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Hi everyone

I have a acer aspire es 15. I have partitioned the hdd hlaf for Windows and half for pop os which i am really keen on using but after running the installation 3 times now even with a new iso image it keeps freezing the install on "Finishing the installation (0%)" i have tried googling a solution but no luck finding anything that i could understand to fix this so i was hopeing someone here could help me fix this so i may enjoy pop os. I have added a photo of the last log that it freezes on i hope this helps
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Hi. Yes i have been following system76 steps and i have redone most of them but still no luck as of yet i will go throu the list you linked and double check everything and then check all the steps again thank you
 

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Hi. Yes i have been following system76 steps and i have redone most of them but still no luck as of yet i will go throu the list you linked and double check everything and then check all the steps again thank you
I see i missed a question there i have been using balena etcher for the live usb
 

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I have followed the check list and the dule boot guide to the letter and as of now still no luck with the install at all i keep hitting the same screen as before and the whole system freezes up. I need some help
 

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I have even tried rufus and no luck. I have also tried the LTS version and still nothing. Could someone just confirm with me what the size of the partitions should be at minimum and what format thay should be and what all i need as in boot swap and so on just so i can check with somone(i did fallow the dule boot guide im just checking)

Thanks in advance
 

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I have been successful in installation of pop os. Thank you all for your help. Now thats it is installed can i please ask for some help with a timed boot manger please i would like to do it but im really new to all this

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You want to set a timeout value for the systemd-boot menu? In /boot/efi/loader/loader.conf, you can set `timeout 5` to set the timeout value to 5 seconds.
 
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You want to set a timeout value for the systemd-boot menu? In /boot/efi/loader/loader.conf, you can set `timeout 5` to set the timeout value to 5 seconds.
I have been successful on the timer part i dont know how to add the Windows boot to the list
 

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You can copy the Microsoft directory from Microsoft's EFI partition to Pop's EFI partition, and it will automatically detect it on startup. That said, it's virtually no different from using the motherboard's native EFI boot menu to select between Pop!_OS and Windows Boot Manager at startup.
 

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You can copy the Microsoft directory from Microsoft's EFI partition to Pop's EFI partition, and it will automatically detect it on startup. That said, it's virtually no different from using the motherboard's native EFI boot menu to select between Pop!_OS and Windows Boot Manager at startup.
I might be wrong but but on my laptop the Windows boot partition is in the main partition so i dono what to copy. The other partition says recovery and so on
 

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