Dual Boot Question

Good day, I am currently a Windows 11 user. My windows 11 is install using the unsupported trick since my Laptop's CPU fails to achieve the atleast 8th Gen Intel (and my laptop's cpu is Intel Core i3 7th Gen).

My laptop's specs are:
• Acer Aspire 5

  • Intel Core i3 7th Gen
  • 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD
  • 12GB of RAM (4GB Built-in, 8GB extension)

My questions are:

  1. Can I dual boot my unsupported installed Windows 11 with Zorin OS?

  2. Can I used my SSD to install Zorin OS or the HDD one?

  3. What partition type do I need to bootable my flashdrive?

For those who knows this, kindly enlighten me. I did use Zorin OS since its version 15 during pandemic and I Stop last 2021 of November.

That's all. :innocent:

Yes you can.

Any storage device.

You mean USB? If so, then use either BalenaEtcher or Rufus.

One more thing: make sure you see 'Before You Install'.


Due to the file size of the iso, ntfs works, as does exfat....fat32 is limited by 4gb max size. The ext FSs are capable as well, but may not be recognized by the bios. Not all usb burning software support exfat, so most use ntfs.

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