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If I were to decrease the ext4 partition size on that HDD and install windows on on the remainder, would it still affect my bootloader, that resides on the SSD (Mess up my bootloader so that I can not boot to Linux anymore)? No, it would not affect the bootloader or anything else on the other disk, unless a mistake is made and the new installation goes ...


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You seem to have spoiled your windows bootloader for now but that might still be fixable by installing openSUSE with UEFI bootloader and not CSM/Legacy one (so that there's actually an /EFI/opensuse/shim.efi on the EFI System Partition). There's nothing GRUB can do to load Windows if its own bootloader is misinstructed as per some careless tutorial. Don't ...


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You may want to check Easy2Boot. It's the most versatile and probably also best-documented tool for multiboot things. Specifically, it supports in particular Boot multiple linux ISOs each with separate persistence files [in addition, the author is also pretty helpful and really responsive even for in-depth questions] You could misuse that to reference ...


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install grub on the boot sector of the ubyuntu partition and then reconfigure the encryption software. messing with the windows partition is likely to end badly.


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I have been trying a dual boot with window 7 and centos 7 for 2 days and I did it. Just follow simple steps Install window 7 Then centos 7 When you restart the pc you will not see any boot option for windows 7 in grub. Boot into centos switch to su use command cfdisk Then check for flags where boot is written notify that partition Then open grub file in ...



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