I bought a Compaq pc with Windows 8 a few months ago and now I want to install Ubuntu but still keep Windows 8. I tried Webi but when my pc restarts it read ERROR 0x000007b. I know that Windows 8 has a thing about not letting you have Ubuntu but I still want to have both OS without actually losing all my data. How can I do this?

  • I have Ubuntu 12.10 in a USB and I'm trying to boot it from my USB – Nandito104 Mar 1 '13 at 22:46
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    Are you asking how to boot Ubuntu, or how to install it to your hard disk once you've booted an Ubuntu live USB? It seems likely Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system will help you, but beyond that, you'll probably have to provide some clarification, to get an answer here. – Eliah Kagan Mar 1 '13 at 22:48

I can´t say much about Wubi but how did you create your Live-USB? I had Problems with LiLu and Pendrive, try to create the live-usb with UNetbootin if it still doesn´t work try to disable fast startup in Windows8.

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