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I'm very new to Ubuntu (second day using it) so I may not know all the terms of what I'm trying to say.

I set up Ubuntu on a 32GB USB drive with a 25GB partition to save all my data on. This works fine on the computer that I set this up on (runs windows 7), and opens up to

this

and it saves all my data between sessions, etc.

Then I tried plugging it into my other computer (running windows 8). After configuring the BIOS to have USB priority, it boots to

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It doesn't give me an option to boot in persistent mode. It starts up in trial mode, but none of my data or partitions show up. I tried running boot repair, but it didn't seem to do anything.

Why do they boot to different screens, and how can I get my Windows 8 computer to boot in persistent mode?

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Can you provide the details regarding how you created Persistent USB drive? (used unetbootin, Universal USB Installer, etc.) –  Kush Feb 18 '13 at 5:25
    
Yes. I used linuxlive USB creator to create the USB. Then I followed this tutorial to expand the partition past 4GB. –  nk565 Feb 18 '13 at 6:02
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