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Here's a Reddit thread detailing my problem a bit more. I can provide more information if needed.

Hi! I've installed Ubuntu as my OS because I needed a working OS to get a new Windows disk. I've already referred to this thread for help, but I get stuck on the actually installing Windows part; my computer skips over booting from my Windows CD while it can boot from my Ubuntu Live CD just fine. Any ideas? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Which version of Windows? If Win8 or Win8.1, is UEFI enabled? –  K7AAY Jan 30 at 4:12

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You will need to change your boot order. When you first turn on your computer your first screen will show a brand name (usually the brand name of the motherboard in your computer).

From that screen you should see a list of options at the bottom in one of those options should lead you to change the boot order of your computer. You will want your "CD/DVD" option to be the first option.

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