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unable to boot to windows, boot-repair fails

I have three OS on my system in dual-boot: Windows 8, Linux Deepin 2014, and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Somewhere along the way, booting to windows no longer worked, and some time after that, only the Deepin ...
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14.04 Live gparted errors with ntfs partitions

I recently got a new(ish) computer, and I wanted to install Ubuntu on it (I use a [outdated] version on my main computer, so I figured it was no big deal.) I want to dualboot, so I opened up gparted ...
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Use the Windows 8 Bootloader for dual boot instead of GRUB

Okay so this has been a goal almost a year now. I still haven't figured out so I am just going to finally ask this question. Here are things I am sure you need to know: My computer - ATIV Book 8 ...
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Boot problem with Ubuntu 14.04 in Samsung RV411 notebook

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Samsung RV411 notebook on a partition in parallel with my Windows 7 Starter (crap), but I can't boot it. Windows 7 automatically starts and the option to choose another ...
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How do I boot into Ubuntu (after installing, it still just boots to Windows)?

I've successfully installed Ubuntu (or so I'm told) on my Dell laptop alongside a clean Windows XP install. When I turn on the computer it boots directly into Windows with no options given to boot ...
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Unable to try/install ubuntu 14.04 from liveusb

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z570 which came with windows 7 pre-installed which I recently removed for Windows 8.1, everything worked fine. Now I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 but on booting from live ...
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Problem with ubuntu / W8 install and grub

I recently made a mistake when installing Ubuntu 14.04 on an external hard drive plugged to a Windows 8.1 laptop. My problem is that now if I have the external hard-drive plugged I can choose on which ...
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Use same swap on two ubuntus with home encryption

I have 2 14.04 in dual boot, both with home encryption. I would like them to use the same swap partition. One has a working swap partition (/dev/mapper/cryptswap1), but the other doesn't pick up the ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04 [same drive]

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04 on the same drive. I have already installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I have manually partitioned the drive. 300 MB boot; 20 GB root; 400 GB Home; 5GB Swap 500 GB ...
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What is the safest way to stay current on 12.04 or 14.04, on dual boot with Windows 8?

I am using 12.04 LTS, 64bit For a while now, Update Manager has been telling me that New Hardware Support is available. When that first happened, I of course tried to install it, but encountered ...
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Windows 7 doesn't boot need help urgently [on hold]

good afternoon everyone I have a problem, when I select windows 7, the Windows OS stays on "starting windows" Please I need a solution as soon as possible I need to do a project on windows and is ...
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Reinstalled OS X, rEFInd doesn't boot anymore and goes straight to OS X

I was having an issue where I could connect to Ethernet on my Macbook over Ubuntu but not OS X, and after trying a variety of different things decided to just reinstall OS X. After doing that, the ...
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Boot Ubunto automatically

I have a HP laptop running Windows 8.1. It currently automatically boots up into Windows 8.1, so to load Ubuntu I have to press the ESC on startup key to go into boot options so I can access Ubuntu. ...
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Nothing left of my laptop

I have installed ubuntu for the third time. It worked fine the first 2 times. I uninstalled it because of low disk space. This time when I installed ubuntu I disabled fast startup in windows, made ...
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NTFS drive mount

I have both windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14.04 installed on my system. I was not able to mount my drives in ubuntu but after disabling fast startup in windows it worked perfectly fine. I recently installed ...
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How to make Windows 8 appear in a boot menu when dual-booting with Ubuntu?

I want to ask how to create GUI for choosing OS when booting my notebook. I have Windows 8 preinstalled on my notebook, and I wish to have a dual boot system with Ubuntu, However, after Ubuntu ...
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Cant get burg to load up on 14.04.1 LTS with Windows 8.1 Pro

So I reinstalled the LTS due to some issues and I decieded to try burg out. So installed it and everything and sudo burg-emu works and shows the theme installed working too. However it will show ...
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Grub Loading error after partition during booting

I have error during boot after partition of laptop. It have Window XP and Ubuntu 9.04 Os. GRUB Loading Stage1.5 Grub Loading Please wait ERROR 17 Device Boot Start End System /dev/sda1 1 ...
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Can't install ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop

When i tried to install every time it show the message General error mounting filesystems. A maintenance shell will be started. Control -D will terminate this shell and reboot the system. ...
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Dual boot windows 8.1 on ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

I have a hp r007tx dos laptp and ubuntu 14.04 installed on it. I want to dual boot the system by adding windows 8.1 , but getting error when installing windows that "windows can not be installed on ...
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How to install ubuntu 14.04 on UEFI laptop? [duplicate]

I have Sony VAIO E15125CNW. It have Windows 8 preinstalled on UEFI. I want to dual-boot with Ubuntu. How can i install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit on UEFI?
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install windows 7 and ubuntu on the same partition

i was wondering if i could install windows 7 and Ubuntu on the same hard drive partition.. when i select "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows " it creates another partition to install Ubuntu int... but ...
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Wubi install error ubuntu 14.04

So i tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 using wubi and the thing is that when it is done downloading the ISO it gives me a error saying "permission error" so i went and checked the log file and on one of ...
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How to install windows 7 in an extended partition

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 a few days back. As I was in a hurry I clicked on the LVM option. Now when i open GParted in the live cd, it shows that the SDA5 partition has only 16 mb of free space. So is ...
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No such partition. Grub rescue

I installed Ubuntu on one of the two of my hard drives. My other hard drive has Windows 7. When I booted from the Ubuntu hard drive but then it had an error and said "no such partiton. ". So I ...
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unetbootin ubnldr.MBR error during boot up

So basically I've tried installing Ubuntu alongside windows 7 using the live disc but it won't recognize my windows 7 installation. So I used unetbootin to install Ubuntu alongside windows and after ...
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Can I reformat a disk partition in order to install Windows alongside Ubuntu?

I have a HP Pavailion G6 laptop which came preinstalled with Windows 8, but I tried Ubuntu and fell in love with it. I removed Windows to get more room for Ubuntu. The real problem arose when I needed ...
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Inall Ubuntu to a shink volume

I am using Windows 7, and I am going to install Ubuntu to D:\ drive. My Windows 7 is installed to C: drive. I shrinked a volume from D drive. What things I need to do to let Ubuntu install to that ...
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How to install Windows 7 in Dual Boot with Ubuntu (Ubuntu pre-installed) [duplicate]

I want to ask how can I install Windows 7 Home Premium in Dual Boot with pre-installed Ubuntu. I`ve never opened my laptop, so the Ubuntu Set-up is not made.
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Windows install after Ubuntu

saw the tutorials on here on how to do this but this is what I've come across. both windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 as of right now work just fine, I read I would have to fix grub and all that jazz but ...
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Dual Booting Problems Windows 8.1/Ubuntu 14.04 Separate Hard Drives

I have Windows 8.1 on one hard drive and Ubuntu 14.04 on a second hard drive (installed in a HP Desktop). My problem is that being a newbie I can not get Ubuntu to boot. I tried a few things (i.e. ...
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Something went wrong with my drive and it won't boot Ubuntu anymore. How do I fix this?

I was using Windows for a bit because I'm still seeing up all the programs on it following a hard drive failure. One thing Seagate said to do was run SeaTools. When I did, it didn't really say which ...
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Grub menu does not appear on screen, but both win 8.1 and ubuntu 14.04 present and working

My first time at ask ubuntu, please let me know if you need some more details. Configuration: Lenovo Ideacenter k410 Intel pentium G2020 16 GB RAM Crucial MX100 256 Gb SSD Setup: I have an Ubuntu ...
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Make a bootable disc with both 64bit and 32bit versions? [duplicate]

Is it possible to make a disc to install Ubuntu that has the option of both the 32bit version and 64bit version?
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Windows 7 won't boot from GRUB (UEFI)

everyone. After having installed Ubuntu on my desktop Windows 7 won't run. There's a menuentry in the GRUB called "Windows 7" but when i press it nothing happens - the GRUB's menu just reappears. I ...
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Booting Android with GRUB, but how?

I have a small problem. I have seven partitions: Device Boot Begin End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 206848 219013119 109403136 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT <-- ...
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how can i boot ubuntu alongside windows 8.1

I just have installed Ubuntu 14.04 from the usb successfully on my Asus N46 running windows 8.1,but after I restart my laptop there is no Ubuntu in the boot and my laptop run into windows 8.1. how ...
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Missing hardrive on 14.04

I am completely new to Ubuntu, and the only previous experience I have with linux is on Android. Today I installed 14.04 alongside Windows Vista since it's a shared computer and my brother is ...
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How to Install Ubuntu 14.04.1 in dual boot with Windows 8 in Notebook ASUS R103B X102BA AMD A4 with UEFI Securety Boot [duplicate]

I would like to know how to setup BIOS UEFI in my Notebook ASUS R103B X102BA AMD A4 in order it can read Ubuntu 14.04.1 installed via Unetbootin in a pendrive USB. I want to install it in dual boot ...
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windows 8 cannot boot after installation of ubuntu 14.04

after installation of ubuntu 14.04 , my windows 8.1 fails to start and shows oxc000000001, I used boot repair system wich fixed my ubuntu and it is working now but windows 8.1 is not loading :(, ...
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Mount Error on opening

I haven't used ubuntu for long time so I forgot most of command and how to fix issues. I have Dual boot , Windows 8 and ubuntu latest version I use ubuntu for my work and Windows for gaming and other ...
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Dual boot windows 8 with Ubuntu 14.04

I had installed Ubuntu with a dual boot mechanism. For some days i was unable to boot into Ubuntu. Windows 8 booted just fine. After some days when i switched my laptop ON, Ubuntu 14.04 booted up ...
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How to move Linux on a USB stick to a hard drive partition?

I was running Ubuntu on a USB stick for a while because my hard drive had failed. It had two partitions. I recently installed a new hard drive and installed Windows on it. I created a new partition ...
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Uninstall Windows 8.1 to run Ubuntu 14.04 as the single OS on my laptop?

From the beginning I had Windows 8.1 installed on my laptop. Then I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows by shrinking a drive on Windows and installing Ubuntu by usb to the latter one. Now I want ...
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Use refind over gurb (grub starting after refind)

So im dual-booting Windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04, both on a GPT partition type in a Gigabyte hybrid uefi (both were installed as uefi) When i choose windows, it boots correctly but when choosing ubuntu ...
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Recovery mode - Win7/Ubuntu dualboot

I have a dualboot Win7/Ubuntu that I set up with wubi. I forgot both my username and password. A quick google search revealed that what I wanted to do was get into recovery mode, however I mashed both ...
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Ubuntu stuck on as a uefi entry after doing efibootmgr

I have a Asus x550ca and I have dual booted it with windows. The problem is that I deleted the ubuntu partition and swap because I found ubuntu to be useless to me and there is a ubuntu entry in my ...
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EFI Boot loader problem for dualboot system with windows 8.1

I succesfully installed ubuntu 14.04 manually alongside windows 8.1 on my Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga. However I did not manage to fix the booting process. So here is what I tried so far: using ...
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12.04>14.04 Upgrade leaks timestamp bug to windows partition- how best to report this?

I am unsure how to report this bug, as I don't know what facts are needed in a dual boot situation that affects both sides- one being windows. The laptop is an Toshiba running a dual core pentium. ...
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How to improve my disk partition?

I want to improve my disk partition. I get an exclamation point on one of the partitions and what is? Please explain me first and give a solution. and It does not affect me, but I would like to ...