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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launch problems at Ubuntu 14.04.2

I install Ubuntu 14.04.2 on Aser Aspire R3, with Windows 8.1 as preinstalled system on board. Something got wrong and now, from time to time, I have problems in entering, which shown in two cases: or ...
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Laptop starts Windows 8.1 after instlling Ubuntu 14.04

I have a new HP Pavilion 15 with windows 8.1, and want to have Ubuntu alongside it. I created an Ubuntu 14.04 liveDVD, disabled fast boot, and changed the boot order. Then I installed Ubuntu. After ...
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Problem accessing Windows 8.1 drive from Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro C50 laptop which came with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 (64 bit) alongside Windows as a dual boot system. However, I can't access any of my ...
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can't connect to windows 8.1 shared folder

I have a ntfs 1TB drive shared on my windows 8.1 computer, I use my microsoft user id & pass to access it (as shown in the android ES explorer screenshot). I could also connect using the same ...
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Lost my Ubuntu 14.04 Partition

I'm a new Linux user. I had partitioned my 1TB hard-drive as 700GB Windows 8.1 and Rest for Ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I would boot up my laptop I would get an option to choose between Ubuntu and Windows, ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu 14 and WIN 8.1 - Windows takes over

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 from an official web page and installed it as instructed by many different sites on a pre-installed Win 8.1 VAIO laptop. I was able to boot to Ubuntu and play around, even ...
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I cant load into windows 8 from GRUB

so on my windows 8.1 pc the automatic repair loop happened to me so I booted into linux from a live usb. now i want to get back into windows 8 so i can use itunes. I tried bootloder and it gave me the ...
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Connect Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 14.04 using crossover cable

I have a Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu14.04 LTS Computers. I want to connect them to each other using Crossover cable so that I could Transfer files from Ubuntu to windows and back. Can anyone tell me how to ...
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Issues With WinUSB, Whilst Trying To Go Back To Windows 8.1 from Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I want to return to Windows 8.1 from Ubuntu 15.04. I do not have a CD drive nor partitions. When using WinUSB it errors out on me before completely finishing a new partition.
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Trying to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 8.1, but boots right into Ubuntu

So I am trying to dual boot with Ubuntu 8.1 (following this: http://www.everydaylinuxuser.com/2014/05/install-ubuntu-1404-alongside-windows.html) and now my computer boots right into Ubuntu. When I ...
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Blank windows after install ubuntu (dual boot)

My name is James and I am having a terrific struggle at the moment. I have been searching for hours for a solution, but none fits my problem. I hope you can help me out! I have been trying to install ...
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Windows 8 install [duplicate]

I want to get rid of Ubuntu completely and install windows again.But I can't seem to boot from a USB stick. It's not the pen because it works on other computers, so I don't know what's the problem. My ...
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You can not install Windows 8.1 on ubuntu 15.04 phenon IIx6 1090T

Download ubuntu, then download yumi and create a multiboot USB, set the priority of the bios, but every time I reboot does not start installing Linux, I do not know what could be wrong? or am I doing ...
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Installing Windows 8 after Ubuntu 14.04

I was using windows 8.1 and I was get bored of it and than i installed ubuntu on it. The mistake i done was that i erased windows 8 and then installed ubuntu and now I want to use multi-boot. I want ...
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Trying to dual boot Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04.02 but installer can't find it [duplicate]

I've read a lot of questions from people who have the same problem as me however there results didn't work for me. So I've already manually partitioned but it doesn't even see that either. It sees my ...
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When Windows 10 comes out and I install it on PC will i need to reinstall ubuntu [duplicate]

When Windows 10 comes out (July 29th) I am going to update to it, but when I do will I have to reinstall ubuntu/grub for dual boot to work again? I have Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8 on my PC at the ...
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I've tried every possible solution, my computer WILL NOT BOOT FROM GRUB

Okay, I went through the installation process to have dual OS; windows 8 and ubuntu 14.04. No matter what I do my computer WILL NOT boot from the grub menu. To clarify I have already: disabled ...
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GRUB rescue and out of memory - killing process occurs when I start my laptop

Using USB booting, I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS 64 bit on my LENEVO Ideapad G50 - 70 dual boot with windows 8.1 - In order to overcome Ubi partman error 10 ( I think its RAID isssue) by using -> Try ...
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How can I migrate a ubuntu virtual machine which is hosted on windows Vbox to dual boot ubuntu and windows

okay, so if the title of this question does not clarify my question, here is the explanation I have a laptop with windows 8.1 and I'm running ubuntu as a virtual machine on it using VirtualBox, and I ...
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Cannot boot into ubuntu even fter running boot repair

I could not boot into ubuntu so i ran boot-repair from USB, got the following summary i still cannot boot into ubuntu, http://paste.ubuntu.com/11455973/
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How can I access GRUB in Windows 8.1

I have a laptop with Windows 8.1 installed. I installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04. I can not access the GRUB to select Ubuntu, the computer just boots straight to windows. I have found the following ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 dual boot with preinstalled Windows 8

I wanted to install Ubuntu with my VAIO laptop with preinstalled Windows 8. So I downloaded the ISO image of ubuntu-14.10-desktop-amd64 and extracted to my USB drive with Universal USB installer. I ...
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How do I remove Ubuntu from my computer completely, so it is just a blank PC?

So a while back I installed Ubuntu on my laptop. I've recently been using it again but want to re install windows, ive tried many methods but none seem to work. So I want the hardrive wiped ...
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Dual boot windows 8.1 and Ubuntu?(Ubuntu preinstalled) SSD & HDD System76 laptop

I have a system76 laptop (Kudu Professional). It has an i7 core w/ 8gb of RAM. There are two drives: a 250 GB SSD and a 1 TB HDD. The Kudu came with Ubuntu pre-installed(version 15.04). I looked ...
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How do I fix boot problems after installing Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1?

I installed Ubuntu 14.4 (64bit) alongside the pre-installed windows 8.1 (64bit) on my laptop Dell Inspiron 7548 around 1 month ago (UEFI partition). For this purpose I used liveUSB according to ...
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Can not boot from Live USB on Toshiba Satellite Click mini

I've got a new Toshiba Satellite Click Mini and as usual, I'd like to get rid of Windows and Install Lubuntu (15.04) ASAP. So I entered bios settings (FN+F2) and disabled secure boot. Then when I ...
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Dual boot windows 8 with UBUNTU on Dell Inspiron 3543

Recently I have purchased a Dell Inspiron 3000 series laptop(Model: Inspiron 3543) with Win 8.1 preloaded. I want to install UBUNTU in dual boot mode with Win8. Kindly guide me how to go about? Please ...
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Easiest way to get GRUB bootloader to appear first

so here's my problem. I'm running a dual boot Win8/Ubuntu 14.04 LTS setup, I forgot to install the GRUB bootloader when I was partitioning for the Ubuntu 14.10 installation. This forces me to boot ...
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Boot repair fails to repair my dual boot (ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8)

Usually when I start my laptop, grub starts and allows me to boot either ubuntu or windows. However, after a windows update yesterday, windows is started automatically and selecting ubuntu in the ...
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Trying to dual boot Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu on Acer Aspire 779G

As it says in the title, I am trying to dual boot 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04 Lts. I am starting my first big boy job as a software analyst and as you can guess they primarily use linux platforms. I ...
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Trouble Deleting a Partition Containing Grub

Update: I have resolved one of my problems myself, but still need help to delete a partition. I left the original post intact in case someone has a similar issue and can quickly reference this post. ...
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Cannot boot to ubuntu (dual-booted with Win8) [duplicate]

I made an attempt to install Ubuntu today from a DVD. It worked well for about an hour, when I was working in the tty's, getting things updated, etc. I closed the my computer's lid and upon ...
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Live USB Stuck at Boot logo on every Distro.

I tried to install a linux OS on a USB. However, after I've tried eOS, Xubuntu and Linux mint, they all failed on the same occation. They all freeze on the logo and never get anywhere. I tried to ...
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Dual boot question 2 drives (Raid 0, SSD).

I currently have windows set up on a raid 0 drive and Ubuntu installed on a different ssd drive. On the hard drive with Ubuntu I also have the windows boot manager. I've been trying to set up a dual ...
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Uninstall Ubuntu Without Breaking Windows 8.1 Pro Installation

I have a Dell Inspiron 17-3721 With Windows 8 Preinstalled, I upgraded to 8.1, then 8.1 Pro W/ MC, I later installed Ubuntu 14.04 as a second OS. I want to uninstall ubuntu to make more space for my ...
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make a bootable usb for windows 8.1 recovery in Ubuntu [duplicate]

how do i make a windows 8.1 recovery bootable flash drive in Ubuntu?
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Ubuntu to Windows slow via NFS while everything else saturates gigabit speeds

I've read everything I could get my hands on and I'm still quite stumped. Hoping experts here can help. Everything seems to be functioning quite optimally with my network, as well as my internet ...
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Will replacing Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu limit processor fearures?

I've bought a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E540 and am intending to replace the pre-installed Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu. Will I be able to make use of processor technologies, such as Hyperthreading, VT-x etc., ...
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Share Clipboard Between Ubuntu and Windows Remote Desktop

I am trying to copy paste text between Windows Remote Desktop and Linux Ubuntu Server LTS 14.04 with Mate Desktop. I have seen several posts that mention killing the rdpclip.exe process (on Windows) ...
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Installed Ubuntu Desktop using a partition on my extra HDD but Win8 keeps booting instead?

I just installed Ubuntu on a HDD and when I restart my computer, it goes straight to Windows 8 login. I have 256GB SSD (where my Win8 and other important programs are installed), and another 2TB HDD. ...
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“Your PC ran into a problem” and it never restarts

I had the "Your PC ran into a problem" blue screen while I was using Visual Studio in Windows 8.1, and then I am never able to start Windows 8 again. Now after I set Windows as BIOS boot option 1, I ...
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Help with Dual Boot

I have successfully installed Ubuntu on a different partition than my Windows 8. When my machine boots, it loads Ubuntu automatically so I searched and found that I can use boot-repair to fix that. I ...
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Control Ubuntu 14.04 machine from Win8 machine

I want to control my Ubuntu 14.04 PC from my Windows 8 PC. Both computers are on Cisco EPC3928S and I do not have any problems connecting other windows computers. I can not get Windows 8 to see ...
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Cant boot into Windows 8 through grub2 menu

I installed kubuntu15.04 alongside windows8.1 and it worked perfectly for some days...but it stopped showing grub menu so I installed EasyBCD software and I think I messed up with its settings AND NOW ...
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Can not Boot up laptop after Linux installation

I have a windows 8 laptop. I went to install fedora 21. I deleted the D drive which had nothing on it. I then installed fedora on that partition. I restarted the computer and it booted into the bios. ...
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Is my windows 8.1 still available or not ? I tried dual booting with Ubuntu 14.04

I have been going on threads of dual booting Windows and Ubuntu. I can only boot into a live environment of Ubuntu using a LiveUSB. Without a LiveUSB, I can neither boot into Ubuntu nor Windows. I am ...
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15.04 Uograde alongside windows 8.1 duel boot

Having run a dual boot since 14.10 Ubuntu, it has run perfectly smoothly and updated happily; however I installed the 15.04 upgrade yesterday and now the GRUB menu appears and boots smoothly into ...
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Unable to Boot to Either System After Dual Boot Install

I just performed a clean dual boot install on an HP laptop that came with Windows 8. The install said it had completed successfully, but when I restart the machine, or power down and power back up, ...
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How to install ubuntu 15.04 with windows 8.1 in dual boot menu

I firstly installed windows 8.1 and after ubuntu 15.04. The problem is that when the computer boots, it only runs ubuntu. I want a dual boot menu for both OS. How can fix the problem? Other question: ...
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I installed windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14.10 only windows 8 boots

I had a windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.10 then i upgraded windows 7 to 8.1 now I cant get Ubuntu to boot I now have grub but grub will not find Ubuntu http://paste.ubuntu.com/11019932