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Windows 8 w/ Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Hello I've been having a GRUB Problem with Windows and Ubuntu. The problem is that GRUB Isn't booting up Windows 8 (Not 8.1). Since when installed Ubuntu on here I'm not able to boot up to Windows 8 ...
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Is there any kind of relationship between Windows and Ubuntu installation?

I've just experienced incredibly weird behavior in Ubuntu. I've written lately some questions here regarding my shitty tablet not working correctly in Ubuntu 13.10 . I've left it that way having it ...
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Invalid EFI File Dualboot windows 8 and ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu with windows 8 and now I am getting errors as: Invalid EFI File.. Please help me solving this problem. I tried to repair using boot repair but am getting an error there ...
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Windows 8 entry in grub not working

I Was using Ubuntu 13.10 with windows 8 till i decided to give 14.04 a try. I used the live USB to install 14.04 in place of 13.10 keeping my windows partitions intact. After the installation grub ...
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Can't boot after Kubuntu 13.10 installation with Windows 8 Dual Boot

I installed Kubuntu 13.10 with Dual Boot Windows 8.1 via USB. After reboot i got the prompt: Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported I already tried to fix it with boot-repair, but nothing ...
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Can't see grub after running boot repair. Please Help!

I've a machine with Windows 8 and I've just upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1. After this I couldn't see the grub while booting. So, I ran boot repair, but still it didn't work. ...
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Can't load into windows 8 after advanced boot repair

I was trying to remove grub 2. I went into advance options of boot repair and selected 'restore MBR'. Then in MBR options I selected boot windows partition. After restarting I found the grub2 menu ...
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Boot Repair doesn't work after Windows 8.1 Update

(The original title of this post was "Boot Repair doesn't work after April 2014 Windows 8.1 Update" since I wanted to highlight that this is not about the 8.0 -> 8.1 update, but the update for 8.1 ...
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GRUB does not list an option for windows 8

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8.1, and after that when I boot my computer the grub menu come up and I have the option to boot Ubuntu regularly, or in safe mode, but I don't have the ...
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Win8 Booting problem copied partition [closed]

I had two HDDs, one for windows, and one for linux. Now I have a bigger one, and I installed a linux, and I created a partition for windows, but I don't want to install windows again, so I copied the ...
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How can I restore boot access to Windows 8 after Ubuntu 13.10?

I never thought I would end up here after having dealt with Windows and Ubuntu and dual booting and Grub and BUrg(because it's pretty) in the past year. But right now I am completely baffled. So what ...
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Ubuntu 'disappeared' on Windows 8.1 update

As I have a very poor internet connection, I have only recently been able to update to Windows 8.1. Up until then I had been using a dual boot of Windows 8 and Ubuntu (13.04) where I was givent the ...
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Windows 8.1 Screen Crash After Boot From Grub

I Have a Lenovo Y510, and I installed windows 8.1 alongside Ubuntu 13.04, both in Legacy mode. Now, when I select Windows, Windows boot animation is damaged and the screen shows incorrect colors. ...
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Grub chainloader doesn't work with Windows 8

What should I enter below to run Windows 8 from the Grub menu? I'm a total newbie, and it doesn't work from the beginning somehow. Ubuntu works perfectly fine, but Windows gives me some error message ...
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Removing Grub2 and reverting back to windows 8 boot loader

I'm new to stack exchange and Ubuntu. This question might be repeated but none of the solutions worked for me. I have Ubuntu installed on my external hdd. I could boot it fine without any issues. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 no longer boots on Toshiba Satellite after Windows upgrade

I have a Toshiba Satellite L855-S5372, which came pre-installed with Windows 8. I succeeded to install Ubuntu 12.04 on it (intending to dual-boot), but the UEFI refused to recognize it and went to ...
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105 views

Grub menu not showing up at boot

My computer shipped with Windows 8 and later I upgraded to Windows 8.1 Right now I'm trying to get Windows 8.1 to dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04, but the Grub menu doesn't show up at all. My computer ...
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Cannot choose windows in GRUB

I have installed edubuntu 13.04 in one of my computers. Now I am unable to select or rather even move the selection in the GRUB during boot time. So Ubuntu is automatically loaded. I am unable to get ...
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Boot, reboot from win 8.1 error

I have win 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.10 installed, both are working fine but.. When coming from win-8 and rebooting the PC I will get an "Error: no boot disk has been detected or the disk has failed". I then ...
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Can't boot to Windows 8 after installing Ubuntu

First of all, I know a lot of people has asked this question, but after revising a lot of questions, I didn't find my answer so I ask here because I'm desesperated and I need a solution... Here's my ...
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Dual boot problem Windows 8 & Ubuntu

new to Linux and am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I'm having problems with the boot manager, as the GRUB2 menu is not allowing me to launch Windows 8. The Windows 8 Launcher option gives me this message ...
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Cannot Restore Grub After Windows 8.1 Upgrade

I have an Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8 dual-boot working properly, and upgrading to Windows 8.1 breaks grub2 as expected. However, this time boot-repair was not able to bring grub back for me. My laptop ...
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Uninstall Grub and use Windows bootloader

I have Windows 8 pre-installed and then installed Grub with Ubuntu. Ubuntu is not my thing so now I want to remove it along with grub. From what I have learned, with UEFI, Grub does not overwrite the ...
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I don't get this message: “If you have Linux installed, please reinit its boot loader”

I just used Paragon Partition Manager Free Edition 2014 on my Windows 8 to transfer space from one of my Windows logical partition to my Ubuntu Linux partition (I have only one partition for Ubuntu). ...
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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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How to make GRUB menu for two different already installed OS in two different hard drive?

The desktop has two different hard drive; 120GB SSD and 2TB HDD. I have Ubuntu 13.04 already installed in SSD and I partitioned HDD as 500GB, 750GB and 750GB. I used 750GB partitions to store files so ...
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Why can't I boot into Windows boot manager from GRUB?

I just recently, recently being last night, installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop for school. I really want to learn about Ubuntu and how to use it. The main problem I am having is trying to start into ...
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Adding grub2 menu entry, error: invalid filesystem?

So I am in a long-winded attempt to set up an ubuntu/windows8 dual boot. After running boot repair, there are 2 ubuntu entries (one is a recovery), 4 windows recovery entries, and a regular windows ...
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Dual Boot Problems Windows 8 & Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop with Windows 8 pre- installed. But when selecting Windows 8 to boot i get following error. error: unknown command ´drivemap'error: invalid EFI filepath I ...
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Did I install Ubuntu correctly?

I have two hard drives. The first has Windows 8 on it. I wanted to install Ubuntu 13.10 on the second drive, a SSD. I wanted to put GRUB on this drive, so that I didn't have to touch or mess with ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 won't restart unless Windows 8.1 is first started and then shutdown

This is very strange. I have an Ubuntu 13.10/Windows 8.1 dual boot set up on my Asus N56VZ laptop. After shutting down Ubuntu, I can't restart it unless I first start and shutdown Windows 8. I'm not ...
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Windows 8 crashed after ubuntu 12.04

Windows 8: I had windows 8 on my laptop - lenovo G500 essential, 1TB hard disk. I shrinked C drive and obtained 435GB as unallocated space. BIOS: I disabled secure boot and enabled uefi. Installing ...
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I installed ubuntu from wubi alonside win8 can i get the gnu grub insted of the win8 bootloder

hi i have successfully installed Ubuntu alongside win8 (using wubi). I installed Ubuntu on a separate hard drive but the win8 bootloder is slow. Can i get grub in some way? I have attempted booting ...
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Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 dual boot [duplicate]

How can I use these both OS on my laptop, without having to reinstall one? For my personal use I always had Ubuntu installed (13.10 32bit) as my single OS. Then for my new job I needed to install ...
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Installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 using Windows 8 Boot Manager [duplicate]

I'm having trouble with the installation of Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1. First of all, after completing the installation process, my PC just boots into Windows straight away. I fixed this issue by ...
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ubuntu&win8 dual boot from ssd. Grub sometimes works, sometimes not

The situation is quite complex. I have a thinkpad x230. I recovered windows 8 to a msata SSD, and install unbuntu 12.04 in the same SSD. I have used boot-repair to fix the boot problem(By the way, it ...
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dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 & Windows 8.1 problem

I have Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 in separated HDDs. My windows 8.1 pro installation is an upgraded windows 7 home premium one, so, it's installed as the same way as windows 7. now, I installed Ubuntu ...
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how to run ubuntu 13.10 along windows 8?

i cannot dual boot between 8 and Ubuntu 13.10 ,could anyone have the solution? after i tried to install Ubuntu in a part ion i cannot see the dual boot menu.now i cannot use 8.please help
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Grub rescue after installing Ubuntu 13.10 next to window 8

I try installing Ubuntu 13.10 next to windows 8 on my laptop, but I was all the time booting on windows 8...so I execute a boot repair from a live USB... and since then I'm getting a nice black screen ...
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Attempted to dual-boot, when I select Windows 8 loader, GRUB says “unknown: drivemap”?

Last night I booted Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB, and selected the install alongside Windows 8 option. I'm able to boot Ubuntu now with no issues, however, now I cannot access Windows 8! When I select the ...
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Windows 8 does not boot

I have a Samsung laptop with preinstalled Windows 8. Today I tried to install Ubuntu 13. 04. I chose the option "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8" and it worked well. After finishing the ...
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Multiboot not working after Windows 8 / Ubuntu “something else Installation type”

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 last night on a HDD that already has windows 8 on it by choosing "something else" as an installation type. sda1 might be a primary NTFS partition (not sure because Windows 8 ...
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Dual-booting Ubuntu with Windows 8, Motherboard Settings inaccessible

I have a Lenovo G580 with Windows 8 preinstalled with 1 Terabyte Hard Drive and 4Gb RAM. Now the thing is, I installed Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit version via a flash drive and status on the that moment was ...
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117 views

Invalid signature error while booting Windows 8

I am new to Ubuntu and I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 so it works perfectly. But after I enter on Windows 8 it shows this: ERROR: INVALID SIGNATURE what should I do to get my Windows back?
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Replacing Ubuntu with Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I am trying to wipe out Ubuntu 13.10 from my laptop and install Windows 8.1 instead. I formatted my hard drive and deleted the old partition. Now when I try and boot I get this error: error: no ...
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Can't see windows 8 in grub after installing ubuntu

Let me preface by saying I'm new to this whole scene of installing a second OS on a partition, as well as operating and navigating Ubuntu, so I need the simplest explanations you can offer. I just did ...
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broke Ubuntu with the Windows disk management tool

I initially had 3 partitions: -Windows 7 -Ubuntu -Data (no OS) I had grub2 as a boot loader. I used the default Windows disk management tool to shrink my Data partition and install Windows 8. ...
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How to install Windows 8.1 after Ubuntu? I want to dual boot

I currently have Ubuntu installed and an empty partition to install windows in (NTFS). If I launch boot repair after installing windows , will it restore the dual boot functionality?
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Win 8.1 corrupts UEFI grub loading on restart

When I restart (or shut down) Windows 8.1, it always corrupts the grub UEFI partition. Next time I boot, GRUB says: GRUB Loading stage1.5. GRUB loading, please wait... Error 17 I have ...
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GRUB will show only on MANUAL BOOT but not on REBOOT (dual boot windows 8.1 ubuntu 13.10)

Here's my problem: I have a dual boot installation of Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8.1 on my laptop and I get the grub menu only when I shutdown and boot again MANUALLY. If I try to simply reboot from ...