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I have a hp envy dv7 with windows 8 installed from factory and recently upgraded to Windows 8.1.
I have dual booted windows and ubuntu on my last windows 7 laptop, but now I can´t figure it out. On my last laptop I would power it up, press F12 or something and boot it trough the USB drive, and then install trough the option
Install ubuntu side-by-side Windows or would just install it on other partition. And it would work just fine.
Now, with Windows 8.1 I dont get that inicial boot screen that tells me to press F12 to boot from other device, the computer just starts booting really quick (xD).I have to go to settings and select advanced boot and tell him to boot from USB. And when I get to install Ubuntu it doesn´t show the option to install side-by-side with Windows.
I hear some talk about GRUB but I don´t know what that is.
Can someone please give me a hand ?