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fedora 18 installation problem on windows 8

asked 2013-02-01 09:26:42 -0600

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Hello guys i just tried to install fedora 18 on my hp envy ultrabook but the installation runs fine until i have to choose a disk drive and none of my disk drives are identified.

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answered 2013-02-05 11:50:07 -0600

Rahul Bhadana gravatar image

windows 8 comes with UEFI secure boot enabled (UEFI which substitutes what we have known as the BIOS) which prevent unrecognized source to boot or Linux

But Fedora 18 have support for the UEFI boot see herehttps://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/SecureBoot

as your disk drive is not showing then disable the uefi secure boot (it may be cause of that )

you can off the UEFI secure boot in some easy step they are

1 ) while holding shift key click on restart option (from power)

2 ) windows will show you option then select Troubleshoot

3 ) select advanced options

4 ) select UEFI frameware settings then disable it after restart

Here is the video

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answered 2013-02-05 12:35:12 -0600

pjones gravatar image

This isn't Secure Boot or Windows 8 related - the media has booted fine, that part is working.

So with that out of the way, this appears to be a device driver issue - it's just a plain old bug, most likely. I suspect this is the same issue as https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=890881 , so following up there is probably the best thing to do.

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