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I am new to this dual booting and Linux thing.

At first I got pre-installed Windows 8 Laptop with UEFI thing ( I heard its mess for dual booting )

I wanted to try Linux and its pretty cool :)

I downloaded the elementary OS : Luna (based on Ubuntu 12.04) 64 bit version and made its LiveUSB then I disabled Secure Boot from boot menu.

Then installed elementary OS . Everything went cool but I was unable to get a choosing menu . I was directly going into elementary OS but no option for Windows 8.

Then I installed Boot repair tool and I got message as "EFI detected. please check the option" ( I didn't knew what this meant , so I just ignored it )

Before doing anything I took a Boot Info summary : http://paste.ubuntu.com/7026387

And after that I selected Recommended repair and after that BOOM! I can't even use elementary OS and neither Windows 8 after restart.

The Boot Info summary after applying Recommended repair : http://paste.ubuntu.com/7026422

After restart I see three lines of efi read error like something and then something Grub , Minimal ... with a " grub> " after that . dunno what is this.

My Laptop : Samsung Series 5 NP550P5C

Right now I am using LiveUSB :P


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Follow this askubuntu.com/a/424145/202806 –  Avinash Raj Mar 3 '14 at 11:26
Questions that are about ElementaryOS and not about Ubuntu are off-topic. You should instead ask this somewhere ElementaryOS is supported, like their answers site, their live support site, or Unix.SE. –  Eliah Kagan Sep 20 '14 at 14:26

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