DrRoach wrote:I've installed a virtual machine and am running backtrack of that but it's really laggy and installation keeps crashing do you think I should just install it by by side with my windows OS like the installation offers and forget about the virtual machine? Thanks in advance.
Personally, from me to you, that is the best way to do it...
I recommend that you back up your files, please do not skip this... BACK THEM UP.
Look into partitioning if you must, and then dual boot. You shouldn't be dissatisfied with the results.