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==Boot Repair==
 
==Boot Repair==
 
After basic installation you can't boot Windows from GRUB, temporary workaround - BIOS
 
After basic installation you can't boot Windows from GRUB, temporary workaround - BIOS
* https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair
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* https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair and proceed with recommended repair to fix the problem.
and proceed with recommended repair to fix the problem.
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==Function Keys==
 
==Function Keys==

Revision as of 03:45, 22 May 2013

The ThinkPad Helix is shipped with Windows 8 Pro. Dual boot installation is possible.

Pre-Installation steps

  • Windows:
    • external CD-RW drive
    • minimum 800 MB CD-ROM
    • burn Image
  • Disable Fast Boot (german only: http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Dualboot)
  • BIOS:
    • Disable Secure Boot
    • start with alternative device

Basic Installation

Some things worked out of the box:

  • basic needs as both batteries, keyboard, touchpad, TrackPoint,
  • touchscreen

Boot Repair

After basic installation you can't boot Windows from GRUB, temporary workaround - BIOS

Function Keys

F1 to F6 worked out of the box.

WWAN and GPS

G-Sensor