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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?

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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.

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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.