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Grub2 Cant boot windows 'Error: Cannot load image

When I try and run 'Windows Boot Manager' from grub I get the following error. /EndEntire file path: ...
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“Operation System not Found” Dual Boot with Windows 8

I am using DELL 7537 and I made a bootable Ubuntu USB using Universal USB Installer. I also disabled Fast Startup and SecureBoot. When I tried a clean install using the USB it says that Operation ...
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Fresh install of 14.04 LTS without disturbing Windows

I have a dual-boot system with an end-of-life version of Ubuntu and Windows Vista 64. I want to replace the old Ubuntu with 14.04 LTS, without disturbing the Windows setup. How do I do this? ...
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Unable to install 14.04 from boot disc on windows 8.1

I have followed this guide to install ubuntu to the same drive as a pre-existing windows 8.1 installation. I have got up to installing ubuntu without any issues where I encounter either a blank ...
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Upgrading Lubuntu to Ubuntu/dual booting Lubuntu and Ubuntu

First I installed Lubuntu and was working fine but loved Ubuntu despite lots of hangs on my Asus eee pc 1ooo. What i did : 1.On Lubuntu I inserted pendrive than I had Ubuntu 14.04 .iso, 2.Using ...
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efibootmgr cannot launch OSX yosemite (only showing folder image with question mark)

I have a macbook pro with freshly installed yosemite (100 GB) and freshly installed Ubuntu. To boot I use efibootmgr. My partition layout is: /dev/sda1 40 409639 409600 200M EFI ...
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Dual Boot with GRUB2

Ok,my laptop previously had 2x500gb hybrid drives in RAID0 configuration. Had it partitioned with LM Qiana and Windows 8.1. Laptop is a late 2011 model Alienware M17xR3, so it was designed for Windows ...
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Dell Inspiron 11 3000 2n1 and Ubuntu

I have been unable to build a dual bootable system with windows and ubuntu. I can build a dual boot ubuntu/ubuntu but that buys me nothing. I would repeat the question about Ubuntu 14.04 not booting ...
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Can't pull up GRUB even after boot-repair and secure boot is off

I've been running a dual boot with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 without any issues until recently. I had to service my laptop because the fan got clogged, so they opened it up, and when they gave it ...
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Dual boot upgrade [duplicate]

I asked: I have a dual-boot system with Windows Vista and Ubuntu 11.04. I'd like to upgrade the Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS. Can I do it? And how can I do it so that the Windows Vista partition remains ...
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Clarifications on Installing Ubuntu and Windows

right now I am considering reinstalling my Windows/Ubuntu dual boot because they were originally on two external hard drives and I can't boot into my Windows anymore. Can someone correct my steps and ...
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Dual boot ( ubuntu and Windows 8.1 )

I have a question about dual boot. my laptop is SVE15128CGB. I have just installed Ubuntu 14.0 together with Windows 8.1. And after finishing the installation, I have used Ubuntu normally, but when I ...
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Can't boot into OS anymore both Windows and Linux not booting [on hold]

I've spent the last two days trying to get my computer working. It's a dell inspiron 15r se. I have windows 7 Professional edition installed and Linux Mint I've tried the recovery disk for windows ...
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Cannot get Ubuntu 14.04 or 14.10 to install on windows 8.1 machine

I created the USB with Universal USB Installer, I have an Intel i5-3570k and AMD Radeon HD 7800 card with two monitors plugged in. When I boot to the device, I see the normal menu then when I select ...
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No option to “Install Alongside Windows 8.1”

I have partitioned 15gb off of my Hard Drive to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 alongside my existing install of Windows 8.1. I have burnt Ubuntu 14.04.1 to a disk. This is what I did: When I boot from the ...
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USB (mouse/keyboard) turn off selecting Windows from GRUB

I completely reformatted a drive and set up the partitions as I wanted them. First I installed Windows 7 and things were smooth (keyboard mouse worked) Then I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Grub and ...
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Dual boot problem win8.1/ubuntu14.4 [duplicate]

I need to know how to get to Ubuntu directly without opening Windows 8.1 Then i have to go to Metro screen and press Power icon and holding Shift key and clicking on Restart Choose, I want to know how ...
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Unable to boot Windows 8.1 anymore

I have a Dell laptop which came with Windows 8.1 pre-loaded. I decided to dual boot with ubuntu 14.04.10 and everything was working fine. I was able to boot to both windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14.04.10 ...
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Trying to boot to USB stick [duplicate]

I have gone through the intial steps and downloaded the files to a USB drive. I have setup my computer to boot to USB. When I try to do install and run the file I'm using the Boot from CD. I ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu and Windows on Two Separate Hard Drives

I dual booted my desktop with windows first onto a solid state, and then ubuntu onto a normal hard drive. Then I had the problem of not having the option of booting into Windows anymore. I am not sure ...
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accidently deleted bootmgr (dual boot), heard you can use supergrub can create a new one? how?

I did the most stupid thing anyone can do and accidentally deleted bootmgr on my computer. from reading another forum someone said that supergrub has a option to make a new bootmgr so I dont get the ...
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“Disk space full” - Linux Mint as Dual Boot on UEFI Windows [on hold]

I'm trying to install Linux Mint 17.1 in UEFI mode on an Asus PC with Windows 8.1 preinstalled. The 250GB-SSD with Windows preinstalled is /dev/sdb/. I partitioned 125GB for use with Ubuntu (Linux ...
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Removing Ubuntu:

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 and found out that i hadn't given enough space to the root partition to fulfill my needs. As I was unable to resize the partition, i tried to remove the linux installation and ...
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Problem instaling ubutnu 14.04.1

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my PC. But an error occurred "fb:conflicting fb hw usage nouveaufb vs EFI VGA - removing generic driver. This is my Computer ...
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Ubuntu not listed as a Boot option after using Boot Repair

Had to reisntall Windows 8.1 and couldn't boot to Ubuntu afterwards. then, i followed a tutorial to use Boot Repair. now, i see the boot screen to choose operating systems but the only option there is ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 14 64 bit along side a 32bit Ubuntu on a dual boot system? [duplicate]

My system is dual booted one with WIndows 7 32 bit and other with Ubuntu 10 32 bit. But my lap supports 64 bit. I want to install 64 bit ubuntu on my system. Will it be best to uninstall old Ubuntu 32 ...
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windows is not booting after installing ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I installed ubuntu 14.04.1 along side windows7. i remember that i gave automatic resizing of parition while installing ubuntu. Now i am unable to boot windows 7. on the boot screen i am having the ...
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Using Ubuntu as a main OS on my Netbook Designed for Windows 7 [duplicate]

Hello! I have Ubuntu on a virtual box. However, it's way too slow to do anything spectacular. I have this old Netbook that's designed for windows 7. Seen as how it doesn't have a CD slot to install ...
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Booting ubuntu directly [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu alongside windows but the problem is I am unable to get the dual boot screen where we have the windows boot loader listed, instead of that the computer directly boots into ...
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ubuntu 14.10 wireless driver not working, dual boot with windows 7

Broadcom driver is working fine when ubuntu 14.10 is not yet installed on my system. But when I installed it alongside with Windows 7(Dual Boot) it says that "This device is not working"(Broadcom). I ...
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boot problem with dual boot which has stopped working

Bit of a mixed problem so I will apologise in advance. I had a machine running windows7 and Ubuntu and I could get into Bios to change boot order and/or use dual boot option that I installed with ...
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The disk structure is corrupted and unreadable

I dual-boot Windows & Ubuntu.Last night, I accidently ran ntfsfix (from the ntfs-3g package) on the windows partition in my hard drive. When I usually boot my machine, it shows the windows ...
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ASUS X555LD PC having UEFI issues while installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've recently bought an Asus X555LD that has Windows 8.1 running in UEFI Mode. The UEFI is Aptio Setup Utility and I have disabled fast boot and secure boot and have the CSM option enabled. However ...
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Ubuntu Boot error: NMI watchdog: enabled on all CPus

So, I cannot get Ubuntu to boot on my laptop: I insert my flash drive and change the boot priority and the normal screen of "try Ubuntu before installing" appears. That is what I select. 95% of the ...
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Unable to boot into 2nd Ubuntu installation on new SSD

I recently installed a new SSD on my laptop along with my old HDD. On this SSD, i did a new Ubuntu installation. so now i have sda old Windows and Ubuntu sdb new ubuntu installation I updated ...
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Trouble Uninstalling GRUB

I recently uninstalled Ubuntu after having dual-booted Ubuntu and Windows. Now when I boot normally, I reach a screen that simply gives me a grub prompt. I can get to Windows by booting, pressing F11, ...
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Is this a good way to dualboot Kubuntu with Windows 7 (legacy)

I have just bought a new computer pre-installed with 64 bit Windows 7 Home Premium (Service Pack 1) on which I wish to install Kubuntu for dual boot. Installing dual boot was easy on my last computer, ...
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I don't get into GRUB Menu [on hold]

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows 8. My PC boots directly into Windows 8, but I can't get into the GRUB Menu to select my operating system. I also use the live version. What can I ...
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I can't resize/partition my disk in Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu. A week ago I installed Ubuntu and by mistake I installed it in the Windows partition. What I did was that I deleted all the files from Windows and only installed Ubuntu 14.04. ...
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Cannot install ubuntu 14.04.1 alongside Windows 8.1

I am trying to dual boot my old PC (an Acer extensa e264) currently running Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04. However, when I choose to install alongside Windows and continue, the installation CD is ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu or any other distro Alongside Windows

How do I proceeded with Ubuntu installation? Made my USB drive bootable with Rufus. Restart and booted from USB. I see the Ubuntu installation window, clicked next, selected both options Download ...
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Ugh, can't get Grub to load windows after using Boot repair

I have windows 7 64bit, installed on pc, installed ubuntu 14.04lts, everything looked and worked great, until I went to load windows, and would just get a purple window. I found the information to ...
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dual booting ubuntu 14.04 with windows 7 ultimate

6 months ago I formatted my 320GB hard disk drive and changed the partition table to GPT, then I installed windows 8.1. With gparted I formated my whole hard disk and changed the partition table to ...
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How to recognize and delete Ubuntu partitions from Windows 8 Dual Boot Machine?

About a year ago I installed Ubuntu 13.10 side-by-side with Windows 8. A few weeks later I updated it to 14.04 (only so I could stop seeing the "available updates" message) and I updated my Windows 8 ...
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Looking to add osx to ubuntu 14

I just recently switched from windows to ubuntu and i love it so far. I just want to know if anyone knows how to also create a partition with mac os on it. My laptop had a core 2 duo 2.53ghz and 4gb ...
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Installing on a MSI GS60 2QD - Bootloader and wifi drivers question

I just bought myself a new laptop, the MSI GS60 2QD Ghost. It comes with Windows 8.1 pre installed and the new UEFI software instead of the old BIOS. I've read a lot of threads about how to set up ...
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How to clean up partitions when partition that 'does not start on physical sector boundary' is not listed in gparted?

Currently my disk setup is as follows: sda1: boot sda2: An older Fedora installation sda3: I don't know.. willing to format this. Trying to mount this yields /dev/sda3 is not a valid block device ...
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grub does not show Windows 8 installation

I have a triple boot Ubuntu14.10/MacOSX/Windows 8 on my MacBook Pro. However, Windows does not show up in grub, only MacOS and Ubuntu show up. I tried a few things from other similar questions but ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside OEM Windows 8.1 — cannot successfuly manipulate Windows Boot Manager

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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How to install ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm Thu and i'm from Viet Nam.This is my problem: My computer was setup dual the Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 So how can i install ubuntu in my computer. Thank!