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Dual Boot XP/W8 And Maybe Linux

Computer 2: Notebook, bought 2014 Acer Switch 10, WIN 8.1. Thanks for posting the solution and your hardware as well! The one time it let me access the BIOS by repeatedly hitting Esc. All these dual boot scenarios IMO call for installing your preferred HOST SYSTEM and then running the others as Virtual machines rather than dual boot - that way you don't have Source

Install Ubuntu from the Live CD on the "empty" space on your harddisk. Here's my boot-repair output again!ReplyDeleteAnonymous4 November 2013 at 09:14I always had dual boot i.e. In the command prompt window type the following and press ENTER: bcdedit /set "{bootmgr}" path \EFI\ubuntu\grubx64.efi You can now close the command prompt and reboot your computer. So I look online and find out there is a config file you can 'commit' a line out of for the 'grub timeout' or something, so I do that.

w8 boots through grub shell, but not from menu2Can't boot Debian with windows installed first2Dual Boot Linux and Windows 7 with GRUB1How to dual boot windows 8?1dual boot windows XP/debian, I I tried installing ubuntu on my Acer laptop and made some mistakes, and unfortunately lost the entire OS. I shut down and get the boot option again, Ubuntu or Windows.However, if I select windows, when I shut down, it automatically boots back into Windows with no option to choose What a really thorough and well done article.

This is why I recommend backups first though.DeleteReplytim Lazenby1 December 2013 at 12:48Hi Ive done everuthing you set out in the instructions, however when I restart with the USB with Ubuntu First we will use a little program called "Boot Repair" which by default is NOT installed, so we will have to install it. If you are multi-booting, say two (2) MS Windows OS's and two (2) Linux OS's, install the MS Windows OS's as per #1. share|improve this answer answered Nov 4 '13 at 20:30 topet2k12001 114 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign

As you've probably noticed, i'm new and i need help. I didn't even consider that since I didn't make that change. Ubuntu Setup - Installing …. ReplyDeletemrspareparts12 November 2013 at 19:44It feels awesome to read such informative and unique articles on your websites I like the way you have presented the topic.

You can also turn off the hot corners, or whatever it's called. On a 16GB machine you can run a load more. When completed, click "Continue" and installation will start. The 64-bit AMD (Mac) version is a special 64-bit version for MacOS X computers, so don't confuse that with the regular 64-bit version.

I followed this guide step by step and now have a working dual-boot (Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8.1). Reply hans Mar 28, 2015 - 3:05 PM Comment Link PingBack:[…] // […] Mar 30, 2015 - 5:59 PM - gov Comment Link Hi, Thank Reply Muhammad Ajmal Apr 25, 2015 - 4:55 AM - hans - Author: Comment Link Hi Muhammad, The only way I'm aware of is following Step 7 in this guide to Search for a program called 'Hashtab' for finding and comparing the SHA1.But you can't 'downgrade' without first wiping your current system (except to what you 'upgraded' from, making and keeping a

DeleteReplyTarmizi Achmad15 November 2013 at 05:05thx...ReplyDeleteThe Eu28 November 2013 at 18:25Hi! this contact form Then I found out it would let me do that if I set a password for dontknowwhat. The Dell Inspiron 3521 has 6 gigabytes of RAM, an Intel core I3 processor, a 1 terabyte hard-drive and a 15.1 inch display. Please help.

Version 12.04 is a long term support release which means you can install it now and it will still receive updates in 4 years time. The long term support releases are great but consider that the last LTS version was back at version 10 which pre-dates Unity. how-to ? have a peek here Click "Continue" after selecting the "Something else" option.

Does iptables not work with long-named network interfaces? It did after I reverted the effects of the sed command on the configure file (i.e. "saucy" back to "trusty") - boot repair did not output any command for me to Can anybody let me known how can I do that without loosing my data and affecting ubuntu?

Could this have to do with the fact that I am using a USB 3.0 drive?ReplyDeleteRepliesGary Newell5 January 2014 at 21:07It is certainly worth trying another drive to see if that

Select the option "Try Ubuntu without installing". All these dual boot scenarios IMO call for installing your preferred HOST SYSTEM and then running the others as Virtual machines rather than dual boot - ...Modern hardware will run these The machine was fast, worked great and was cheap. Can I watch Battlestar Galactica 2003 without knowing the original 1978 series?

Gary you present the option for the middle path. The time now is 06:50. When it works, it works quite well, but when it doesn't it's a PIA. Check This Out Now I have 2 swap partitions.Any idea how I can resolve these issues ?

At the end there was no boot menu and Ubuntu would always boot (note: i DID turn off safe boot; that means changing bios "UEFI" to "legacy boot").Now I ran the Create a bootable USB drive with Ubuntu on it Download Ubuntu You can download Ubuntu from