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I have a windows 8 Gateway desktop PC and I was wanting to install Ubuntu (13.10) on it.

Firstly I created a bootable USB using PenDriveLinux, the process was successful, and when I plug the flashdrive in using windows 7 AND 8, it is no longer recognized as TOSHIBA 8GB, but Install Ubuntu (H:), whenever I go into the BIOS of the Gateway PC, I set my removable disk as the first boot priority, and disable secure boot, and Launch CSM was set to always, and even after all these setting changes I still boot into windows 8.

I did notice that the motherboard in the Gateway PC was an exclusive motherboard, I don't know if that means anything but it is very frustrating and I would like some help to resolve this issue.

Thanks in advance, Gage

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marked as duplicate by user68186, Eric Carvalho, karel, Warren Hill, Radu Rădeanu Mar 19 '14 at 17:33

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

Are you using 64bit version of Ubuntu 13.10? – user68186 Mar 18 '14 at 14:47

This is a problem in Windows 8 because of the UEFI system. Boot into win8 and browse to the CD. Start the wubi installer and do as it says. It will then install Ubuntu. Cheers!
Note: Use the wubi installer only if you have upgraded from an older windows system.

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thought it would work nice cuz i installed 13.10 alongside win8 on my friend's pc and it worked perfectly – user247696 Mar 18 '14 at 15:00
Yeah his pc was upgraded from XP to 8. Thanks for the info never knew dat :) – user247696 Mar 18 '14 at 15:14

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