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Thread: Dual boot linux windows8

  1. #1
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    Dual boot linux windows8

    I'm thinking of buying a new laptop HP Pavilion g6-2230sa 15.6" Laptop just wondering if there are any problems with windows 8 stopping dualbooting linux on this computer.


    HP Pavilion g6-2230sa 15.6" Laptop
    AMD A8-4500M processor
    Windows 8
    Memory: 8 GB
    Hard drive: 750 GB

    Can't give any more info than this as I don't have it.

  2. #2
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    Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus

    Re: Dual boot linux windows8

    Some vendors are having issues with UEFI.

    This HP worked
    HP p6-2326 Ubuntu and windows 8 Boot DVD
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2093445


    this was older and did not have the secure boot.
    UEFI dual boot two drives - HP
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2072950
    For more info on UEFI boot install & repair - Regularly Updated :
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2147295
    Please use Thread Tools above first post to change to [Solved] when/if answered completely.

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