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Triple boot WIndows 7, Windows 8, and Mountain Lion on Macbook Pro

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Issues with creating USB bootable Mountain Lion

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Triple boot for Mountain Lion/Ubuntu 12/Windows 7 (but ready to convert to windows 8)

I need some assistance in setting up my computer, just to be on the safe side of things. I know there are many tutorials online about dual/triple booting, but there really isn't anything for my ...
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Dual boot OS X 10.7/10.8 with File Vault and encrypted backup

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