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I was using Ubuntu for the past 7 years in my desktop computer.And now I got a new Sony Vaio Laptop.But still now I love to use Ubuntu. I've downloaded Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit version to install in my Vaio. But its not loading the DVD when I try rebooting. My Vaio is built in with Windows 8.1. Any idea on how to Install Ubuntu 14.10 64bit version alongside Windows 8.1 ?

Look at my Laptop Specifications.

  • Processor : Intel i5
  • Architecture : 64Bit
  • Current OS : Windows 8.1
  • RAM : 4GB
  • Brand : Sony
  • Model : SVF15319

Hope You can help.Please help me fixing this !

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Probably, your problem is orginated from BIOS preferences. Go to BIOS and do the followings:

  • Go to BOOT label
  • Replace Legacy BIOS with UEFI
  • Save and Exit

After you did these, I think you can do dual boot easily.

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  • I know this.But the problem is that there is no option to go to BIOS in a VAIO I think. I've tried pressing F2 and F10 while loading. But it just shows me the VAIO badge and on bottom a windows 8 style loader. Not showing anything else – Nived Kannada Nov 22 '14 at 12:35
  • Couldn't even go to BIOS.Then how ? – Nived Kannada Nov 22 '14 at 12:35
  • Its impossible to not go to BIOS. Okay dont worry, we gonna find out a way – wolfgangs Nov 22 '14 at 12:39
  • could you try to press f1, f2, f10, f12, del, esc on same time. Probably, you gonna find i am sure about that:) "CONSTANTLY" – wolfgangs Nov 22 '14 at 12:41
  • Will it make any problems if I press these together ? – Nived Kannada Nov 22 '14 at 12:42

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