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How do I install Ubuntu?

I recently decided to install Ubuntu as a second option for running my system. When I went to install it I placed it on a drive that is connected via a usb However when i boot up there is no option to go to that drive and it goes strait to windows instead How do I get it to give me an option to boot to ubuntu?

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marked as duplicate by Uri Herrera, Ringtail, jrg Mar 31 '12 at 21:24

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You need to change the boot order in BIOS. http://helpdeskgeek.com/how-to/change-boot-order-xp-vista/ should explain it. Your USB port probably is set lower on the list, so your hard drive always takes precedence.

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