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Can't get to windows after installing ubuntu

I installed ubuntu to check it out but I was unable to install it correctly without the USB. before completing the installation when i restarted my computer it said "Choose your OS" and i could ...
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Repairing Windows 8 from Ubuntu USB boot

My student has a Windows 8 netbook (no cd/dvd drive) which reports "No operating system" when turned on. She has has a windows 8 repair dvd (not very useful without a drive!) and a copy of that dvd ...
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Ubuntu installer does not see windows 8 after changing partitions

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu (and Windows 8 for that matter). Here is my story so far in case these details matter. I have a brand new windows 8 machine, and I wanted to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 8. ...
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New Laptop and Weird Post-Install Boot Behavior

Just recently grabbed myself an ASUS ROG G750JS, and the first thing I did with it was set up a Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot alongside the stock Windows 8.1 OS. Quick note about the computer's memory: It ...
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How to remove grub from pre-installed windows 8

I've tried doing the /fixboot and /fixmbr commands in command from a windows recovery disc but grub is still present upon boot up. I'm currently dual booting windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 and my laptop ...
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I want to dual boot windows with Ubuntu

My computer originally had Windows 8 on it. I completely reformatted my laptop and put Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I tried using wine but It won't run my Technic launcher for Mine Craft. I also can't get ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Sony VAIO T-Series laptop

I have a Sony VAIO T-Series (SVT15117CDS) laptop that came pre-installed with Windows 8. After having the computer for a while, I updated it to Windows 8.1. I now want to put Ubuntu 14.04 LTS onto the ...
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Running Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite C55 Series w/ Windows 8.1

I have downloaded quite a few versions of Ubuntu and installed them on my system. When I boot up they give me the option of switching between Windows 8.1 or Ubuntu. When I choose to load up Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu server internet connection

Im using windows 8 with USB Internet Connection. I have installed ubuntu server using Virtual Box. In Virtualbox Network setting i tried all types of connections. Still ubuntu server is not getting ...
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Boot back to Windows?

I'm sure this question has been asked thousands of times but here I go: so I installed the latest Ubuntu (dual booting with my Windows 8) and it keeps booting to the USB I used. If I take it out it ...
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Wine: How can I make Wine applications look like Windows 8? [duplicate]

I just installed Wine and I realized the applications look terrible. I wanted the look and feel of Windows 8 on my Wine applications, how can I go about doing this? Thanks!
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Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Win 8 Tablet - Acer Iconia w3

I am Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Win 8 Tablet, Acer Iconia w3. I have tried to boot from USB and DVD via USB drive. Any help would be appreciated. I am looking to wipe Windows 8 completely ...
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Running Ubuntu on t300la [duplicate]

I recently got a Asus Transformer Book 13 inch (t300la) and would like to install ubuntu alongside my windows 8.1 install. I was able to turn on CSM and boot my live usb with ubuntu 14.04 on it, ran ...
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Unable to burn Ubuntu to DVD

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer and when I click on This PC -> Downloads, the file is listed as a Winrar zip file as ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso. However, when I click on this file, I get ...
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How to fix dual-booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 on a Sony Vaio?

I am currently trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a Sony Vaio that came pre-installed with Windows 8 in (I understand) UEFI mode. And I am experiencing the dual-boot hell. I already tried most of the ...
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How to install Windows 8 after Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have 3 partitions two are NTFS and the other is EXT4 for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to install Windows 8 on one of the NTFS partitions and a dual boot with Ubuntu. I got the USB drive ready to ...
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ubuntu not booting after fixing windows and vice versa!

after i installed Ubuntu 14.04 side to windows 8.1 , windows 8.1 wasn't booting then i install boot-repair to restore MBR ,after that windows 8.1 has been fixed and then Ubuntu wasn't booting then ...
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Can xFreeRDP connect to a Server 2012 Connection Broker?

We have a Server 2012 connection broker setup and I have read that there is a "/load-balance-info" parameter that it has which is required for the broker however when I look at the options in Ubuntu ...
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Installing Unbuntu on a fresh hard drive

Newb alert here! I am building a new computer and instead of buying Windows 8 again (they aren't letting me use my other copy to put on my new hard drive) I wanted to know if I could install Unbuntu ...
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Can't get Ubuntu to install in Windows 8

I saw Ubuntu today on my friend's laptop, and I immediately fell in love. I then decided to try installing Ubuntu reading the guide on the official Ubuntu website (which included downloading an .iso ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Where did my GRUB go?

I have an Asus Q200E 64-bit laptop. I was using Ubuntu 13.10 (and the older versions earlier) along with Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 for the last 1½ years. I recently upgraded Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. ...
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Failed to access Windows 8.1 NTFS partition from ubuntu 13.10, even after disable fast startup

I am using ubuntu 13.04 32 bit and Windows 8.1. When I try to mount Windows 8.1 NTFS Partition it is showing this error messageas below. Previously I was using windows 7, but I have no problem to ...
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manually installung Grub2 after Windows8.1 update 1

After boot-repair failed to install (both with secure boot disabled and enabled), I decided to try running grub-install manually using the following command. sudo grub-install ...
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Can't boot to Windows 8.1 after installing 14.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new computer. I had previously installed 13.04 and 13.10 without problems on my old computer, but it seems that i've done something wrong now. The problem is ...
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I installed the wrong version of Ubuntu on my computer.

I am running windows 8 natively and have installed Ubuntu 14 from their download page. I believe I have installed the 32bit version instead of the 64bit version, because it will not load the option to ...
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Unable to load into windows 8 atfer intalling ubuntu 14

I'm new to Ubuntu.I recently installed Ubuntu and now I can't load into windows 8. I tried boot repair but it gives error and if I try to go into Bios window and then load windows it remains blank ...
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How to Install Windows Alongside Ubuntu?

I have a computer which is currently running Ubuntu 14.04. I would like to dual boot with Windows 8. I can not find any instructions for installing Windows after Ubuntu is already installed. I am only ...
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Cannot load Windows 8 Following Ubuntu 14.04 Installation

This may be a duplicate of question that another user has posted, but unfortunately when I try to access the question I get a message stating that the original question was removed for moderation ...
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Grub loader booting only Ubuntu but not windows 8?

I have windows 8 installed in C drive (by default from Lenevo) & Ubuntu I have seperately installed in another partition. When I start my computer it leads straight to the Grub loader. There I can ...
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Dual Boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu Problem (UEFI)

I just installed new Ubuntu 14.04 in my Laptop. (Lenovo IDEAPAD Y410P). In installation process Ubuntu advice me to create a bios_boot partition. So I made it. Once the ubuntu installed, the grub is ...
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Guest on kvm wont detect disk even after seleting virtio drivers

Recently update to Ubuntu 14.04, and now using kvm but hit a wall. I'm trying to install a win8.1 64 bits virtual machine. I follow this tutorial, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMXctyhcrfs, ...
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Problem with dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 8

I have got a new Lenovo y510p with 8.1, When I tried to install Ubuntu, It did not detect the USB. So I changed the boot mode to legacy and selected priority to legacy first. Before that I had also ...
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Installing 8.1 Windows | Removing Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'am running Ubuntu right now ( 32 bit) , I burned the Windows 8.1 ISO (64 bit) on my USB now when I launch my USB on boot , I have language select , then accept terms ... and when I have to choose ...
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Can't Install Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I do have latest version of Ubuntu , and I would like to remove it to INstall Windows 8.1 but when I begin installing Windows , it tells me can't install in this partition because it's not NTFS or ...
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Grub Won't Even Come Up after Upgrade to 14.04 Dual Boot Win8

I'm a bit of a noob, so bare with me here. I'm running a Toshiba Qosmio V1.32002. I have had a dual booted Win8/Ubuntu 13.10 traditionally, and I recently upgraded to 14.04. Now when I start my ...
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NTFS Freespace Issue: Disk Partitioning for Dual Boot System?

Am about to partition the 1GB HDD on my existing Win8 installation, in preparation for installing Kubuntu 14.04. Issue is that the Win8 partition program is saying that about half of the remaining ...
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Dual Boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04

This is my first time trying to install ubuntu. I have a flash drive that will boot to the installation. But once I egg there it says it can't find an os on the computer. What do I do?
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Disable Quickboot? Dual Boot 14.01 with Win8 on Dell Inspirion Laptop

I have an new Dell Inspiron 7000 Laptop with an existing version of Win8 installed. Am trying to install 14.04 on it maintaining the current installation of Win8 as a dual boot. The Ubuntu UEFI wiki ...
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How to install ubuntu 13.10 inside C drive of Windows 8.1

I have done this before in my Dell machine.There was an option to install ubuntu inside c drive in win 8.1(It consumes 18 GB of drive space of windows c drive.No need to create different partion to ...
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Boot-repair can't complete a repair under Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 on my computer. The installation program wouldn't recognize my Windows 8.1 installation, but it could see the NTFS-partitions. I figured that I could make the ...
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Oracle Virtual Box: Windows 8 host, Ubuntu VM shared folder mount fails

I am really desperate - today I wanted to reinstall my Ubuntu VM on a Windows 8 host and followed exactely the same procedure as I did last time. But now I can no longer share a folder between Windows ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 with windows 8

I'm attempting to dual boot Win8 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I already had Win8 installed and have Ubuntu installed, and when booting I am given the option to boot either Win8 or Ubuntu, but when I click ...
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Why disable Fast Boot on Windows 8 when having dual booting?

Why is everybody keep mentioning to disable Fast Boot on Windows 8 if you have installed alongside Ubuntu? Is it something that is recommended only for UEFI machines or is it a suggestion for Legacy ...
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Problem in Updating Ubuntu 14.04, replaced Windows 8.1

And this is happening again. Even Last time when I have updated from Ubuntu Ver 12.x to 13.x, it has replaced the Windows 8 boot file with its own. And whatever I was doing (selecting option from ...
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How do I restore bootloader to windows?

I did a bootinfoscript, pasted at http://paste.ubuntu.com/7288803/. Only OS is windows 8. Notice on line 6 No boot loader is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda Booting to windows recovery disk and ...
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dual boot ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8 not working [duplicate]

so i installed ubuntu 14.04 on a windows 8 pre-installed hp laptop. the problem is when i boot the computer it takes me straight to windows and NO grub is shown. i tried following this: ...
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Dual-Boot Lost after Windows 8.1 Upgrade [duplicate]

I had a UEFI dual-boot setup of Ubuntu Saucy + Windows 8. After the 8.1 upgrade the machine boots straight into Windows. I can't even seem to boot from the live USB drive even though I've disabled ...
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UEFI install UBUNTU 14.04 Along Windows 8 (Dual Boot) [duplicate]

I have a preinstalled windows 8.1 with secure boot on. i installed ubuntu 14.04 in uefi after which it showed the boot menu for first time, then i booted into windows and then when i started the pc ...
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ubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognize win8

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 in windows 8, dual boot with Ubuntu 13.10. I was using Ubuntu 13.10 happily until I ungraded to 14.04. I got "serious errors while checking the disk drives for /." I used ...
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Files not being read when opening it on Windows!

I'd downloaded a few files to Ubuntu and then moved the files to an External HDD. When I read it on Windows 8, it could not read those files! So I performed Disk check on Windows(I read this solution ...