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I just downloaded the Ubuntu 13.10 iso file and burn the image to a dvd. I then installed it alongside Windows 8. Now when I boot my computer up, it asks which OS to boot, and Windows 8 boots fine, but Ubuntu comes up with an error. Although the error says "Windows failed to start." I was trying to boot Ubuntu. It loads fine from the dvd and I've tried uninstalling it and reinstalling it, along with repairing it, but nothing seems to work. I always have the same exact error message with it.

Anyone have any ideas on what I need to do to fix this?

Here's what the error screen reads:

Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. 
To fix the problem:

  1. Insert your Windows Installation disc and restart your computer. (Windows came preinstalled).
  2. Choose your language settings, and then click "Next."
  3. Click "Repair your computer."

If you do not have this disc, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance.  

File: \NST\AutoNeoGrub0.mbr
Status: 0xc000007b
Info: The application or operating system couldn't be loaded because the required file is missing or contains errors.

Like I said, Windows boots perfectly fine, but when I try to boot Ubuntu, it doesn't work at all. I'm just trying to figure out how to fix this problem so I can dual boot both OS.


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It seems that you are using EasyBCD which dees not support uefi until now. Maybe you need to set grub2 as the major bootmanager or use something else such as reFind. –  House Zet Feb 18 at 1:05

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