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UEFI install UBUNTU 14.04 Along Windows 8 (Dual Boot) [duplicate]

I have a preinstalled windows 8.1 with secure boot on. i installed ubuntu 14.04 in uefi after which it showed the boot menu for first time, then i booted into windows and then when i started the pc ...
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Windows 8.1 is Completely Blocking Ubuntu [duplicate]

A few days ago, I upgraded my Windows 8 Lenovo U410 ideapad to Windows 8.1, and it proved to be a terrible mistake. It seems like the only visible change that it has made is adding the start button. ...
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How to set GRUB default, not Windows Boot Manager [duplicate]

I am using VAIO T series with Win 8 preinstalled, I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 on a different partition and set GRUB at default. But whenever I choose to boot Win 8, the next time I start the ...
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GRUB not appearing after upgrade to Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I had previously dual-booted Ubuntu 13.10 with Windows 8. Then I upgraded it to Windows 8.1. Since then my GRUB has not been appearing. I started Ubuntu from my bootable USB drive and ran boot repair. ...
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333 views

Ubuntu not booting on HP pavilion 17 177-sb with uefi BIOS [duplicate]

I bought my new laptop yesterday it's a HP pavilion 17 177-sb i believe and it has a UEFI BIOS so I usually install ubuntu the day I buy laptops and I did that this time too. I can only boot and ...
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150 views

Booting into Ubuntu after booting into Windows [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 Mate edition perfectly fine. I've created a swap, root, home partition and I've used the 100MB partition that Windows create as the efi partition. Everything seems to work ...
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87 views

Windows 10 randomly kicks out my GRUB, how do I reinstall it? [duplicate]

I successfully installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 along with Windows 10 on my Satellite laptop, but after some boots Windows abruptly decided to put MBR on top of GRUB. No way to get back into Ubuntu, I ...
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Grub Problems with Dual-Boot Windows 10 [duplicate]

I just got a new laptop (Lenovo) with a preinstalled Windows 8.1. I did the upgrade to Windows 10, created two partitions (Windows and Data)and installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 on the remaining space from a ...
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Dual booting ubuntu 14.04 windows 10 [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu together with windows 10 in a PC originally running windows 10. In the UEFI firmware I disabled the secure booting and the fast booting and put in the order of booting, ubuntu first....
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Windows 8.1 keeps changing my boot order in favor of Windows [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a partition of an external disk drive connected to my HP 400-224 PC. The Ubuntu boot partition is sdb. EFI mode is enabled for both Ubuntu and Windows 8.1. Secure ...
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59 views

Unable to Dual Boot Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 7 on UEFI [duplicate]

I have an Acer pc and it is running Win7. Because I'm having problems with that OS I wanted to do what the title suggests. And everything works great after the install. But everytime I try to restart ...
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47 views

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside OEM Windows 8.1 — cannot successfuly manipulate Windows Boot Manager [duplicate]

None of the previous questions or guides have been successful for me after a long day of trying. My laptop came with Windows 8.1 installed and is UEFI. I installed Ubuntu alongside it and can get ...
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Boot-Repair success, but … (triple boot Ubuntu 14.04, Mint 17.02, Windows 8.1) 64 bit [duplicate]

please help. So my problem is, I did clean install my Sony Vaio SVF series, and install Windows 8.1 64 bit (just for gaming and doing little that and this), then Ubuntu 14.04 (for development thing, ...
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How to make ubuntu as default OS against Windows 10? [duplicate]

I have windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed as dual boot on machine. Everytime I boot into windows 10 it change the boot order in UEFI. In order to boot into Ubuntu I have to make change into BIOS ...
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“GPT detected. Please create a BIOS-Boot partition” while using boot-repair

Since I updated Windows to 8.1 my Grub menu disappeared. I ran Ubuntu using Live USB, I used Boot-Repair but something went wrong. If I click on Reccomended repair I get this error: GPT detected. ...

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