Dual boot with Windows 8 on Toshiba failed

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at comcast.net
Thu Oct 10 15:05:23 UTC 2013

On 10/10/2013 09:39 AM, Paul Cartwright wrote:
> On 10/10/2013 10:34 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
>> On 10 October 2013 15:23, Wes James<comptekki at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Aha, that'll be it.
>> Except for non-PC-compatible things like Itanium machines and
>> Chromebooks, all PCs have BIOS emulation in UEFI so that they can boot
>> DOS and older versions of Windows. I did not think you could turn that
>> off.
>> But almost everyone makes it possible to turn off SecureBoot, or else
>> your buyers cannot change from Windows 8 to anything else - which
>> would be very unpopular.
> google EUFI and dual-booting..
> To install Ubuntu on a UEFI computer, follow the 1st paragraph
> ofhttps://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI>
> --
> Paul Cartwright
> Registered Linux User #367800 and new counter #561587

That was the page I used as a guide to install 13.10.

Regards,  Jim

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