have any flashdrives or media cards plugged in before doing the install.
Another approach would be to shrink the Vista volume, creat a new partition, then install Linux Ubuntu that partition. Linux will detect all of the OS's and create a boot menu. Unfortunately, you'll lose about 5 gigs to the Linux OS and it's swap partition, but then, you get to goof around with Linux :-)

Feb 25, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with...

2 Answers

Help me


It is a pretty simple process

Create 3 partitions on the HDD (Vista requires 20 GB minimum)

Install XP on 1st, Vista on 2nd, Linux on 3rd

You'll choose the partition to install on during the install process of each OS, you can create the partitions during the XP install

Jun 08, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

1 Answer

Unix with vista


Hello murha

Yes, you can have them both, install vista first and then linux, ones you have your linux working you have to configure the bootloader in linux to also include the vista so you get a screen when you start up your pc

if your distro uses lilo heres what it would look like


ae16648.gif
All you would have to do to get vista working again would be to add the vista into the bootloader, the process differs between bootloaders so I'm not going to post how todo that, consult the documentation.

One thing thought, Id recommend you have atleast 2 hard drives since linux and windows don't use the same filesystem. You would have to partition your harddrive into 3 or more parts. Windows, linux and linux swap.

More on this in the documentation of your linux.


If this solution was any help at all please rate it as helpfull or fixya.
And if you need anything else let me know, you can ask me 24/7 by clicking
on the ask me button, I will ansver in most cases within 24hours.
Thanks and good luck!

May 05, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

1 Answer

Dual Booting


possibly by first creating a new partition large enough for Linux OS, but does not solve your problem...try getting a VISTA startup disc from another pc (floppies if you have the drive) and startup from these.

Sep 09, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

73 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14161 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...