An operating system from the Windows NT family of operating systems from Microsoft, released in 2012 and the successor of Windows 7. Introduced UEFI as a replacement for legacy firmware/BIOS and required computer manufacturers to enable the "secure boot" feature.

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Access Windows Drives

during the installation I had overwritten it on previously run Windows 7. Now I am unable to access the Windows partition D Drive, E Drive, F Drive from Ubuntu.
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How to synchronize bookmarks in Google Chrome between Ubuntu and Windows

I dual boot my system with windows and Ubuntu. when i bookmark a page in Windows (in Google Chrome), it doesn't show up when i open chrome in Ubuntu. I have already logged in to the Chrome with my ...
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Dual boot- Windows 8.1+Ubuntu 14.04.3->Not getting dual boot option

I had Windows 8.1 and wanted dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04.3.I followed the steps from this site and installed Ubuntu.I restarted my laptop and and I'm not getting dualboot option,it gets straight to ...
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Cannot Change the boot order in bios or F9 Anymore after installing Ubuntu

other Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) hi I have a HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook 15 touchsmart I cannot change the boot order in the bios boot order menu ( i tried to disable the legacy ...
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Windows 8 host, Virtual Machine with Ubuntu 15.10. Reinstall with more VRAM, is it possible ? Or…?

I'm brand new to VirtualBox and Ubuntu, both. I have an HP 2000 laptop, 4 GIG of RAM and plenty of VRAM, 1.30 gigahertz AMD E-300 APU with Radeon HD Graphics,128 kilobyte primary memory cache, 1024 ...
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Windows 10 appeared in grub without installation, why?

So I have a dual boot between Xubuntu 14 and Windows 8 on my laptop, even though I very rarely boot into Windows (bought the computer second hand with pre-installed windows 8.1 enterprise edition). ...
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Permanently Remove GRUB and Linux from Triple-Boot System (GRUB Lingering After Attempted Removal)

I had a triple-boot system consisting of Windows 8.1, Ubuntu 15.04, and Kali Linux (can't recall version, should be irrelevant anyways). I have no further need for a triple-boot system so I've ...
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How enable hibernate option in dual boot with Windows 8

I'm using Ubuntu with dual boot option with Windows 8. I need help with enable hibernate option in both OS. because I always want to change between OS without affecting my ongoing works. help...!!
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Lenovo Y50-70 windows 8.1 dual boot ubuntu 15.04 legacy or UEFI?

I have a lenovo y50-70 system with pre-installed windows 8.1 os and 1TB hybrid hard drive with 8GB SSD. And by firmware says( please find the attachment) Boot Mode [Legacy Support] Boot Priority [ ...
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Help in manually adding Windows 8.1 to grub loader

I have just repaired my boot loader using the instructions in this video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i97y5Y2nChs Although it can detect Linux Ubuntu, it can't detect my Windows 8.1. The Youtube ...
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Can't boot on Win 8 after installing Ubuntu : “A required device isn’t connected or can’t be accessed”

I have a lot of troubles setting up a dual boot on my new computer. After I set up and wired up the hardware I installed W8 as I guessed it would be harder to install with Ubuntu already installed. ...
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What is the difference, in booting, between a live USB and a USB with an OS? [closed]

I created live USB sticks with Lubuntu, and I was able to boot from them in Windows 8 (might have been 8.1) and in Mac OS. I then installed Lubuntu (minimal install) on that same USB 2.0 stick and I ...
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Problem with install Ubuntu - don't see partitions [duplicate]

Hi I have win 8 and problem with install ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64 I can create USB pendrive bootable and when installer search any other system (I have win8) he can't see it and want clean disk. ...
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I have Ubuntu-14.04 installed ..How do i install windows 7on a seperate paritation [duplicate]

How do i use efuse I have never dual booted Ubuntu this is a new laptop with only one program installed
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Dual Boot on win8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

My system is not going to dual boot options. I'm new to linux, just wanted to see how it works and so I installed it using a liveUSB after creating a separate 30 Gb partition alongside with my 3 ...
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Dualboot second time problem

I had Windows 8 64 bit and Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit. I have deleted Ubuntu and restored windows but now I want to install Ubuntu again but, this time I want to install a different version of Ubuntu ...
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Just removed system-reserved-drive, can't boot into Ubuntu 14.04 anymore

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1 on my HP Probook 4540. Today I removed my System Reserved partition and formatted the Windows partition. Now, every time I try to boot up my machine, ...
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Problems encountered when installing Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 8 [duplicate]

I was trying to install linux Ubuntu version 12.04 alongside Windows 8 on my Toshiba Satellite but when I restart I can't find the place to switch between the windows and Ubuntu. I have tried using ...
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I want to install Ubuntu and keep my Windows

yesterday I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on Windows 8.1, my BIOS was set to Legacy Boot mode like the following photo, in the installation process of Ubuntu I chose to install alongside my windows, but ...
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How to install windows 8.1 boot loader which is damaged by ubuntu?

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my Windows 8.1, I chose install alongside my windows, but after finish installation I cannot find my windows in the boot menu, I can see all my partitions and all my ...
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Cannot find Windows 8.1 after installing Ubuntu 15.10

I'm absolutely new to Linux. I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on Windows 8.1, I chose the option to install alongside windows, but when I finished the installation I cannot find the Windows option in the ...
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how do i remove ubuntu 15.10 (thats encypt)whithout having windows installed

Recently I tried dual booting Windows, and was very unsuccessful. Instead of installing it as "something else," I chose the encrypt option, lost all of my Windows files and drives. So for the last ...
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Install Ubuntu in dualboot on drive “D” while keeping data on “D” (accessible from Ubuntu and Windows) [duplicate]

I have had Ubuntu on my laptop for 3 years now, but this laptop was delivered with Ubuntu, so I am new to Ubuntu installation. I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 on the desktop computer at home, which ...
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Ubuntu gone after installing windows 8 [duplicate]

I had two OS on my PC Windows 7 and Ubuntu in separated partitions. After trying to change windows 7 to windows 8, it works good but Ubuntu has disappeared and the weird thing is that, its partition ...
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Restore an HP Recovery Manager save on Ubuntu

I had a few problems on my HP Pavilion 15 running Windows 8 and decided to install Ubuntu instead. In order to save my files, I did a save using HP Recovery Manager. Is there a way I could restore ...
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Can I dualboot UBUNTU with Windows 8.1 on my pc? [duplicate]

My PC specs: NVIDIA GeForce GT610 Intel Core i3-4170 3.7GHz 64-bit 8GB RAM Windows 8.1 Enterprise I was planning to install 14.04 but I need to know if I can run it on my pc.
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install ubuntu and pre-loaded windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I am already using Windows 8.1 and wanted to install ubuntu but i wanted to keep both the windows. Could you please tell me how can i do it and tell me the complete step. I have also downloaded Ubuntu ...
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Install Ubuntu in my Windows laptop in c drive without lost my data

I am New to Ubuntu. I'd like to install ubuntu on my laptop. Right now I am using windows-8.1 my drive iis partitioned into 4 parts C:,D:,E:,F: I want to install ubuntu in C:\ drive without lose of ...
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Problems in dual-boot of ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1 [closed]

100% Newbie here. Sorry for all the dumbness. So, I have an HP Pavilion Laptop 15 series. It have windows 8.1 pre-installed OS.I dual boot it with ubuntu 14.04. It was working fine. But then, I ...
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Windows 8 Ubuntu 14.04.3 desktop 64bit dual boot on multiple large disks

I'm trying to install Ubutu 14.04.3 desktop 64 bit developer edition with dual boot option with my Windows 8.1 pc having two disks (1- 1tb, 2- 3tb). But during installation if I choose install ubuntu ...
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Trouble when trying to install Ubuntu in dual boot with windows 8.1

I used to work in a dual boot system (w10 & Ubuntu). I was just trying Ubuntu back then, but I liked it so much that I wanted more space in the hard drive for it so I installed w8.1 in a 500Gb ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not showing in boot menu after installing alongside with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1

I know the question looks similar but I did not find any answer to my problem, hence posting it here. Thanks in advance for any help. I had Ubuntu 14.04 installed alongside Windows 8.1 and both ...
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Can't boot to Ubuntu directly

I use a HP Pavilion machine with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot. Whenever i start the system, it boots to windows. I tried to use bcdedit /set {bootmgr} path \EFI\ubuntu\grubx64.efi ...
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Black GRUB screen when booting into dual-boot of Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu [duplicate]

Help! I had a dual-boot of Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 on my computer. Last night I decided to "uninstall" Ubuntu. Rather than re-install the Windows MBR I decided to just edit GRUB to timeout at 0, with ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 and my Windows 8.1 is gone now

I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot with my Acer laptop which already had windows 8.1 pre installed. But when I finished installing Ubuntu, my Windows is gone which is no more now. I need ...
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how to run windows 8 along with ubuntu 12.04?

i have a dell Inspiron 3542 with 1TB space. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is already installed in it. I want to install windows 8 or if possible windows 10 too. is it possible to dual boot? I'm new to Ubuntu and ...
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Replacing Ubuntu with Windows 8 [duplicate]

I need to reinstall Windows 8 on my machine where I've installed ubuntu 15.04. I have no DVD drive and need to run it from a USB stick. Windows supports this but I cannot run the .exe windows file ...
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Can I install Ubuntu onto/replace a Windows mobile phone

I have a Bush Windows 8.1 mobile, which has 8gb internal memory and supports upto 32gb micro card. Can I install the Ubuntu mobile phone system and replace the Windows OS? I am not technically minded, ...
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None system is booting after installing ubuntu 15.10 alongside windows 8

I'm working on Lenovo T430u. It's preinstalled with Windows 8. Windows was normally booting. After installing ubuntu 15.10 now none system is booting. When I have "UEFI only" in boot options it is not ...
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Windows 8.1 onto ubuntu pc with laptop

how do i get windows 8.1 to boot on my new pc? i have a windows 7 laptop, a windows 8.1 64bit key, a usb for a boot drive, and an iso download link. the pc im putting it on already has ubuntu ...
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Getting Windows 8.1 in place of Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

i have ubuntu 14.04, and im not very tech savvy. (terrible combination) so im trying to get windows 8.1. i purchased a windows key, and i downloaded the 4.3gb ISO to my desktop. When i open the ...
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dual boot straight into windows

after installing Ubuntu 15.10(dual boot), my laptop boots straight into windows I have tried switching the boot order and boot-repair but no success the boot-repair told me to upload this url ...
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Why is my GRUB displaying so many options?

I have Ubuntu in dual boot alongside the original W8 install. My grub shows a ton of options. The first one loads Ubuntu alright. In the past I tried loading w8 (which I hardly ever use) and after ...
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how to replace lubuntu with ubuntu in a dual booted device (windows 8 and lubuntu 13) [duplicate]

is there any way to replace lubuntu with ubuntu 14.04 or 15.04 in a dual booted device (windows 8 and lubuntu 13). when i searched some answers told me to desable secure boot, but i cant see it in my ...
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Have Grub on a 3rd drive?

What I am trying to do is dual-boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 15.04. I have both installed on 2 different hard drives. The process of going and manually having to select the drive at the boot is ...
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Boot Ubuntu from Windows 8

I installed Ubuntu under Win 8, into a file named Ubuntu, containing a subfile "winboot". So, when I switch on my pc, I first get an error about the mbr file, then I can choose between Win and Ubuntu. ...
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grub-update crashes the motherboard

Today, my Ubuntu14.04 have an auto software update, fallowed by a sudden botherboard crash. No warnings, just a sudden black screen fallowed by reboot. You can see the replica effect by this very ...
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Edit boot menu from Ubuntu on a laptop with Win 8

I have a problem that is giving me a headache for months and I hope that in this, my first question here, you can help me out. I have been trying to install Ubuntu on a laptop with a default win 8 ...
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Running Ubuntu on Nextbook

I tried running Ubuntu on my Nextbook tablet by making a bootable USB drive and also tried making a bootable SD card, but all I get is this error screen saying "System doesn't have any USB boot ...
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Better install Ubuntu 14.04 before upgrade to Windows 10 or afterwards?

I have a laptop with Windows 8.1 and would like to install Ubuntu's latest LTS in dual boot with Windows. Is it better to upgrade to Windows 10 first and then install Ubuntu or is it better to ...