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UEFI won't boot LiveCDs on my laptop

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello, I'm trying to dual-boot Ubuntu 13.10 with Windows 8.1 on my MSI GE40 2OC-218USK laptop (http://amazon.com/gp/product/B00F3JQ...?ie=UTF8&psc=1) The UEFI just won't let a Linux boot while it's on. I've done the following: Turn off Secure Boot Turn off Intel Rapid Start Turn off Windows 8 Fast Startup Update the BIOS Each time I added a new thing to try, it still wouldn't get past the bootloader. A blank black screen every time. I've also tried UEFI with CSM instead of UEFI with Secure Boot off. That was the same. In all of these scenarios, in addition to trying Ubuntu 13.10, I've (HowTos)