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So I doubt reinstalling ubuntu will help.Is there any fix available for this or should I remove ubuntu entirely ? :-) Kindly help if possible.. I still don't get a screen allowing me to choose what OS I want to start. This is sorta irrelevant to your post but doesn't hurt to check; do you know if the Acer model I listed supports Virtual Machines? No guarantees though, I have not tested this, but if everything runs in "legacy" mode, then the good old method should work.The Windows partition might not be visible in regular Ubuntu, his comment is here

PCMag Digital Group PC, PC Magazine and PC PCMag.com are among the federally registered trademarks of Ziff Davis, LLC and may not be used by third parties without explicit permission. Locate your system partition -- that's probably the C: partition. Reply hans Jan 23, 2015 - 2:53 AM - paul Comment Link Hi would just like to say this is a great tutorial and I actually managed to my question is how can i fix this problem, how can i put uefi mode on and select the operating system that i whant to use. https://www.lifewire.com/ultimate-windows-8-1-ubuntu-dual-boot-guide-2200654

Finally, press the key to Save and Exit, which is usually reserved for the F10 key. Right-click on the partition you just created, which should read "20.00GB Unallocated," and choose the "New Simple Volume option. 5. thanksReplyDeleteRepliesGary Newell5 June 2014 at 21:40Turn off the secure boot but do not switch from uefi to legacyDeleteReplyMukesh5 June 2014 at 21:56Hello sir, at step 7 when i rebooted...my pc did I have disabled recoveryenabled on windows via bcdedit, and set boot entries via efibootmgr without any effect.

Thank you very much for posting your solution! On the following screen click on "Choose what the power button does". The shrinked space will appear next to the main C: drive, it will say Unallocated with a black color. 7. Every time I boot into ubuntu, the next time I shut down then turn my computer back on it auto boots into windows, does anyone know why?ReplyDeleteAnonymous14 June 2014 at 06:40Gary,

Will keep looking.Thanks for your help anyway, perhaps someone else comes across these problems and can shed some light on the cause.Cheers,lolero Reply lolero Feb 26, 2015 - 7:37 AM - It made it possible to dual boot kubuntu 14.04 LTS with windows 8.1 on a HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC. We are going to split that partition in 2 parts, one for Ubuntu and one for Swap. https://www.onmsft.com/news/dual-boot-windows-10-windows-8-1-7 I checked my bios mode and it says it's an older version (American Megatrends Inc. 306, 2008-07-24).

From the Windows 10 setup screen, select the language and edition of Windows you want to install. Ubuntu Setup - Download Updates? Conceptual overview:1) This article is based on a home built computer using a 1TB hard drive.2) The free version of EaseUS Todo Backup will be used to create an image backup Check "Copy the recovery partition from the PC to the recovery drive" and click "Next".

Thanks for leaving a positive feedback! http://www.pagestart.com/win8dbwin701181301.html Press "Continue". The assumption however is that you already have Windows 8 installed as your first operating system on the disk drive. So how do you accomplish this?

Right click on the Windows 8 partition (C:) and select the ‘Shrink Volume’ option. http://allwebsitescripts.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-software.html If yes, how?ReplyDeleteRepliesDonny Navarro1 June 2014 at 17:39ubuntu can access any files on your windows partition, you just have to "mount" the windows partition. I went and deleted the partition, followed all those steps, have only a usb with my Windows 8.1 recovery on it, I went and deleted the partition and expanded the windows Once inside the BIOS Utility, it there is a UEFI/Legacy Boot setting, make sure this is set to "Both" using the + or - keys.

On my Acer this will enable a menu to select a boot device by press F12 during boot as soon as you see the Acer logo. Click "Next" when done. Great to hear it worked well for you too, even with Linux Mint!Thank you for taking the time to post feedback! weblink ReplyDeleteRepliesGary Newell16 May 2014 at 08:11Hi,I think you need to look at step 10 again which is the bcdedit part.

The other two looked like none-sense (1Mb partition? 0Mb partition?). Any UEFI BIOS should be able to boot from USB … it just might take a little searching.If you find out how that worked on your computer, could you post brand Save and exit the UEFI settings 6.

Running Ubuntu straight from USB … just 3 steps …  If you are more interested in just running Ubuntu from a USB stick, then you will only need to follow these 3 steps:

It should automatically boot into the Windows 10 installer. Best regards, Kims Reply Kims Mar 7, 2015 - 8:46 PM - Kims Comment Link Hi again Figured it out - "Fast boot" was enabled in BIOS again. It a really simple nice os Reply Francisco Apr 19, 2015 - 2:18 AM - hans - Author: Comment Link Hi Francsico! Joe Osborne, on Add a comment Email Name Firstname Comment 7 comments Epic_Fail Says: July 19th, 2015 at 1:37 pm The start button is in the lower LEFT corner, not the

First you'll need to connect a drive, a USB drive for example. where for art thou!DeleteGary Newell1 June 2014 at 22:33I am glad you have it working. This was on my Acer rather confusing since "Secure Boot" appears on the "Security" screen and the "Boot" screen. check over here Back up Windows There are two steps to backing up Windows: Create a recovery drive for backing up Windows 8.1 Create a file history for backing up personal files For the

Home Top 10 Linux Reviews Tutorials Jargon Buster About Free Games Tuesday, 6 May 2014 Browse: Home Windows Install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1 in 10 easy steps Install Ubuntu 14.04 The boot repair was supposed to fix GRUB issues when one cannot boot Ubuntu (see Boot-Repair in the Ubuntu documentation). OK, so I will end up with a 84Gb (88.857 MB) Ubuntu partition and a 16Gb Swap partition - let's do it … Select the "free space" row that looks like You can make a 3rd partition if you prefer for just your files (documents, media, etc) or a 4th for /tmp, etc.

But I might not have uefi and i don't know if the dual boot will work properly. I would like to give it a shot again, but want to find out if it is possible to install the ubuntu on D (since my PC has two drives). It just same procedure. Its your safety net should something go wrong.

Click on the "Recommended repair". When I booted from my Ubuntu Desktop DVD, I got two choices: "Try Ubuntu" and "Install Ubuntu." Since I had already installed Ubuntu, I chose "Try Ubuntu." Then when I thought Please consider donating in the future if you decide to keep using it … Reply hans Apr 18, 2015 - 7:08 PM - Francisco Comment Link Well hans, Reply hans Mar 28, 2015 - 10:06 AM - prax Comment Link Hi,I have dell3543 laptop which cam with ubuntu 14.04 pre-installed.then I have done clean install of

Set your device to UEFI or UEFI/Legacy mode. I know this would be a senseless act of aggression, though; as probably even he uses a Mac since this stink-bomb of an OS was released. You could of course also consider WUBI, where Ubuntu is installed from within Windows, without the need to repartition etc.