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Dual Booting

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Official Ubuntu community help.
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DualBoot/WindowsFirst

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It is possible to have Ubuntu and Microsoft Windows installed on your computer. So you do not have to abandon Microsoft completely. The process or method of using two operating systems on one computer, is called "dual booting".

Links to help with dual booting with Microsoft UEFI systems
http://www.isunshare.com/windows-password/four-methods-to-access-uefi-bios-setup.html 
http://www.devpy.me/how-to-dual-boot-windows-10-with-ubuntu
http://www.tricksuniversity.in/2015/09/ubuntu-alongside-windows-10.html 
http://onetransistor.blogspot.co.za/2015/03/dual-boot-windows-and-ubuntu.html 
http://itsfoss.com/access-uefi-settings-windows-10
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2951559/operating-systems/how-to-install-linux-on-a-pc-with-secure-boot-enabled.html
https://www.linux.com/learn/tutorials/821007-how-to-install-linux-on-a-windows-machine-with-uefi-secure-boot
http://www.techerina.com/2015/01/dual-booting-windows-8-and-ubuntu-uefi-using-rufus.html
http://linux.about.com/od/LinuxNewbieDesktopGuide/ss/The-Ultimate-Windows-7-And-Ubuntu-Linux-Dual-Boot-Guide.htm
http://www.everydaylinuxuser.com/2014/05/install-ubuntu-1404-alongside-windows.html
http://www.everydaylinuxuser.com/2013/09/install-ubuntu-linux-alongside-windows.html
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2955460/operating-systems/dual-booting-linux-with-windows-what-you-need-to-know.html
Information

Read the wikipedia page:

Then watch some of the YouTube videos:

Tips

If you intend to use Windows 7 and Ubuntu, then make sure you reserve enough disk space for Ubuntu during the Windows 7 installation. As always Google and the SULUG mailing list are your friends if you have problems.

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