Window 8 in efi mode and Ubuntu in legacy bios mode

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at
Tue Oct 22 15:39:29 UTC 2013

On 10/22/2013 09:19 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 22 October 2013 15:15, Jim Byrnes <jf_byrnes at> wrote:
>> Win 8 is already installed using efi
> This may not be helpful, but if I were you, I'd blow Win8 away &
> install Win7 if you actually want to dual-boot.
> It is now widely-believed that Win7 is going to be the next XP - IOW,
> the last version that almost everyone likes & MS consequently can't
> kill off. I think it will be supported for some years yet. :¬)

I already decided that would be my backup plan when I started down this 
road again .  I'm going to bang my head against this problem a little 
while longer to see if I can solve it though.

Regards,  Jim

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