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I use laptop Acer Aspire 4738. I try many solutions:

First: I have Windows 7 - 64 bit, want install Ubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit (ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso, use USB creat tools: Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.5.6.exe) along-side, but can't install.

Second: I have Windows 8.1 - 64 bit, want install Ubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit (ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso, use USB creat tools: Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.5.6.exe) along-side, but can't install.

Third: I have Windows 8.1 - 64 bit, want install Ubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit (ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso, use USB creat tools: unetbootin-windows-608.exe) along-side, but can't install.

Forth: I have Windows 8.1 - 64 bit, want install Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit (ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64.iso, use USB creat tools: Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.5.6.exe) along-side, but can't install. My intent is install version 13.10, then update to 14.04 LTS

Fifth: I have Windows 8.1 - 64 bit, want install Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit (ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64.iso, use USB creat tools: unetbootin-windows-608.exe) along-side, but can't install.

... and so forth... One year ago and many times ago, I install Windows 8 64 bit and Ubuntu 13.10 normally, and no problem. This time, When I install ubuntu from USB boot, there are 3 options, I try First option, but Install progress don't remember install state.

Please help me, I don't try "Install Ubuntu replace Windows", I want install Ubuntu along-side Windows. Any ideas are appreciated.(My CD/DVD driver can't burn disc, I have only USB)

Update: I try:H:\wubi.exe --force-wubi to install Ubuntu 13.10 inside Windows, successful, but I really don't like this (want dual-boot, alongside). I have been disabled Hibernate. enter image description here

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  • what do you mean "can't install"? please explain: why can't you install? – mchid Sep 30 '14 at 10:38
  • @mchid, Can't install Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) and 13.10 (64 bit) along-side Windows 7 and windows 8 from USB – Do Nhu Vy Sep 30 '14 at 11:54
  • Donhuvy, Wubi will still install etc. it just does not write an entry to the MBR, thus on boot you do not recognize it. If you want to dual boot, within Window's make a partition, boot to a live USB, select something else and then format only the partition you want. This will let Linux write to the MBR that window's is using, and thus allows you to boot to both. – DankyNanky Oct 11 '14 at 2:19
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Please refer to this question here on a detailed guide on installing Ubuntu alongside Window's 8.

Now with the methods you have stated are all good and well, but you have not mentioned why you cannot install. Are you not able to get to the menu to install, does it install and not recognize etc? If you'd like, have a look at this post on my blog- (or this phenomenal link) it should demonstrate an easy guide to dual-boot with Window's 8.

Now I am in no way, shape or form an expert on Linux (so the post I did is probably really incorrect), so I will re-inforce you read up on this answer and add more details on the issue you are having with your install. Sorry I could not comment, I know this isn't an "answer".

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    @donhvy The CMD LET not supported means you do not need to worry about Secure Boot. If this is the case, and you want to dual boot, can you shrink your HDD, make a partition and install to that. It will perform the same actions as WUBI. – DankyNanky Oct 1 '14 at 9:13
  • Thank you, I have been formatted entire hard disk. The problem is needing at least 2 primary partions. – Do Nhu Vy Oct 11 '14 at 10:24
  • I'm sorry. What's the problem there? – DankyNanky Oct 11 '14 at 10:57

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