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I'm using the 64 bit ISO of Boot Repair to deal with UEFI. What do I do in Advanced Options to continue?

I followed this: Boot repair asking for 64 bit iso - what do I do with it? And I was able to do almost everything in it. I'm stumped at this point: "you have to give the partition where EFI files ...
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Kubuntu 14.04: i686 version to run on Win8 64bit laptop?

Am existing Kubuntu user. I am about to install Kubuntu 14.04 on a new(ish) Dell Inspirion 17 7000. Its currently running Windows 8.0 64bit, so I presume its in UEFI mode. I'd like to keep Win8 on it ...
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Errors after installing UEFI Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot with Windows 8 64-bit

This is a possible duplicate question, but I wanted to ask for more opinions to proceed further, because I am not exactly a linux-guru, just an average user. I have a new ASUS x550LA notebook with ...
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Dual Boot on a 5-year old laptop

I would like to know if I can set up a 64bit version of ubuntu on an old laptop running a 32bit version of windows 7. The processor is a Pentium(R) Dual-Core T4200 2ghz cpu and has 4gbs of ram. How ...
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formatting only windows partition and leaving ubuntu untouched

I am using a dual boot system with Ubuntu 13.10 and windows8. I have a 64 bit hp pavilion g6 but when I last installed my win8 I installed a 32 bit OS, and then I installed my ubuntu over my win8. Now ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 64 bit does not install

I have a Acer Travelmate P-643M with an i3 2370M. Now technically I should be successful in installing a 64 bit operating system on this machine but for some reason that does not happen. Till two ...
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install window in partion

2 days ago installed ubuntu12.104 on my laptop dell xps l502x .everything is all right but it make me upset in sound quality .so i want to install window along with ubuntu12.04 .clean install ...
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I Successfully Installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit side by side with Windows 7 32 bit and have no boot option on startup

I have Installed Ubuntu 12.04 to run along with Windows 7 32 bit. It says installation was successful, however when I restart the computer I do not get an option to select Ubuntu, the computer ...
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How to install fresh ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit over 12.04 LTS 32 bit in dual boot alongside vista 64 bit on seperate disc partitions

I currently have Vista 64 bit and ubuntu 32 bit on two seperate disc partitions.I am trying to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit as i had mistakenly installed the 32 bit 12.04 a little while ...
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after installing ubuntu windows is not showing in grub

Recently for one project I installed 64-bit Ubuntu (initially it was Ubuntu 32-bit) in my college lab machine. But the problem is after installing 64-bit it is not showing me the windows in grub ...
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My System is Refusing the new Kernel Version!

My Ubuntu 64 bit system is refusing to see the new kernel version I downloaded, from the system update, it's file is located within the /boot directory but will not go to it! I have the GRUB ...
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System very slow except while running Smartmontools selftest

I am quite new to Ubuntu. I have a L430 Lenovo with i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4 , 4GB Ram, dual boot with Windows 7. HDD 500 GB TOSHIBA MK5061GSY. Every 10/15 seconds the HDD light turns on for 2-3 ...
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Ubuntu-Windows 7 dual boot, windows broken

And I'm considering reinstalling windows 7, should I remove ubuntu beforehand? ...
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Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Dual-boot Configuration

I am considering helping my friend install Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS on her laptop. Windows 8 is pre-installed (I do not know which version) and my plan is to install 12.04 LTS in dual-boot configuration ...
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Can't get initial boot options after installing Ubuntu 13.04 x64

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 from disk and it needed to restart after completion. If I am correct, I am supposed to get a menu at boot to select various Ubuntu boot options and a windows 8 boot ...
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Dual boot with windows 8 not showing [duplicate]

Trying to install ubuntu 13.04 64 bit with windows 8 64bit .. but its not show win 8 .. just laptop harddisk without any window's options update .. I have installed windows 8 64bit but when i try to ...
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12.04.2 and 13.04 recursive fault

26/08/13 system: HP Pavillion DV6700 hdd upgraded to 1.0Tb WD10JPVT OS Win 7 64 bit (wiped vista) Aim : to dual boot win 7 with ubuntu 12.04.2 64bit downloaded amd 64 bit 12.04.2 then burned to ...
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Cannot boot into grub at all

I have been trying to install ubuntu for a week now and nothing has worked so far. I tried 12.04 amd64, but the md5 hashes were incorrent (torrented them). Then I downloaded 13.04, I got an error ...
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How to dual boot 12.04 64 bit and 32 bit on

I have a re-purposed HP notebook with 12.04 32 bit installed. I'm about to upgrade the ~70 GB drive with a larger one for a new project that will also require 12.04 64 bit. I had intended to use dd ...
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installing ubuntu 13.04 along side window 7 64 bit

I have a 64 bit computer with windows OS. Here are my specifications: core i3 processor 4 gb ram nvdia ge210 hard disk with 680 gb memory In my windows installation I have C: drive with 104 gb, D: ...
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Installed 64-bit ubuntu on 32-bit windows vista [duplicate]

I am not very knowledgeable about computing, so pardon me if I am asking a stupid question. I installed ubuntu on my 32-bit windows vista via http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/windows-installer ...
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Won't load Windows 8 from Grub 2.0(Ubuntu 13.04)

Just installed Dual-Boot Ubuntu 13.04 on my self-built Windows 8 Pro PC, and after the installation I restarted, and once I was prompted with Grub 2.0 I tried to boot off of windows 8, and a few ...
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Wont load Windows 8 Pro from Grub 2.0(Ubuntu 13.04)

Just installed Dual-Boot Ubuntu 13.04 on my self-built Windows 8 Pro PC, and after the installation I restarted, and once I was prompted with Grub 2.0 I tried to boot off of windows 8, and a few ...
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How do I get the touchpad working on a Toshiba P850?

The synaptics touchpad is not working after a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04.2 on a Toshiba P850. It works fine under windows 8 (it's a dual boot machine). It appears to be recognised OK in ...
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Can't boot into Ubuntu 13.04 64 Bit

I just freshly installed Ubuntu 13.04 64Bit using a bootable usb. After installing I click restart and my laptop boots into windows 7 without asking me to select OS. My boot menu is a traditional one ...
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Install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 8 (not preinstalled) without grub [duplicate]

I want to install x64 Ubuntu 12.04.2 on my HP laptop. I don't like grub, so I want to install without it or install grub onto another partition and then add grub to Windows' bootloader (and set grub ...
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1answer
441 views

How to replace Ubuntu 32-bit with 64-bit in dual boot?

I just got a new Lenovo Ideapad y580 running Windows 8. Today I took my first crack at dual booting Ubuntu on it. Since 32 bit is marked recommended, that is what I downloaded, but apparently it is ...
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unable to get bootloader on Ubuntu12.04

I have dual boot Lenovo laptop g580. I have already Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit installed . I want Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit that's why I tried to reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit in place of 32 bit. ...
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Youtube video loading porblem!

Ok so yeah as the title say's my youtube vids wont load.I do have java installed, and this is for the 64-bit version of Ubuntu btw the version is 12.10, TO be even more specific the video just dosent ...
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After install ubuntu 12.10 cannot boot to windows 8 ( pre-installed)

recently I have bought a lenovo z580 with pre installed windows 8 and I have installed ubuntu 12.10 ( secure boot was enabled when I was installing ubuntu after the installation I disabled it) I can ...
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How can GParted be used to fix “partition does not start on physical sector boundary problem”? [duplicate]

UPDATED I tried to learn GParted and use it with all the risks -_- and I think that I found a solution, but I still have problem, please read my question below this is from terminal after I move ...
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12.04.02 USB Installer, x86 works, x64 doesn't

so I downloaded both 32-bit and 64-bit flavors of 12.04.2 (MD5 checks out); don't want 12.10 since I prefer LTS. I used Universal USB Installer ...
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685 views

How to choose between 32-bit and 64-bit Ubuntu using a bootloader?

Alright, so on an external hard drive, I plan to make multiple Ubuntu installations. As some computers do not mesh well with trying to use a different hierarchy as far as I can understand, how can I ...
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On a Win 7 machine, can I have BOTH 32 and 64 bit Ubuntu boots?

I have a machine that is Win 7 Enterprise. I installed an Ubuntu 64-bit on a dual boot. However, it turns out that I have software requiring 32-but Ubuntu. Can I install another instance of Ubuntu as ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu in macbook pro [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit and which should I choose? I just got myself a macbook pro with a quad core processor. Apart from OSX Lion I would like ...
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Can i Dual boot Win 7 64 Bit with Ubuntu 32 Bit?

I have a Windows 7 64 bit and now i am thinking to install Ubuntu 32 Bit on a separate partition as dual boot.Can i do that? Someone told me that I cannot dual boot a 64 bit and 32 bit OS as it can ...
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Could windows Interfere with the installation of ubuntu through a live cd?

When I try to use a live CD, My Dell XPS 14z will not read the disk and skips to booting windows, I've had previous questions discussing this but everything I have tried never works. I'm almost ...
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12.04 64bit will not install through a Live CD

When I try to install the 64bit version of 12.04 through a Live CD, all that happens is that the disk spins, and I get the windows boot screen. I've set my BIOS to boot from a CD first, before ...
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Windows 7 and 11.10 side by side from scratch what am I doing wrong?

I have tried everything I can think of at this point and I'm at a total loss. I have a 2TB drive I want to install Windows 7 and 11.10 (both are 64 bit) side by side, but once I install Windows it ...
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Have grub2 boot 32 and 64 bit Ubuntu

I just installed a system like this: ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ ls -l /dev/disk/by-label/ total 0 lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-01-22 18:49 Boot -> ../../sda1 lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-01-22 18:49 ...
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How to make Windows boot first? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set Windows to boot as the default in the boot loader? I want to know how to make Windows the default boot OS in Ubuntu 11.10, how to make Windows boot first on ...
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Samsung RC418 still boots into Windows after installation of Ubuntu

Installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Samsung RC418 laptop. It said it installed successfully but when it rebooted it defaulted to windows and it didn't give me the option to choose an OS. Please help me ...