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How To Dual Boot Windows 10/8.1/8 And Linux Lite 2.8/2.6

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I have seen many Windows users on the Internet who want to install Linux keeping their Windows OS. It's good to install Windows and Linux both and you can use any OS when you need to. It's sometime hard for Windows users to do so although most Linux distros have got GUI installer. In this article I'll tell you how you can dual boot Windows 10/8.1/8 and Linux Lite 2.8/2.6. Linux Lite is an easy to install and easy to use Linux distro. So let's get started!

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Hands-On: Upgrading my Acer Aspire Z3 with an SSD

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Wow, does this ever explain a lot of things about how this Aspire Z3 has been behaving for EFI boot! Now that I have gotten over the initial surprise (and irritation) of finding this, I have to say that this is a powerful and flexible way to manage the EFI boot priority list. But geez, could they have buried it any deeper, and made it any more obscure than this?

So, my very lovely Acer Aspire Z3 All-In-One desktop system is running even better, from an SSD. Even better, it is completely Windows-free. What a nice weekend this has been!

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