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LearningLinux19
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look8ng to have a dual install of win 7 and linux mint- possible?

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Hi. Thanks for helping a layman out to get into linux. Cheers for your tine 🙂

 

I've flashed and loaded a USB with mint 19, after having  began a live session with mint, only to be given no dual boot/1 OR 2 option, to install safari and simply be able to choose which  OS to load.

 

I have been told that the computer h a d not detected any installations, photos and secuirt

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@LearningLinux19 

I'm sorry, but we here are not equipped to provide detailed Linux support.

HP only warranties their PCs for usage with the OS that comes preinstalled. IF you replace that with Linux, or add a Linux OS, then you assume full responsibility for maintaining that -- as HP provides Linux assistance only on Redhat and then only to commercial customers.

The primary "challenge" to using Linux on any HP PC is the availability of Linux drivers. Any hardware that does not work will then range from simple (if there are Linux drivers available) to impossible (if there are NO Linux drivers available) to fix.

Since HP does not provide Linux drivers, your best bet for Linux support is to contact the support forum for the Linux distro you are using -- in this case, the Linux Mint Forums: http://forums.linuxmint.com/index.php?sid=e1d864fe510e562a3fca15f38c93b95a

Folks on Linux support forums have experience using a variety of machines with Linux and know a lot about driver and installation issues. You will be able to get sound and detailed help there.

Good Luck

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