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Disable hibernation and Fast startup in Windows - open command prompt as administrator and execute : powercfg /h off. Open Windows Control Panel -> Power Settings -> uncheck Fast startup. In case it is not visible - enable show hidden settings. Shutdown the machine completely, do NOT reboot. Start the computer, boot into the BIOS and select the USB ...


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If you have your bootable USB ready, you can set the boot order in your BIOS. The difficulty could be accessing the BIOS. In theory, you should just have to shut down the laptop, press the power button and immediately start tapping the F2 key or maybe F12 or F10 to bring up the BIOS. However, you may run into problems. According to this site: "By default, ...


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You have your Windows 8.1 installed in Legacy Mode and Legacy Mode does not support more than 4 primary partitions. More on UEFI vs Legacy You already have 4 primary partitions created (namely C, E, F & system reserved). Ubuntu installer can't create a fifth primary partition to install Ubuntu on. You can do any one of the following. 1 : Delete one ...


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As long as you have free space on the hard drive directly after your Ubuntu partition then you can extend it as much as you have space. Your files will be safe, however, it's always a must to backup your data before doing any operation with your partitions. A wrong key stroke could be disastrous. If you don't have space behind your Ubuntu partition, and ...


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I installed (rather upgraded win 7 to 10). Formatted the Ubuntu drive, from windows explorer. Still after that, GNU Grub was showing the Ubuntu options. To enable me auto-restarting in Win 10, Logged into Win 10 Press Win+X Open Command Prompt (Admin) c:\> bootsect /nt60 <drive name>: /mbr Thats it. Hope it helps Ganesh Kondal



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