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I have here a new system with win 8 RTM (Release to Manufacturers). Im not really working on windows, but I have to use this pc. There is another free partition so I could install ubuntu 12.04. I did this always with a win vista/7 system and then people can dualboot.

Now do I have to be careful with win 8? Or am I doing the same stuff as I did it on a win 7 hdd?

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You should always be careful when you're altering the system configuration and partitions. Apart from that I don't think that you should run into troubles with your specific demand. Just make sure to use the correct partition for your installation. – cauon Oct 8 '12 at 15:47
What about the UEFI secure boot that supposed to block users from dual booting? any successful installs with win8? – kmassada Oct 8 '12 at 15:49
Oh right, UEFI secure...thats not good. – Markus Oct 8 '12 at 21:57

you can also read this thread :


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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. – hexafraction Oct 8 '12 at 17:45

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