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BIOS not recognizing hard drives

For starters, I have this laptop: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3184129 "ASUS G75VW-DS71 Laptop Computer - 3rd generation Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz, ...
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How to install on Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D

i would like to know how to instsll install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15 D that have Windows 8 based on UEFI firmwares and have hidden partitions for recovery, so i saw a lot of YouTube ...
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Boot-repair: “You have to give the partition where EFI files are located.”

I'm using the 64 bit ISO of Boot-repair to deal with UEFI. I followed Boot repair asking for 64 bit iso - what do I do with it? and I was able to do almost everything in it. I'm stumped at this point: ...
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Kubuntu 14.04: i686 version to run on Win8 64bit laptop?

Am existing Kubuntu user. I am about to install Kubuntu 14.04 on a new(ish) Dell Inspirion 17 7000. Its currently running Windows 8.0 64bit, so I presume its in UEFI mode. I'd like to keep Win8 on it ...
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Errors after installing UEFI Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot with Windows 8 64-bit

This is a possible duplicate question, but I wanted to ask for more opinions to proceed further, because I am not exactly a linux-guru, just an average user. I have a new ASUS x550LA notebook with ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit; strange boot results

I recently installed Ubuntu 64-bit on a new hard drive by first creating a FAT 32 partition for the UEFI boot partition to be installed on, and then running the install via an Ubuntu bootable jump ...
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“You have installed on Sda7 a Linux version which is not EFI-compatible”

You have installed on Sda7 a Linux version which is not EFI-compatible. It is probably incompatible with your computer. Please install an EFI-compatible system. For example Linux-secure-remix-64bit ...
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Installation from DVD of 13.10 stops with kernel panic [closed]

I had to re-install Ubuntu from scratch. It has 13.04 (I had a heck of a time getting 13.04 installed) but won't run all the programs I want, so I decided to upgrade to 13.10. Troubles... Not ...
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Dual-boot Ubuntu and Windows 8 (only boots from “Windows Boot UEFI Recovery”) [duplicate]

Yesterday I was finally able to install ubuntu 12.04.3 (64 bits) on my pre-installed Windows 8 (64 bits) Lenovo Ideapad Z500 (if that is of any help). I'll just explain the problem that I have now and ...
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Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Dual-boot Configuration

I am considering helping my friend install Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS on her laptop. Windows 8 is pre-installed (I do not know which version) and my plan is to install 12.04 LTS in dual-boot configuration ...
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Can't install Ubuntu and Windows 7 x64 on same system - MBR UEFI issue

I'm trying to install Windows 7x64 and Ubuntu 13.04 x64 side by side on a laptop. I've successfully installed each on the laptop. However, when Windows is installed and I try to install ubuntu it ...
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Install Ubuntu on ASUS K55N(UEFI) laptop

I recently bought an Asus K55N-DB81 laptop, which uses UEFI. When I boot in UEFI mode onto the installation disk and select "Install Ubuntu", the computer outputs onto the screen "binary whitelisted". ...
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64-bit desktop ISO vs 32-bit desktop ISO: EFI vs legacy boot mode

So my understanding is that Ubuntu desktop 13.04 ISO comes in two flavors: 32-bit (supporting only legacy boot mode) 64-bit (supporting only EFI boot) Is this correct? What I want is a single ...
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daul boot between linux and windows [duplicate]

I have installed the 32 bit version of ubuntu while I should have installed the 64-bit version of ubuntu. I am trying to have a daul boot between windows 8 and linux. The problem comes when I am ...
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Can't install Ubuntu in Windows 8

I’ve been trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit edition on an ASUS (K53Z) laptop. I have Windows 8 64-bit installed in a non UEFI mode (I think since it starts-up with the Windows logo and I don’t ...
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Raring doesn't boot after EFI install

I'm trying to install 13.04 64-bit server on an AMD Fusion based System (C60M1-i). Installation medium is a USB Stick created with unetbootin (or, better: several of them already). Ubuntu Live boots ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on my Windows 8 computer without any CD or USB drive?

Read entire post CAREFULLY before answering. This question will make you confused if you don't. Information (May skip :P) OS : Windows NT 6.2 (Windows 8 K) Equipped hard disk Total 1TB, 1 disk C: ...
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Inspiron 7520 Suspend/hibernate problem Ubuntu 64 bit

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit, booting with UEFI. I am experiencing a problem since I have begun to use my computer linux. The problem is that the timer goes wrong when I awake my computer ...
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Trouble Installing 12.10 on a GA-990FXA-UD3 Base Machine: Network and USB Don't Work

I've spent two days pulling my hair out trying to get Ubuntu to install correctly on a new machine I built using a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 motherboard. Ubuntu seems to install fine, however, neither ...
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After install ubuntu 12.10 cannot boot to windows 8 ( pre-installed)

recently I have bought a lenovo z580 with pre installed windows 8 and I have installed ubuntu 12.10 ( secure boot was enabled when I was installing ubuntu after the installation I disabled it) I can ...
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Manual intervention required for booting - How do I automate this?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running exclusively on my aspire one 756 netbook, I downloaded the 64bit iso and made my install on a usb-stick. First issue: it did not boot automatically from that stick, I had ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 UEFI Partition Boot Fail [closed]

I've built a new system, and I want to take full advantage of UEFI and Ubuntu. So I install Ubuntu, and try to boot from it, and my BIOS (Asus EZ Mode / Advanced Mode) simply says "No bootable medium ...
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Installation from USB stick on UEFI-based system

How can I install Ubuntu from USB stick on a UEFI-based x86-64 system? Documentation for this topic doesn't look very friendly.