# Hardware preparation
It is always good idea to take a look at official Arch wiki installation guide, to make sure that everything is up to date.
# Live USB
Dual Boot Warning
For those who are willing to make dual boot setup! If a single Archlinux setup is desirable, please skip this step.
The easiest way to make dual boot system (Windows/Linux) is to install Windows first. It will automatically create an EFI partition.
bootmgr.efi for Windows boot inside.
.exe files in Linux, you may want to use wine or virtual machine.
Dual boot system is your case? Then install Windows first(don't forget to make separate disk space for linux partitions) and continue with arch installation after that.
# Load into BIOS
# Boot issues
To make it happen, wait untill the selection menu appears, press
E and type
nomodeset at the beginning of the input line then press
You can use rEFInd kerenel options later as a default system karnel options.