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Not able to install Linux on Samsung RV520 laptop which has windows 7 already

Dear Linux Experts,
                   I m not able to install Linux on my samsung rv520 laptop which has windows 7 running already, when i insert a DVD of Linux and restart ,it wont boot the Linux DVD  to install it at the startup but it reads the linux DVD in E:Drive . I have Redhat linux 5 DVD . I want to install SAP on Linux thts y i  want to install Linux on my Laptop. please help me for this issue.
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rindiCommented:
In your BIOS make sure you have set the boot order to boot from the DVD drive before it starts from the HD.

If your PC has enough RAM you could alternatively install VMware Player inside Windows, and then install Red-Hat as a Virtual Machine. That way you could run both, Windows and Red-Hat at the same time without having to reboot:

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/free#desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_player/5_0
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MSGK161091Author Commented:
Hi Rindi,
             Yes in Bios setting i did tht boot priority to CD/DVD also but tht also didnt worked and it starts windows again, i dont want VMWARE bcz after installing Linux through VMWARE system will be very slow to install SAP further  on my laptop and my Ram is 2gb.
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rindiCommented:
Does the Red-Hat DVD boot on another PC? If not, your iso download either didn't work properly and you must download it again, or your DVD didn't burn correctly, or you didn't burn it properly.

When you burn an iso file you must use a tool that can properly burn iso's to a DVD. I use infrarecorder for that. When you start the tool select "Write Image", and then you then select the Red-Hat iso file you downloaded:

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/infrarecorder_portable

If you use another tool look for a similar option to burn iso files.

Another way to install most Linux distro's is to make a bootable USB stick from the iso, and then boot from that stick. The tool to use to create such sticks is unetbootin:

http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/
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MSGK161091Author Commented:
I tried some other OS DVD but the problem is same, system is not reading at the startup,so its not the problem with only Linux OS but also with other OS, so i m not able to install other Operation system on present windows 7 on my laptop....any replies plz
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rindiCommented:
Try the USB stick method I explained above.
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MSGK161091Author Commented:
I checked in BIOS setting in depth thr i found tht in Advance>UEFI BOOT SUPPORT set to "Disable" and AHCI mode control set to  "Manual" and Set AHCI mode to "Enable"..like this it accepts other OS DVD at startup for installation...
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MSGK161091Author Commented:
found soluton myself as updated in last comment. please close this question.
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