Dual boot with Windows 8 on Toshiba failed

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at comcast.net
Thu Oct 10 15:01:14 UTC 2013

On 10/10/2013 09:23 AM, Wes James wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 8:17 AM, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 10 October 2013 15:05, Wes James <comptekki at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I had a user ask me to put linux on a laptop,  I put xubuntu 13.04 on,
>> but
>>> had to disable uefi to boot in to xubuntu then enable uefi to boot in to
>>> win8.  If you just want ubuntu, try disabling uefi in the bios.
>> Do you mean, disable and re-enable SecureBoot?
>> I do not want to quibble but I am concerned about your use of words.
>> UEFI is a kind of firmware. It replaces a BIOS. You can't disable it -
>> it is built into the computer. And you can't go into the BIOS on a
>> computer with UEFI - it has no BIOS, it has UEFI instead.
> You are right.   I think it was secureboot.  This laptop had several
> settings and I had to fiddle around with them.  One was to boot in BIOS
> mode - this must be some kind of bios emulation if uefi is the standard on
> the laptops that have uefi  I think I left the uefi on, but had to toggle
> the secureboot.
> -wes

I disabled secure boot before installing 13.10 for the first time.

Regards, Jim

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