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How to Run Windows and Linux Together

running Windows and linux Together is not so easy even if its described so easy in these days

in common if we are running a windows OS in our machine and if one linux distro is need to run together we can easily run with virtual box but, to run it on dual boot a detailed HDD partitions need to be underwent

Now let us start with dualboot from virtualization

1. Situation

Running Windows only

need Linux as second OS

In simple words it can be achieved by friendly Ubuntu OS

http://ubunturelease.hnsdc.com//maverick/ubuntu-10.10-desktop-i386.iso

(link updated with latest release)

Write this to a DVD/CD

Explore the DVD there is a wubi.exe file

Run wubi.exe

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To install Ubuntu, all you need to do is choose your username and password. Please note that you have to enter your password twice to make sure you typed it correctly.
After choosing your password, click ‘Install’. The files will be downloaded and installed automatically.

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When the installation is complete, you will be prompted to restart your computer. Click ‘Finish’ to restart.

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After your computer restarts, choose ‘Ubuntu’ from the boot menu.