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Michael Higham

4 months ago

Can I install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10?

Yes. You need to make sure that your current PC's hardware that works with Windows 10 is compatible with Ubuntu. Also, you need enough disk space on your hard drive. Installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 depends on your current UEFI start-up and Secure Boot settings, which can be found in your BIOS/UEFI firmware setup. Before you install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10: - Disable the fast start-up option, which can be found in Control Panel's Power Options. - Only hibernate your PC if you still plan to use Windows 10 for compatible apps and want to use Ubuntu for something else occasionally. - Turn off BitLocker. BitLocker can be found in Control Panel. Once you've confirmed the information above, boot your computer to your Ubuntu installation media. Then, follow the instructions until you get to a screen where you can choose to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 or configure additional partitions. To keep Windows 10 intact, choose to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10. After you've installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 10, you will get a GRUB boot loader, where you can switch between Ubuntu and Windows 10 every time that you start your computer. NOTE: If you're using a computer that uses UEFI, you will see "Windows Boot Manager" when you see the GRUB boot loader. Selecting it starts Windows 10. This is by design.

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