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August 27, 2015

Windows vista with Linux

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Ive looked into dual booting with windows vista and Ive found that one person states that its possible and another stating that Microsoft installed a security feature to the MBR to which when modified will cause windows to shutdown without warning. my plan is to install Linux onto my thumb drive and boot up Linux via thumb drive without erasing windows from the hard drive. Your help will be greatly appreciated.

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