You can use Windows Disk Management to shrink full-disk partitions, enabling you to create another partition on the same drive.

The doctor tackles Dual Dual-Boot Questions, Ancient Computers, Router Confusion, and more

Dual Boot 7 and Linux

I am a bit of a newbie, but 76 years old. Can a Windows user install both Windows 7 and a Linux distro on a solid-state drive—particularly a Samsung 840 EVO drive?


Ask the Doctor

The doctor tackles Too Much GPU, Wi-Fi Upgrades, Disabling SkyDrive, and more

From Integrated to Top-Shelf

After almost 30 years developing software on stock PCs, I finally performed my first build from the pages of Maximum PC. I scoured your pages from many issues and planned a build during a long weekend and it’s been purring along for 18 months.


The Age of HSA (Heterogeneous System Architecture)

(chorus) Heterogeneous System Architecture

You’ll have to forgive us, but it’s hard not to think of AMD’s next-generation APU without breaking into a chorus of that classic New Age song: “Age of Aquarius.”

Note: This article was originally featured in the April 2014 issue of the magazine.