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Windows 7: Replacing windows 7 help on an Asus

01 Dec 2013   #1
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Replacing windows 7 help on an Asus

Do not despair I have windows 8 on another machine but I need ubuntu. The easiest way I can do this is by replacing windows 7 on my old netbook. I have tried 3 different usb sticks and an sd card with the ubuntu.iso on it but it does not get recognised. I have changed the boot priority in Bios but nothing is picked up. I have tried different versions of the ubuntu.iso file. I have tried everything I can think of.
Please would anyone be able to help?
I have verified all the usb and sd card ports are working but do not get picked up when booting.
Anyway any help at all is most welcome.


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01 Dec 2013   #2
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Hi gravitate, Welcome to the forums , You have made the usb sticks bootable ? Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool
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01 Dec 2013   #3
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Hi I will try this link thanks but I have tried many programs even ones on a mac to make a bootable usb.
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01 Dec 2013   #4
gregrocker

 

Why would you want to replace Win7?

Try Dual Boot - Windows 7 and Linux - Windows 7 Forums
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01 Dec 2013   #5
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

If nothing else helps, try this. The example is Zorin but the procedure is the same for Ubuntu.

VMware Player - Install and Setup Zorin

You can also install Ubuntu on the flash drive itself - like this:

Emergency Kit - save your files from a dead OS
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