Installing Kali alongside a Windows installation can be quite useful. But, you want to exercise caution during the setup process. First of all make sure that you have backed up any important data on your Windows installation. Since you’ll be change your hard drive, you’ll require to maintain this backup on external media.
In this article, we learn a procedure that How to install KALI on window 8.1.
Step 1. First off all download Kali Linux ISO from its official website.
Step 2. And then make a bootable USB drive from it so go to “Manage”.
Step 3. Select disk management and right click on the partition from which you want to create new partition for Linux box and click on “Shrink Volume”
Step 4. And then enter the volume that you want to shrink, and click on shrink and once its done you will see a free space.
Step 5. Now right click on this free space and then click on “New Volume” and click on next.
Step 6. Now boot from Kali Linux USB drive and select “Install” and press enter
Step 7. After this wait and select your language, location and keyboard layout.
Step 8. Now wait for a while and then type the hostname and next screen press enter without typing anything.
Step 9. Now type a password for your root user and select your time zone.
Step 10. Now select “Manual” from a list and hit enter.
Step 11. Now from this list select your partition that you create for Linux box and press enter. now select “Delete The Partition” press enter.
Step 12. This will format this partition and create free space, select this free space and create new partition and size for it and hit enter.
Step 13. Select “Logical > Beginning >use as >swap area > Done Setting up Partition > free space >Create New Partition.
Step 14. In this step don’t change size and press enter without modifying
Step 15. Select Logical> use as> Done Setting up Partition> Finish Partitioning and write changes to the disk.
Step 16. Select YES now setup is copying files, it will take a while so its good time for coffee
Step 17. Select NO when you see this screen
Step 18. Now select YES and press enter
Step 19. Now Select Continue and press enter and restart your laptop.
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