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I installed Ubuntu alongside with my Windows 8. I have 3 partitions. After installing Ubuntu, I am unable to get into Windows 8.

The error that I get is

File: \Boot\BCD

Status: 0xc000000c

Info: the boot configuration data for your pc is missing or contains errors.

I tried running boot-repair but it still has not worked. Here's the boot repair url:

Also, here's a screen shot from Gparted.

I'd really appreciate any help as I need to use my Windows 8 as well.

Thank you!

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You seem to have an efi partition and gpt partitioning. But Windows only boots from gpt with UEFI. And Windows looks like it is in BIOS mode? Did you do a hybrid gpt/MBR partition scheme? Sometimes used with Macs but not recommended normally. – oldfred Jan 7 '14 at 22:56
A few months ago, I did try a hackintosh installation with GPT partitioning and dual boot with the Windows 8. But after a while, I decided to remove the hackintosh installation by formatting the drive. Is there a way to fix this? – Kevin P Jan 7 '14 at 22:57

If the Windows partition you are using is for gaming then I understand you want to fix the error but if you are not using it for gaming I suggest you install Virtualbox and that you install Windows inside Ubuntu, it works great.

To solve the problem try the following, repeat it several times:

If you can't get the problem solved that way just refresh:

Hope it was helpful!

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Thanks for replying but I still need to use Windows, not for gaming but I also use it for Visual Effects related stuff and also run some Internet marketing software on Windows. I tried using the methods above but I cannot even get to the Windows recovery screen when I boot from my DVD. "There was a problem with a device connected to your PC" "An unexpected I/O error has occured." "Error Code 0xc00000e9" – Kevin P Jan 7 '14 at 22:54

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