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Dual boot CM(Cyanogenmod) 13.0 and Windows 10(Audio and Wi-Fi works)

Discussion in 'NEO Z64 Windows 10/8.1' started by DjBeNI, Oct 15, 2016.

  1. DjBeNI

    DjBeNI New Member

    I am new here and this is my first contribution to this forum :)
    I have successfully managed to dual boot Windows 10 and CM-x86 13.0(based on Android 6 - Marshmallow). I did this after forum user WeK05 recommended to try 6.0 x86 android. No USB needed :)

    Things you need to download:
    1. MiniTool Partition Wizard
    2. cm-x86_64- 13.0-rc1 from android-x86 org
    3. usb drive 8gb minimum
    4. grub2win from (Google it)
    5. any program to write iso on USB(I used PowerIso)

    Things you need to do:
    1. Install MiniTool Partition Wizard and resize/create a new partition (~8GB) and format it to ext2/ext3
    2. Create bootable USB(I just extracted iso to fat32 formated 8gb USB)
    3. Connect USB to Z64W and boot from USB(press Del button on device boot and change boot options)
    4. Install Androidx86 onto the ext2/ext3 parition
    4. format to ext4 if asked
    5. Don't install Grub2
    6. Reboot to Windows
    7. Install grub2win and open it
    8. Go to "Manage Boot Menu" > "Add A New Entry" >Title:
    >OS Type:"android">Search By Boot Directory:
    >Linux Boot Parms:
    9. Restart and quickly press Del button to open Bios Settings
    10. In "Boot" under "Boot Option #1" choose "Grub2Win EFI"
    11. Done

    I first made tutorial with pictures, but I am not allowed to post links :(
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  2. WeK05

    WeK05 Audio Visual Master Specialist

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  3. Astro75

    Astro75 Member

    Nice contribution! I like CM! On minix? well done!
  4. mark2

    mark2 Active Member

    Yet another thing you can do with a Minix box good tutorial (y)
  5. DjBeNI

    DjBeNI New Member

  6. HardwareGuru

    HardwareGuru Developer Administrator

    Nice tutorial, can you also tell what does not work(or partialy works) under android cm x86? Thanks
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  7. DjBeNI

    DjBeNI New Member

    For now I didn't find anything that dosent work. Wi-Fi works, sound works, ethernet works, play store works. I will check bluetooth soon.
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  8. Villa

    Villa Administrator Administrator

    Do any apps work under Android (Other than Kodi and AnTuTu)?;):ROFLMAO:
  9. DjBeNI

    DjBeNI New Member

    Any specific??
    I downloaded several random apps just for testing:
    Google Chrome - Works
    MX Player - Works
    IPTV Pro - Works
    Perfect Player(for me the best IPTV player for Android) - Works
    Temple Run - Dosent work(Crashes on start)
    Fruit Ninja - Works
    Google Earth - Works
    YouTube - Works
    UNO&Friends - Opens, but black screen
    Angry Birds 2 - Works
    Subway Surf - Opens, but dosent work
    Microsoft Word - Works
    Facebook - Works
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2016
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  10. Villa

    Villa Administrator Administrator

    It was tongue in cheek really! But now you ask, how about:
    BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, My5
  11. DjBeNI

    DjBeNI New Member

    I am not from UK so I can't test that properly. I installed HOLA VPN and downloaded APKs.
    1. BBC iPlayer - Opens, PLAY - "This content is not currently available"
    2. ITV Hub - Opens, fake postal code, Play and error "We're sorry, something went wrong - please try again"
    3. All 4 - found some apk which works on rooted phones. UNABLE TO PLAY - Missing a key firmware - Problem with Marshmallow!!!(They are resolving it bla bla bla)
    4. My 5 - Needed to download some app from Play(Crosswalk Project Runtime) - Opens, crashing when I press PLAY
    5. Zattoo TV - Works

    Maybe it works if you are from UK. I don't know. Someone can try it. You can boot CM from USB also. Just download .iso and copy files to FAT32 formated USB
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2016
  12. Villa

    Villa Administrator Administrator

    Cheers, I will try sometime soon! :)
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2016
  13. WeK05

    WeK05 Audio Visual Master Specialist

    I can tell you two apps that don't work: Netflix, Google Play Movies (doesn't work on the Minix firmware also). For those it matters: sound is limited to stereo PCM and passthrough is limited to Dolby Digital/DTS. You can't set the resolution or refresh rate also. If these are not issues for you, it works great :)
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  14. swarton

    swarton New Member

    Can it be installed on the SD card with this method? (Making an additional partition to the SD), I have tried it and it does not work in SD, I no longer have disk space C
  15. shankaramx

    shankaramx New Member

    is there a solution to run Netflix using this dual boot?

  16. asibro

    asibro New Member

    Hi Swarton,
    Did you find any way to do this? i am also looking for this solution, dual booting Windows from minix internal memory and Android from SD card
    Please let me know if you have managed to do that
  17. swarton

    swarton New Member

    I have managed to install android x86 rc3 in a usb with two partitions one in fat and another in ntfs this way I have been able to use the size I want and support the usb in internal storage and also hecer tests
    If you are interested I can summarize how this is done
  18. Ruim

    Ruim New Member

    I use this guide to dual boot with Android Nougat, only change 2 things:

    >OS Type:"android">Search By Boot Directory:


    >Linux Boot Parms:

  19. Whip81

    Whip81 New Member

    Hi guys first time user
    i am getting stuck on line 3 /4 (installing android)
    when in the screen to select the partition my keyboard and mouse don't seem to work.

    Any ideas what I'm doing wrong?
  20. saleh

    saleh New Member

    But the sound did not work in the TV
    Delete it and install the latest version ReleaseNote CM-x86-14.1-rc1

    Also the TV sound does not work
    Is there a way to do the sound
    Audio works only with Bluetooth headsets