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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.

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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.

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