Once booted from your USB drive, you'll see something like this: GNU GRUB version 2.02^beta2-9 ┌───────────────────────────────────────────────────────┐ │ * Try Ubuntu without installing OS 8 Quote 05 Jan 2013 #4 theog View Profile View Forum Posts Senior Member Posts : 5,592 ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1 You can install Windows 7 x64 in dual boot first or Created bootable usb which gets stuck at starting windows and used a dvd which the vaio does not recognise. I am also using a cheap Acer. http://gagc.net/windows-8/window-7-pro-and-windows-8-pro-dual-boot-no-option-at-boot-up.php
Recent Acer News Acer Launches Performance-Oriented Aspire VX 15, V Nitro and GX Series Acer's Predator 21 X Gaming Laptop Starts Shipping This Quarter More... However, it does not appear to support hybernation. I boot it up, holding F12 and even just rebooting without pressing anything, and I get GNU GRUB version 2.02~beta2-9ubuntu1 Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. Once the partition that will install Windows 7 has been decided, Windows will start installing automatically.
Download it from their website, to make sure you get the latest version, or download a copy from Tweaking4All. Select the correct drive at "Select your USB Flash Drive Letter". Change the destination to your USB drive. Boot Repair - Execute these lines in Terminal as well Again a window opens with text that we need to copy and execute in terminal, so repeat the same steps we
As for other UEFI options, as Luis Alvarado mentioned, you might want to try installing Ubuntu with Secure boot enabled. How to Fix Startup Files When Windows 8 Cannot Boot In the Install now interface please choose “Repair you computer” rather than installing Windows: Then choose Startup Repair. Additional Resources Acer Worldwide Acer Support Worldwide Acer Videos Latest Topics Discussions Discussion Categories Laptops Tablets Predator Desktops & Servers Smartphones and Wearables Displays Software and Operating Systems General Discussions Forum Also, if i should do that, when is it right to switch from BIOS to UEFI?
You need to create at least 1 partition for the root system (Which shows as the symbol "/") and set it to Ext4, another for SWAP (Virtual Memory). How To Uninstall Windows 8 And Install Windows 7 Step By Step My computer (Acer Aspire V5 552P) has a priority list in the BIOS ("Boot" screen) which sets the "Windows Boot Manager" as the highest priority. No need to backup those. Creating a Recovery Drive For this you will need a 16 Gb USB Stick (or larger). Interesting question … so you have a UEFI capable BIOS but you're running it in "legacy" mode, and you want to install Ubuntu for dual boot.I have not tried this, but
This does not mean that in your case it will work perfectly, it just means that on my cases, I had a 100% Ubuntu Perfect installation. My Windows 8 is still operationnal but the default boot entry is windows 7. Dual Boot Windows 7 And 8 With Windows 8 Installed First Universal USB installer After clicking "Create" a recap will be shown of the planned actions - please verify them before clicking "Yes". Dual Boot Windows 8.1 And Windows 7 Reply hans May 26, 2015 - 12:40 AM - hans - Author: Comment Link Kim's reply: My G751JY came with UEFI boot set from factory.
The other two looked like none-sense (1Mb partition? 0Mb partition?). Get More Info After searching the web and also using the information I got from this site, I disabled secure boot, deleted the recovery partition and converted GPT partitions to MBR. Installation & Setup Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Windows Pro x64 dual-boot BIOS vs UEFIHello! Black 750gb-&1-1tb/3-3.5 WD Black 1tb hdd's Internet Speed Comcast Ping 19ms 89.31mbps download speed 6.12mbps upload Antivirus Panda Free/ Malwarebytes Pro/ Superantispyware Pro Browser FireFox & Pale moon Other Info 2nd How To Install Windows 7 On Windows 8 Laptop
Also just a note for feature reference it is always best practice to install the oldest operating system first when you are creating a dual booting system. Windows 8 Dual Boot Ubuntu Thanks for looking at this thread. Secure boot would need to be disabled but CSM needs to be activated OS Type has to be anything other than UEFI only.
To see partition style (MBR or GPT) of the disk, please right click the disk, choose “Properties”, and tap on “Volume”. VAIO - Software & Other Operating Systems goshgar Where can I find vaio control center software for ... 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 How To Install Windows 7 On Windows 8 Hp Laptop Select Ubuntu from the "Select a Linux Distribution" drop down.
I'm not sure why Windows 7 and up have not been "addressed" in the standard Ubuntu Installer, it's been around long enough one would think, right? Since it keeps a snapshot, anything you copy or change in Windows 8 from Ubuntu after doing the fake shutdown will be lost (Apart from other issues found HERE). So, I wanted to know how to install Ubuntu on my PC with a Pre-Installed Windows 8 or later on it. http://gagc.net/windows-8/no-option-to-use-windows-8-in-dual-boot-with-windows-7.php Because every new question about this topic is redirected here, I feel obligated to respond.
In the end you should end up with something like this: Click in "Add entry" and you'll receive the result in the bottom left part of the program: Now you have Thanks for the tip! If nothing helps, maybe you can look at the 3rd comment in this "Ask Ubuntu" topic "How To safely uninstall Ubuntu and restore Windows 8?" by Rob Smith. It was very helpful.
After restart you'll find that you're booting Windows just like Linux was not installed at all, after that follow the scenario in which Linux was installed first described below. So I guess that will do for the time being.Thank you very much for your time and help though!Cheers,lolero Reply lolero Feb 26, 2015 - 10:36 AM - hans - Microsoft has given such a warning in its official website: You must install the older operating system first, and then install the more recent operating system. You are only disabling the part that creates the most problem between Windows and Linux, which is the one that prevents Ubuntu from booting correctly.
I am able to create the partitions as instructed and everything runs normal.I noticed that when I try the installation process after the error message comes up, the root and swap Boot times for Windows 7 are unaffected and the boot menu will be displayed each time you turn on or reboot the computer. For Windows 7 however, it will look very different, and it most certainly does not exist under Windows XP. Reply Johnny Apr 13, 2015 - 2:51 AM - hans - Author: Comment Link Hi Johnny, Well, I'll admit that I haven't done a dual boot in years with a "classic"
Select the advanced options if you come up with a problem. It seems UEFI is not setup at factory. And that is unless the manufacture of the machine has not locked out win-7/ Vista installs. To critique or request clarification from an author, leave a comment below their post. - From Review –David Foerster Jan 6 '16 at 12:37 @DavidFoerster, we have spent hours