17" HP ENVY Laptop Model 17m-bw0013dx
Product # 3WF11UA
CPU: Intel® QuadCore™ i7-8550U 8th Gen.
(1.8 GHz/4 GHz Turbo), 8 MB cache; VT-x & VT-d Technology
GPU: NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150 (2 GB GDDR5 dedicated)
RAM: 32GB DDR4-3200 (Upgraded from factory 12 GB DDR4-2400)
HDD : 2.0TB SanDisk SDSSDH3 (Upgraded from factory 1TB 7200-SATA)
Software Guard Extensions (SGX): DISABLED (During install)
Hardware Virtualization Technology: ENABLED
- Burned R4.0.4 (xfce) ISO to 8GB stick from linux Mint Ulyssa; booted ISO stick, installed to 64GB USB3.0 stick for 10-day evaluation; successful.
- Performed dual-boot install next to linux Mint Ulyssa, (just in case).
- Installed R4.0.4 to 256GB primary partition next to multiple (critical) logical partitions. No insurmountable obstacles not covered by Qubes Documentation or Forum.
[Original (Mint) partition moot; eliminating w/ no change to Qubes bootloader.]
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