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    You may need to redownload the ISO, & reburn to disc.

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    I still have the ISO on my computer, if I put it on a usb drive and boot from that Ill get the same results. ill try that.

    as far as actually setting up the partition, what fo I have to do to dual boot? the windows install doesny seem as friendly as ubuntu instals like I am more familiar with.
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    Quote Originally Posted by plane1
    I still have the ISO on my computer, if I put it on a usb drive and boot from that Ill get the same results. ill try that.
    If you install with a USB Pendrive TAKE NOTE of Step 11.
    UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows



    Quote Originally Posted by plane1
    as far as actually setting up the partition, what fo I have to do to dual boot? the windows install doesny seem as friendly as ubuntu instals like I am more familiar with.
    You make a partition in Disk management before installing.

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  4. #24


    this seems slightly more complicated than I thought, Ubuntu makes it soo much easier
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