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I'm trying out the method of loading Win7 on a thumbdrive for installation on another system. I heard once you load it on it is much faster and easier to install windows on to a computer.

I also wanted to dual boot Linux for the first time so I was wondering if I could use one USB stick to load both OS's on so I can have an install Thumbdrive.
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You probably good but it would be a PITA. Just buy another thumb drive. A 4gb drive costs like 10 bucks.
    
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You could do that if you could someheo load grub onto there and tell it where to boot from... not unlike grub working on a standard hard drive afaik.
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You probably good but it would be a PITA. Just buy another thumb drive. A 4gb drive costs like 10 bucks.
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You could do that if you could someheo load grub onto there and tell it where to boot from... not unlike grub working on a standard hard drive afaik.
Thanks for your suggestions guys. I'll just get 2 Patriot Xporter 4GBs for Linux and Win 7. I heard they are pretty fast. This old Patriot I have now is taking longer than CD to load Win 7 Ultimate on my IBM T400.
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Not sure if this might interest you.
http://www.pendrivelinux.com/boot-mu...multiboot-usb/

Haven't tried Windows 7 though...
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Not sure if this might interest you.
http://www.pendrivelinux.com/boot-mu...multiboot-usb/

Haven't tried Windows 7 though...
I think that might be what I am looking for!
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