I will search windows, but not being familiar with it I may have
difficulty.  BTW I managed to boot from a 16.04 flash drive--progress.


On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 7:54 PM, Garrett Bigart <gbig...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Before you install Ubuntu could you check in the settings to see whether it
> says activated or not? I might need to do something depending on what that
> says.
>
> On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 7:48 PM, Denis Heidtmann <
> denis.heidtm...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > That helps.  It is F12 on this system.  But USB is not on the list, so I
> > have to use a 14.04 CD that I have, rather than the 16.04 flash drive.
> But
> > for starters, this will help me check the system.
> >
> > On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 10:00 PM, John Jason Jordan <joh...@gmx.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > On Wed, 9 Aug 2017 18:26:56 -0700
> > > Denis Heidtmann <denis.heidtm...@gmail.com> dijo:
> > >
> > > >I figured out how to get to the bios.  There is not boot-order option
> > > >I am accustomed to--the order is set by properties UEFI/legacy rather
> > > >than CD/HD, etc.  I set it to legacy, but it still did not boot the
> > > >CD.  UEFI is disabled as well.  I guess I need to explore other
> > > >options.  Ideas?
> > >
> > > This will probably not help, but here goes anyway. On my current laptop
> > > there are two boot options: one takes you to the BIOS and the other
> (F7)
> > > gives you a list of devices from which you can select the one to boot
> > > to. But this is not a Thinkpad. :(
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