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until I found this! Then windows 7 should begin installing, wait until is completed. When I reboot, its still going in to Windows without the grub. Before you start, contact the PC manufacture and obtain the “Recovery media” for Windows 8. weblink

Quite frankly, Windows 8 makes me want to dig up Steve Jobs, steal his femur, and beat Bill Gates to death with it. Right-click on the partition you just created, which should read "20.00GB Unallocated," and choose the "New Simple Volume option. 5. Before I saw your reply, I was just exploring options in my laptop (Toshiba Satellite S50 - intel i5) , and finally it worked . :-D. .This is what I did Hover the mouse in the bottom left corner and right click. https://www.lifewire.com/ultimate-windows-8-1-ubuntu-dual-boot-guide-2200654

Published 07/28/15 DID YOU KNOW?Raccoons are quite intelligent and are able to recall the solutions to tasks they've accomplished-like unlocking that "raccoon proof" food container you bought to keep them out I always opt for not wanting to connect and there is a good reason for that. Get geeky trivia, fun facts, and much more. Install Ubuntu When you have turned off secure boot, save and reboot.

But the next time you reboot the PC, you'll see the option screen shown below.By default, this screen displays for 30 seconds, and then Windows 8.1 launches. Follow the steps in the New Simple Volume Wizard, and give the new partition a drive letter of your choice that isn't already taken. If you install Windows 10 afterward, it will install its own boot loader and ignore your Linux system, so you'll have to restore the GRUB2 boot loader. I’m not going to show you screenshots for each step in the installation of Windows 7 as this has been documented many times.

Verify that the new volume has been created from the Libraries menu. Select Keyboard Layout 12. Enter "Control Panel". check it out I did say thank you for this article right?

Test it out. The disk layout screen should now show a new partition for /. Make sure you have secure boot turned off.DeleteSubin Raju16 May 2014 at 12:34Thanks for the reply.. I did not disable the Secure Boot as in step 5, from a USB stick installed Ubuntu 14.04 in the space freed up in Windows 8.1, and once it had completed

When you are finished you will see that there is a lot of unpartitioned space. Control Panel --> View by: Small Icons -->Power Options2. If it doesn't, you may need to change the boot order in your BIOS. You can dual boot with Windows 8.

On a Lenovo C560 desktop, I had to perform an additional step at the end, where I manually changed the boot order in BIOS setup utility.ReplyDeleteJesse L.15 June 2014 at 19:24Hey have a peek at these guys Choose "swap area" as the mount point. Toshiba Satellite C55t. Label the bag or envelope and place it somewhere very safe.

Follow Us Facebook How To Fix Buy Do More About Us Advertise Privacy Policy Careers Contact Terms of Use © 2017 About, Inc. — All rights reserved. Anyway, too late over here, i'll try to fix it tomorrow... Press the "super key" (Windows key) on your keyboard and click the magnifying glass in the top right corner. http://allwebsitescripts.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-windows-and-mac-on-pc.html I feel terribly unknowledgable on the subject and my research just leaves me confused.Thanks,Jesse ReplyDeleteRepliesGary Newell16 June 2014 at 09:02Hi Jesse,When you create the recovery drive using the Windows 8 tool

Yes I have disabled the secure boot in the BIOS. To shrink the drive, right click on the "OS (C:)" volume and select "Shrink volume". Make sure that you choose the 64-bit version.

If you are happy that you don't need anything on your recovery drive click "Create".

You should make sure that you have no data that you need to keep on the drive as it will be wiped during this process. If you want to save yourself some real hassle then you might consider viewing my article "How to buy a laptop pre-installed with Linux". Although had a bit of trouble with boot repair it kept changing grub to shim64x which didnt work. Everything else in your procedure seemed to work perfectly, so I relied on blind faith and made the change.When I restarted, I got the message, "No boot device found.

The Ultimate Windows And Ubuntu Dual Boot Guide Search the site GO Linux Basics Guides & Tutorials Installing & Upgrading Tips & Tricks Commands Key Concepts How To this is can cause your day either to be GREAT or you will rack your head against the wall looking for help online, which I should mention, the community for the I have the back up and the recovery so I reinstalled Windows followed the tutorial again and by now it's working fine! http://allwebsitescripts.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-windows-8-on-new-ssd.html Change the destination to your USB drive.