For your 2nd question you should get a boot menu with a choice to boot Windows or Ubuntu. Installing and activating another Windows 8. Oh, fast startup is disabled as well. Something I need to get I think. Thanks for the guide that I follow specifically — and did some other stuff like disable FastBoot and SecureBoot — except for the menu boot with Macrium, which gave me an error, but I have an image on an external drive. The 1st part will remain as the C drive and the second part will be used by Ubuntu.
Test out the keyboard layout that you have chosen by typing into the box provided. The options too choose and screen shots are different with v2. Maybe some Windows 8 shipped like that too? I see the ubuntu partition from efibootmgr as 0000. The first time I did it, I went through and downloaded a file and clicked finish in the box you said would come up, but neither boot menu will load. Press any key to reboot the system. Secure boot is enabled, but it was before too when I was running Ubuntu.
My desktop is Lenovo Ideapad 700. Regards from Brasil I'm having the same issue with an Acer Aspire R14. Your instructions to click on select, trouble is my computer wants to what file, you pointedly left out what file I need to input to continue, I assume it is some iso and my computer says no iso file exists. You can also choose to reformat the drive using the instructions below. All I need to do is disable SecureBoot and follow this tutorial end to end and I'm done, is it? However, if you're upgrading a device running Windows 8. Hi Gary, Thank you for this tutorial, it is very helpful!!! It's also difficult to set up more than four partitions.
No luck with that either. First, I tried to install 14. When I reboot there's no option or boot menu and I get straight into Windows 10. If you want to reinstall Windows 8 you can download and make a bootable Win8 boot stick from the Mickey Soft website free if you have your Win8 Product key once you make the boot stick with win8 you can use it again and again. The fast-startup has been turned off. It would require a backup of your data to do this and not lose your data, etc. Would you have any suggestions on removing Ubuntu, leaving Windows 10 partition intact and replacing Ubuntu with Ubuntu Studio? To answer your question the C drive will be split into 2.
After uninstalling wubi, There is no bcd path that see's Ubuntu and windows boots straight to windows10. Hey Gary, Thanks for the nice tutorial…. They also don't know so many options. There is also a message which states that no other operating systems have been found on my computer. Any help will be appreciated. I ended up running into an issue that I'm not sure I have the knowledge recover from. Shrink Windows To Make Space For Ubuntu If your computer only has one hard drive you will need to shrink your Windows 10 partition in order to make space for Ubuntu.
They have a spectacular inability to communicate to ordinary guys. This should solve the problem if you are not able to do the following steps Please let me know if this helped you. I went through the steps as you instructed, did not even see Ubuntu on the boot list, downloaded and ran boot repair that didn't change anything, then gave it the hail-mary pass, rebooted and hoped for the best — and every thing works perfectly! If you are worried though use the backup tool recommended as part of this guide. But when I restarted the system it again booted with Windows and there is no option to choose Ubuntu. I plan to write a guide for this scenario.
It is basically a lazy load. My boss bought me a nice new laptop, but we found out that some programs don't run well on Win10. The first 3 times were very easy over the internet. You need to use older versions or other tools in this case. You now have no way of getting Windows back without buying either the Windows 8 disk which costs around £90 or a Windows 10 disk which costs £199. Or was there an easy method using command line to uninstall the Microsoft language folders or font files? Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount.
It was repaired using the information in this link explorer. I continued with the install and when I loaded the efibootmgr, it said that efi is not supported in this system. This option lets you keep the existing partition style. Download the free lite edition of WinToFlash from. It supports Windows 10,8 and 7.