Hey Everyone! Today, I am going to show you, how can you install Kali Linux dual boot with Windows 10.First you need minimum 20GB free space for install Kali Linux. So open disk management tool. Press Windows key + R & type “diskmgmt. Msc” then hit enter & one more thing, if you want to install many operating system in your PC.
Then use the GPT partition style. Or Windows allows up to 128 partitions on GPT Drive & GPT support UEFI boot mode. Now move on topic, shrink at least 20 GB from Drive that has free space. Right click on the disk and click shrink volume. For shrink volume, we need to mount in MB. So press Windows key + R then type “calc” for open calculator app. Now pick a number bigger than 20 and put that number in calculator & multiply with 1024.
Now put this amount in size box When you set amount then click shrink and leave this unallocated free space as it is. Closed these applications we done with these. Now plug at least 4GB USB Drive & create a bootable USB drive for Kali Linux using Rufus tool. So first open Rufus tool drag & drop Kali Linux ISO file on tool. I already told you I use GPT partition style and that support UEFI boot mode. Or if you use MBR partition style then leave MBR in partition scheme.
Now click the start button.
If you don’t want to get any error during Kali Linux installation, like “disk did not mount” then select DD image mode. Now click OK and again click OK & this process takes some time. When you create bootable USB successfully, Then your created bootable USB Drive doesn’t look similar before that is. You can get this normal first open Rufus tool and don’t do this now, I am just saying to get USB Drive into normal mode.
Now set “Non-bootable ISO” and leave settings as it is in the tool, then click start. So do this after installation & now you need to do is take the boot from this USB If you use UEFI boot mode then click Start.
Hold the Shift key and click Power icon and Restart this will open advance option. Now click “Use a device” option & now click EFI USB Device & this will take the boot from USB Or if you use Legacy boot mode then restart your computer, & when manufacturer brand icon show press boot menu key or you are not sure about your PC boot key.
then try keys that show on the screen. Now select USB Drive and Boot Manager, then hit enter & one more thing make sure you Enable Boot from USB, & also Disable Secure Boot option in Boot Setup. When you enable USB boot, & Disable Secure Boot, then press F10 for Save and Exit.
Now you can easily boot from USB.
When you take the boot from USB then you see this window. Select Start Installer (Graphical Install) option and hit enter. Now, first select language for installation & click Continue. Select your country then click continue. Now select your PC keyboard layout. Now select eth0 network then click continue. If you get Network Auto configuration failed error then select do not configure the network at this time. The cursor is going slowly on Continue button] Now type hostname that’s you want.
Now pick a strong password for unlocking Kali Linux.
When you are done click continue. Now set your country timezone for set operating system time. Now select manual for creating disk partition manually. Now select free space disk that’s we create in Windows. and click continue to create the partition and select create a new partition option Total amount – installed ram in your PC Put bigger size here and other amounts we need for creating swap area partition. If you want to give name this partition then you can otherwise you can leave this.
This is not necessary.
If you did then select done setting up the partition and click continue. Now select free space for creating swap area partition. Select create a new partition and click continue. Size according to your PC RAM size & If you like to put name then double click on name put name = swap.
& hit enter. Now double click on use as an option and select swap area, then click continue. If you set these settings then select done settings and click continue. So these two partitions are important for install Kali or any other Linux. If you create these then select finish partitioning & write, and click continue Now check “YES” for format and write disk partitions.
Now Kali Linux is installing and it takes some time.
Installing the system when it’s asked for use a network mirror leaves check mark on “No” and click continue. Guys! during installing of grub bootloader if it’s asking for install grub bootloader location. Then provides hard disk (sda) that’s in you are installing Kali Linux. So when installation process complete, first unplug installation media that’s will be USB or Kali installation DVD then click continue.
When every time you start your Computer.
then it gives you options for choose between Windows 10 and Kali Linux. If you don’t press any key in five seconds then it automatically takes the boot from Kali Linux. For now, start Kali Linux. Now type user name = root and hit enter. Then type the password and again hit enter. So this is the complete installation process of Kali Linux and also dual boot with Windows 10.