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Windows 10 upgrade attempt destroyed both my Ubuntu and itself (windows 8.1). How do I wipe/format my hard drive to start fresh and try again?

I had been dual-booting with Ubuntu and windows 8.1 for a while now without issue. However, when attempting my free upgrade to windows 10, it killed both. I am not entirely sure why, but it looks like ...
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How to install Ubuntu in parallel with Windows 10?

How to install Ubuntu in parallel with Windows 10? The wubi installer doesn't work and even the Boot from USB when trying to install does not process
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how do I do a partition? [duplicate]

I have a windows 8 Acer aspire one AO756 with a 320GB HDD. I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB stick and I want to keep Windows in case I need it for some programs. I have no idea what to ...
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My USB is blank on boot screen

So I just got a new Toshiba Satellite, running windows 8. I made sure to use the universal USB maker, (Forgot the name but it was the one recommended) And it seems to be fine.... It has all the files ...
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I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 to dual boot with Windows 7, but upon startup, the grub menu does not appear and boots into Windows 7

I am running a single SSD. My motherboard has UEFI bios, though I'm not sure that helps. I've tried holding shift on multiple startups without success.
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GRUB menu does not show after shutting down and restarting from Ubuntu on a Sony Vaio with pre-installed Windows 8 dual-booted with Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 with Windows 8 on my Vaio. When I shut down from Windows and start the laptop, I get the GRUB menu and can select between booting with Windows and Ubuntu. However, after ...
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No alongside option [duplicate]

I want to install Xubuntu on a Sony Vaio Fit 14. I followed the this guide, but when I want to install it from live USB there is no alongside option. I guess it´s because I have more than 4 primary ...
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Need help in Installing Ubuntu on Laptop with Secureboot

I just purchased HP G049AU whose configuration is : - AMD A8 - 4 GB RAM I checked that secureboot is enabled. I want to completely remove Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04.1 I would like to know : Can ...
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How to dualboot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I replaced my CD/DVD with a 2nd HDD using an HDD/SSD IDE to SATA adapter rack. I would like to know if i can have these configuration: Windows 8.1 licensed on first hardisk Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on the ...
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trouble dual booting an Acer Aspire V17

I have an Acer V17 nitro, with I7, GeForce 860M, 1TB HDD, 16 GB RAM, backlit keyboard and Windows 8.1 How do I achieve a dual boot with this new laptop? i was able to achieve dual boot, windows 8.1 ...
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can't install ubuntu along with windows 8.1 [duplicate]

respected person I have an laptop hp pavilion g6-2312 ax,runs windows 8.1(uefi boot loader) actually wanted to install ubuntu along with windows 8.1 and came to know that ubuntu runs on mbr and don't ...
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How to remove Ubuntu from boot screen?

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Windows 8, and in the installation wizard I chose "Help me boot from CD". Now I have something like this when I restart the computer: If I click Ubuntu I get ...
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Windows 8.1 wont boot after installing ubuntu 14.04 (2 drives separate drives)

I have windows 8.1 64bit on my ssd and I installed ubuntu 14.04 64bit on a second hard drive. The PC boots the drive that is first in boot order. Thats the only way to choose OS. What can i do to make ...
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Ubuntu wont run on Windows 8.1

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on windows 8.1 with no flash drive or CD and resarted my computer. when i tried to pick ubuntu as my os i shortly got a error screen saying that ubuntu is missing ...
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I have installed ubuntu 12.04.2 64-bit, but it still not opening after installation [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 alongside Windows 8 (pre-installed,default in laptop). After installing and restarting, only Windows 8 opens, I don't see Ubuntu.

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