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I'm pretty rubbish when it comes to understanding partitions and the Ubuntu boot process. I have recently tried using the boot-repair application to re-instate my dual boot menu after installing Ubuntu 12.04 next to Windows 8. Unfortunately after doing this, I get grub rescue :(.

I have a log here that boot repair produced

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 and if on startup I press F12, I can choose Ubuntu or Windows to boot from. Choosing 'Ubuntu' gives me the multi-select that I would expect. How can I resolve this?

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It turned out I had to put my boot back into UEFI mode (I had turned it off to get the boot USB to run)

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