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I have been trying to install Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 ( 64 Bit ) on a Lenovo twist notebook. I have now installed Windows 8 ( with UEFI, secure boot disabled ) and I am following the instructions in the post below.

Ubuntu 12.10 installer doesn't recognise Windows 8 partition on Toshiba C850 Laptop

The problem is that Ubuntu doesn't recognise that windows is installed and if I ignore this, and proceed by selecting 'other' and go on to partition the free space on the hard disk for Ubuntu, I lose the Windows boot when it's completed. Using Boot Repair doesn't work either so I have to clear it all off using GParted and start over by installing Windows 8 again. What do I have to do to get the Windows install recognised and to install Ubuntu ? Thanks,

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Wait, do you mean no UEFI firmware on your notebook? –  Aryo Adhi May 9 '13 at 9:38
I mean that I have disabled UEFI in the Bios. –  keevill May 9 '13 at 12:11
So your notebook has UEFI and secure boot is disabled... –  Aryo Adhi May 9 '13 at 12:23
That is correct. –  keevill May 9 '13 at 23:39
Just to confirm. UEFI AND Legacy switch is enabled and secure boot is disabled. –  keevill May 10 '13 at 0:23

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