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I have a Windows 8 on a disk drive I removed, then installed Linux Mint on a new disk drive. I would like to place the Windows 8 back as dual boot... is this possible?

The problem was, I could never get my Windows 8 on the new, larger/faster disk so I basically said F*&% Windows 8 after ruining another of my weekends and loaded the Mint. I can live with Mint, but I miss a few things in Windows, Photoshop and Flash Pro (for it's new convert to JavaScript tools).

Another option I thought of,but scared to even try due to time constraints, can you mirror this Windows install to a VM and run out of Linux.. easily or at least with work, reliably? This is, mirror the existing and not install new, because my 8 is an upgrade and now they will not let me transfer key to new install.

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I am going to attempt an install of a third OS (BackTrack5) with LinuxLive USB. This I would think, can create GRUB if I select install side-by-side, right? –  Shane Feb 18 '13 at 20:11
    
Btw, this worked. –  Shane Feb 18 '13 at 23:03
    
Which "this" are you referring to? –  Keith Thompson Feb 19 '13 at 21:28
    
@KeithThompson Installing a third Linux OS installed/set-up GRUB for me. Not exactly what I was looking for but it is close enough due to time spent already. Would be nice to get that Windows 8 on a VMWare though. –  Shane Feb 19 '13 at 21:47
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