EDIT: Replaced question with this one. I was wrestling with this, got to a certain point, changed one BIOS setting (I turned off CMS support), and the laptop died. Blank screen on power on, keyboard ...
I installed the release version of windows 8 professional (which I got through my university). I installed Ubuntu on another drive so I can select which drive to boot in the BIOS. All was well... ...
The problem is this: I have a 320gb HDD splitted in 4 partitions. When I first installed Windows XP I formatted the HDD in 3 (Windows system partition, Media partition and another one I left for ...