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  1. #11


    Thanks for your reply, my "use a device screen" for some reason only shows my wireless network controller.How can I get my internal optical drive to appear?. Why does your screen show two Ubuntu options (as mine did)?
    Where do I find the compatibility support module you mention, if its any help my laptop is a Samsung series 3 model. As far as my bios is concerned the boot order is completely blank and if I turn off the UEFI my machine fails to boot.
    Regards
    northerner

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  2. #12


    Posts : 1,770
    Windows Phone 6, Windows CE 5, Windows Vista x32, Windows 7 x32/x64, Windows 8 x64


    Have you tried this: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WubiGuide, which allows you to install Ubuntu inside Windows like any other program, and delete it the same way?
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  3. #13


    I am under the impression that WUBI does not work in Windows 8.
    Regards.
    northerner
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  4. #14


    Posts : 1,770
    Windows Phone 6, Windows CE 5, Windows Vista x32, Windows 7 x32/x64, Windows 8 x64


    I've read somewhere that it can work, but I haven't tried it myself.
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  5. #15


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    The resultant screen still shows TWO Ubuntu options, Is is possible to delete these options?
    Have you tried EasyBCD to delete options.

    EasyBCD - NeoSmart Technologies
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  6. #16


    Posts : 1,121
    Windows 8.1 x64


    Quote Originally Posted by northerner View Post
    Thanks for your reply, my "use a device screen" for some reason only shows my wireless network controller.How can I get my internal optical drive to appear?. Why does your screen show two Ubuntu options (as mine did)?
    If your system is set to boot UEFI devices only, try putting a UEFI bootable media in the drive. The same may be true of a flash drive.

    Your Network Adapter has an entry in the BCD Store for firmware.... since a system can be booted from a network location, that is probably why it is seen.

    Quote Originally Posted by northerner View Post
    Where do I find the compatibility support module you mention, if its any help my laptop is a Samsung series 3 model. As far as my bios is concerned the boot order is completely blank and if I turn off the UEFI my machine fails to boot.
    You will have to go through your options. Many laptops do not give you access to the real bios setup, but to a utility that only includes specific options. Maybe there is way on your system, but I would not know, it should be in your manual.

    On my system, you have the option to boot Legacy or UEFI. That is why my devices show up that are not UEFI capable.
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