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I hade same problem. I REMOVED THE GRUB. Just download widows 8 or 10 from another pc. Burn the iso into the USB with Rufus. Boot from USB click troubleshooting, command prompt type: Bootrec /fixmbr. Windows will start normally without grub(Ubuntu) . You can reinstall Ubuntu again.


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As the_Seppi stated, using the the bootrec.exe /fixboot and /fixmbr should work. Sometimes the boot flag can be removed from the partition to boot from. Try creating a live USB of GParted and look for the following: You will notice that the boot flag is on my 2GiB boot partition. If you do have to add the boot flag back, reboot back into recovery mode for ...


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Not sure if Windows 8.1 MBR can be recovered with it ... but boot-repair helped me out a lot with other windows versions: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair startup with ubuntu live usb/iso/... connect to internet open terminal $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair ...


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The reason you are getting this message is Grub, doesn't understand most file systems by default. Grub Rescue is actually really hard to use, I would advise against using it ever. I would say your best bet is to boot to a usb. The reason it isn't booting to it now is it probably is not configured to in bios (so try changing your bios settings to boot to usb ...


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To rescue your grub, you can use boot-repair tool.This tool helps me lot, every time i troubleshoot grub problems. Before starting rescue operation, first you need a Ubuntu in bootable USB flash drive or Ubuntu Disk . Plug Disk or Flash drive and enter into Try Ubuntu mode. Connect your system with internet. Open Terminal by pressing CTRL+ALT+T. Type ...


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Run those commands replacing with suitable for your system grub rescue> set prefix=(hd0,1)/boot/grub grub rescue> set root=(hd0,1) grub rescue> insmod linux grub rescue> linux /boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-29-generic root=/dev/sda1 grub rescue> initrd /boot/initrd.img-3.13.0-29-generic grub rescue> boot Please taek a look for my answer here GNU ...



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