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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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Dual-Boot Lost after Windows 8.1 Upgrade [duplicate]

I had a UEFI dual-boot setup of Ubuntu Saucy + Windows 8. After the 8.1 upgrade the machine boots straight into Windows. I can't even seem to boot from the live USB drive even though I've disabled ...
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Windows 8.1 overwrites UEFI Boot settings [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 on an ASRock A350m1 board without bigger problems. Both installations were done in UEFI mode. In UEFI system settings I set "Ubuntu" as primary boot target which ...
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Windows 8 changes GRUB2 in every boot!

I've installed Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 both UEFI style (win8 first then ubuntu). GRUB2 shows me both Ubuntu and Win8 entries. If I boot into Ubuntu is fine. I could reboot anytime I will see ...
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Empty Grub and GPT problem

I've got a dual boot Ubuntu/Windows 8.1 on my machine. Since I updated Windows to 8.1 my Grub menu disappeared. I already tried to follow at least 5 or 6 guides and answers here on askubuntu, but ...
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Windows 8 deletes GRUB when booting

I have this situation: SONY VAIO SVF1521V1EB Windows 8 preinstalled in UEFI. I decided to install Ubuntu 13.10 in dual boot. So I downloaded the amd64 iso, burnt on a DVD, then booted from DVD in ...
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Ubuntu missing from boot menu

I recently dual booted Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.04, both UEFI. When I boot, I get directly to Windows 8, without any prompt or boot menu/grub menu. To access Ubuntu, I have to go to boot options by ...
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How to reinstate dualboot after upgrading to Windows 8.1?

I had a dual-boot setup of Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8 on my Asus Vivobook. Initially the dual-boot setup asked for some tweaking as Windows 8 insisted on being UEFI started. But it worked lateron. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not booting before Windows 8.1

I try to boot my computer into Ubuntu, but I end up having to manually select Ubuntu from the devices menu, even though it was supposed to boot first. Instead Windows 8 boots up like Ubuntu isn't even ...

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