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Dual boot Backtrack 5-R2 and Win7 Truecrypt

Discussion in 'Linux - General discussion' started by Nelmeco, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. Nelmeco

    Nelmeco Regular member

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    I currently have windows 7 with truecrypt installed on the hard drive. However I was planning to shrink the windows install and install Backtrack as well.

    I dont know if grub will screw up the truecrypt bootloader or not.

    I was looking for some advice on whether or not this will overwrite the truecrypt bootloader, or if grub will be unable to chainload the truecrypt bootloader if I so choose to boot windows instead.

    All feedback is appreciated. Thanks!

    -Nelmeco
     
  2. Schmick

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    Try it and report back, you might learn something.
     
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    ps355528 Regular member

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    yeah.. i'm interested also.. I haven't tried the latest backtrack yet, and I never install it, because that is a silly thing to do when you consider it's intended purpose... i run it on lappys with no batteries and no swap file, just an external power supply for instant kill..
     
  4. Nelmeco

    Nelmeco Regular member

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    Well, it overwrote the truecrypt bootloader, and I've been reading a bit more. The only way is to boot from recovery truecrypt cd.
     

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