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I've had to retry this a million times, and it's doing my head in. Please help me.

I resized my partitions from within Windows 8, and disabled everything I was supposed to, I installed 13.04 from a multi-boot LiveUSB. Once installed, I could get into Ubuntu, but not Windows 8. After running boot-repair from Ubuntu on my LiveUSB, the machine boots into this error:

error: file '/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found.

And it gives me the grub-recovery thing.

How do I get this working? At the moment I can have only Windows installed, or only Ubuntu. I want both.

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using 64bit image? for uefi you must use 64bit image –  Web-E May 7 '13 at 15:56
    
I am using a 64-bit image. –  user155708 May 7 '13 at 15:59

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You have to follow this guide

Boot repair

to recover the installation of grub!

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After re-installing Ubuntu, and then following that guide again, I got the same problem. grub-repair gave me this: paste.ubuntu.com/5641806. –  user155708 May 7 '13 at 15:39
    
mmmm seems you have to reinstall grub in sdb5 –  sharkbait May 7 '13 at 15:43
    
How do I do that? –  user155708 May 7 '13 at 15:48
    
    
I can't follow the first step because it doesn't like GPT. Should I try this all again installing everything on the system that isn't GPT? –  user155708 May 7 '13 at 15:57

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