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Trying to install windows leads to kernel image: linux

I recently just bought an ibuypower z97 pc. Once i enter bios uefi, I select my BDDVDRW as priority when rebooting to install the windows operating system over my toshiba hardrive. HOWEVER, after restarting, it just says "could not find kernel image: linux" Anyone able to help?

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I'm not getting it

Did you purchase this computer with Linux installed or with a blank HDD and you installed Linux than decided to install Windows ?
I don't have a grip on the situation...

Confused again..
Digger

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There are MANY priors on this one.
https://www.google.com/search?q=could+not+find+kernel+image%3A+linux&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8

What happens is that when we go to install Windows, Windows may not fix up or install a bootloader since one is already there. So the bootloader boots and you see this common message.

Try booting up a GPARTED CD/DVD/USB and remove all partitions from that HDD. That usually works for me.

You didn't say which Windows but even up to Windows 10 I turn off EFI and turn on CSM (corporate stable mode.)

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