To get Grub to appear, I had to give my hard-disk hghest priority by moving it to the first position. In this part I can't help much since each BIOS is different for each Motherboard model. But thank you for your help! Reply hans Apr 25, 2015 - 4:16 AM - Muhammad Ajmal Comment Link Hi, I have ubuntu 14.04 LTS and windows 8.1 on my dell laptop. this contact form
The problem appeared when I rebooted. Maybe it will be helpful for someone having this issue. For example, use a live-USB of Boot-Repair-Disk-64bit (www.sourceforge.net/p/boot-repair-cd), after making sure your BIOS is set up to boot USB in EFI mode." Please help! As I understand from your comment, you cannot boot from the USB drive with your Windows backup.Somewhere I've read that you'd need to disable the secure boot in your BIOS to https://www.eightforums.com/installation-setup/65116-unable-boot-dual-os-win-8-1-a.html
As far as I can see, boot-repair is normally needed in a setup like this, but for some reason it either did fix your Grub/boot or it was not needed for share|improve this answer answered May 14 '14 at 3:45 community wiki user220402 add a comment| up vote 6 down vote I had some trouble documented here. I've seen with other computers that "Secure Boot" kind-a forces to boot into an Operating System that is know and secure according to the manufacturer … which typically excludes pretty much
To properly make a bootable USB you need to download RUFUS. This is done in the installation part where it asks you if you want to install on a desired partition or used the Advanced Options. If you screwed up and rebooted anyway: reboot your computer and boot from the Ubuntu USB stick. We can install Ubuntu 12.04.2 (64 bit versions) onwards with SecureBoot enabled.
look here, you may need to run boot-repair askubuntu.com/a/228069/167115 also, help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair and finally everydaylinuxuser.com/2013/09/… –mchid Mar 14 '15 at 22:19 Yes, installing syslinux isn't going to solve this problem Will I be able to dual boot with Linux?...I have an X86 system with Linux (Ubuntu) and Windows 8.1 OS dual boot. Some things first: The usual setup for people who have dual boot configurations with Linux being one of the OSs that the machine has installed is to have a Linux bootloader Next go to the new Terminal window you just opened, right click in the window and choose "Paste".
Step 5: Disable secureboot in Windows 10 and 8.1 This is the most important step. i had forgotten to change boot mode and boot priority in BIOS to UEFI and UEFI First, and also 'Optimize for' from 'other OS' to 'Win8 64bit.. The only problem (more an annoyance) is that every time I want to change system I need to go to the BIOS setup and enable or disable UEFI. Also, Remix OS is stuck at logo bootloop in Resident mode.
Next thing you could try is to do a regular factory restore so the boot manager gets wiped, and after that restore your Windows from USB - this might be your I don't have any installation disc can I fix this by booting to Ubuntu? This will somehow avoid potential OS damage caused by M$ UEFI boot option. Please note that "Secure Boot" is not a requirement for any Operating System (as far as I know), rather an attempt by hardware manufacturers to get PC's more "secure" … (can you
PS have a look at this link: help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI –bcbc Nov 26 '12 at 19:27 Ubuntu did not support SecureBoot when 12.04 was released. weblink Press ENTER to execute this last line as well. Yes, this laptop should be able to run virtual machines (using VMWare, Parallels, or VirtualBox).Specially the fact that it's quad core will help! 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
In this message you're asked to copy and paste the statements displayed and execute them in Terminal.
I will not spent too much time on this particular backup method, I store all my files on my NAS, so anything on my computer can go anyway.
I was wondering if this process mentioned here will work in my laptop for setting up a dual boot system with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ?
Then you can boot both OS from the same UEFI mode.
How can waiting 24 hours to change the password again be secure? We are going to split that partition in 2 parts, one for Ubuntu and one for Swap. Any help would be appreciated. http://wisteme.com/unable-to/unable-to-boot.html Intel uses those as well.
I want to see the menu to select the OS when I turn on the system.How do I install Mac OS along side Windows as a dual boot?I want to install In some cases you will be able to find both, it will show in the BIOS as an option called Secure Boot or Enable UEFI. NOTE: with UEFI and GPT disks this may be different though, but I have no way of trying it out.
Before installing Ubuntu you should really try it first.
Anyhow, your laptop should do just fine with that … if I found the spec correctly, it has an Intel i5, which supports 64 bit. Step 4: Disable fast startup in Windows [optional] Windows 8 introduced a new feature called "fast startup" for quick boot. I didn't understand the question properly!!. This should then solve any Dual Boot problems related to Windows 8 + Ubuntu, but I again encourage anyone with problems (same or new) to file a bug report as mentioned
Depending on your disk space and Ubuntu needs, you can of course decide on different values. If the PC does not load Ubuntu (but instead loads Windows, for example, as in Bug #1050940), or if the Windows entry in the GRUB 2 menu does not boot Windows At the end of the process, Ubuntu will ask to reboot your computer - DO NOT REBOOT and stay in the Ubuntu Live environment. his comment is here Hopefully this is the case for yours as well, and you might be able to boot from USB.
There might be a little difference between desktop and laptop computers, hence I will explain first for the desktop (easier) version. The described method can also be used to run Ubuntu from a USB stick, which works very well when using USB 3.0. I was searching for this!! More details for Acer equipment, read this article "How to Enable or Disable Secure Boot" on the Acer website.
So I'll just go through 2 different setups: When you install Windows first: In this case when you're installing your Linux distribution, if it allows you to install the bootloader in Ubuntu Setup - Location In the next screen you'll have to select your location - you can type your location to see if it's in the list or find a location near you. For those who'd like to try Freya OS, simply enter "0" dollar at the download and you can download it for free. I'll list them for easier read here: Ubuntu ISO burned to a USB or DVD (we'll see it) Windows backup (optional) Windows 10 bootable USB (optional yet recommended as it will
Set it to "ON" and click the now functional button "Backup Now". Warning: this will only backup your files from "My Documents"! It a really simple nice os Reply Francisco Apr 19, 2015 - 2:18 AM - hans - Author: Comment Link Hi Francsico! Reply hans Dec 17, 2014 - 1:09 PM - maikel Comment Link When i use boot repair it gives a error, "The current session is in Legacy mode. Note that this partition must be an active type partition.
You know how to burn a LiveCD, LiveDVD or LiveUSB from within Windows 8. Windows 8.1 - How to get to Recovery Tools From the "Recovery" window, select the "Create a recovery drive" option. Thanks for the tip! The following is a small guide to install Ubuntu with a Pre-Installed Windows 8 or 10 system.
On EFI systems, Windows can only be installed to GPT disks. (see screenshot below) That is because Windows can only be installed to GPT disk in UEFI Boot Mode, but you It's no problem, obviously, if you have two hard drives, for example, an SSD and an HDD.