USB drives are not expensive and you can have few USB drives containing different operating systems. In case you are a system administrator or you like to carry system rescue disk along with live operating system then a single multiboot USB drive makes a lot of sense. You can get your favorite free live rescue operating systems, system monitoring and security tools, live operating systems and create a multiboot USB drive containing all of these so that when you boot PC from that multiboot USB, it will have option to start with your choice or operating system or tool. Following are few tools that can help you create a USB containing many operating systems of your choice.

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By using VMware workstation, you can install multiple operating systems within single operating system. You can do that by creating virtual machines. You do not need several partitions for this. Even in a single partition containing single operating system, you can install several operating systems. All you need is VMware workstation and ISO files (setups) of operating systems to be installed. Vmware gives you flexibility and freedom to install any operating system in any order without changing hard disk partitions. Also you can use all these operating systems at the same time, without restarting computer. You can install versions of Microsoft Windows and Linux together. I will give you example of how I installed Ubuntu in Microsoft Windows.

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How to Install Multiple Windows Operating Systems on Computer

Microsoft Windows

Why limit yourself to a single operating system, when you can install multiple operating systems on the same computer or laptop? If your favorite software is not compatible with Microsoft Windows 8, you can install Microsoft Windows 7 and Microsoft Windows 8 on the same computer. If you want to check the preview release of […]

Microsoft Windows ISO to Bootable USB Tools

Microsoft Windows

If you purchased Microsoft Windows from Microsoft Store, and downloaded a collection of compressed files or an ISO file (containing Microsoft Windows setup), you can use that ISO file to install Microsoft Windows. An ISO file combines all the Windows installation files into a single uncompressed file. ISO file can not be used directly. You […]

Windows USB/DVD Tool Unable to Burn Windows ISO to DISK

Microsoft Windows

Originally called as ‘Windows 7 USB/DVD DOWNLOAD Tool’, is a bootable disk creator tool for Microsoft Windows operating systems by using Microsoft Windows ISO file. You can create bootable Microsoft Windows 7 and 8 by using this tool if you have got the OS setup in ISO file format. You can download this tool from […]

Thumb Drive is Not Displaying ‘Just Copied’ File on LED TV

Tips & Tutorials

When a media file does not play on smart TV, first thing you need to check is its file format compatibility with your smart TV. Read the manual and find out if your TV is able to play that specific type of file or not. Normally a TV will display the file even if the […]

How to Convert Hard Disk Partition Table Type – GPT and MBR

Conversion

To make it easy, ‘master boot record’ (MBR) and ‘GUID partition table’ (GPT) are the partition table styles, used by the hard disk drives to store information about the partitions. MBR is the old standard for managing partitions while GPT is current standard. GPT has got few advantages over MBR. While we only see partitions […]

Ubuntu Grub Installation Failed

Linux

Gurb2 package is installed near the end of installation process of Ubuntu. GNU Grub is a boot-loader package that provides the choice to boot one of multiple operating systems installed on a computer or select a specific kernel configuration available on a particular operating system’s partitions. A new Ubuntu user is more likely to encounter […]

How to Restore File Transfer Status Window in Ubuntu

Linux

Have you transferred large data from one location to another by using Ubuntu (nautilus file manager)? It shows file transfer status in a window labeled as ‘file operations’. If you click somewhere else while transfer, that ‘file operations’ window disappears and you can not see the file transfer status. Alt+Tab may not help at that […]

Essential Steps Right After Installing Ubuntu

Linux

So you just installed Ubuntu? One thing that can be done right after that, is to get to know your new operating system ‘Ubuntu’. You should know where are the applications and how to launch applications? You should know how to run commands on Ubuntu and which program to use, to run commands? You should […]