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    How to install the third OS on Ubuntu 11.04

    I run Ubuntu 11.04 and Windows 7(Norwegian) on a Dell Latitude. Now I would like to install Windows 7 (Japanese). I googled to find how to install the third OS on Ubuntu, but not able to find one.
    Could anyone tell me how to do or website explaining how to do it?
    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: How to install the third OS on Ubuntu 11.04

    Quote Originally Posted by shinokada View Post
    I run Ubuntu 11.04 and Windows 7(Norwegian) on a Dell Latitude. Now I would like to install Windows 7 (Japanese). I googled to find how to install the third OS on Ubuntu, but not able to find one.
    Could anyone tell me how to do or website explaining how to do it?
    Thanks in advance.
    What exactly do you mean? Install the second Windows 7 besides the existing and Ubuntu, i. e. triple-boot, or run the second Windows 7 from Ubuntu? In the second case you could do that by using e. g. VirtualBox, which is a virtualization environment that allows you to run guest systems on your main system, i. e. you would be running Ubuntu and Windows 7 would run inside the VM, but both would run in parallel.

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    Re: How to install the third OS on Ubuntu 11.04

    Thanks 2F4U,

    I have to run a Japanese accounting system on Windows Japanese. I used the virtual box, but it seems a bit slow. So that's why I want to run Windows7 or 8 Japanese.

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    Re: How to install the third OS on Ubuntu 11.04

    By the way, 11.04 is out of support. Best is to delete this one and do a fresh install of 12.04 or 12.10.
    Bringing old hardware back to life. About problems due to upgrading.
    Please visit Quick Links -> Unanswered Posts
    Don't use this space for a list of your hardware. It only creates false hits in the search engines.

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    Re: How to install the third OS on Ubuntu 11.04

    Can I upgrade to 12.04 without affecting other OS?

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    Re: How to install the third OS on Ubuntu 11.04

    The upgrade will not affect Windows, it will only wreck Ubuntu.

    Joke aside, Ubuntu upgrades are always risky. Go for a fresh install in stead.
    Bringing old hardware back to life. About problems due to upgrading.
    Please visit Quick Links -> Unanswered Posts
    Don't use this space for a list of your hardware. It only creates false hits in the search engines.

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