View Full Version : [ubuntu] Problem with installing in Win 8

February 17th, 2013, 11:56 PM
After trying and not being able to install using a cd or through wubi i decided to use a usb and i got to the screen which asked if i wanted to install. But instead it was a lot like a bios theme with a box containing 4 options. I chose install ubuntu and then there was a black screen thats it. I tried it again but with try ubuntu instead but the same black screen came. Help.

February 18th, 2013, 06:12 AM
Is this a computer that came with Windows 8 or one you installed yourself?

Wubi does not work on gpt partitioned drives or Window 8 that is pre-installed.
Grub4dos (which wubi uses) doesn't work with GPT disks (required by UEFI)

wubi only installs as direct download in Windows, not from CD with 12.04