i have windows 8. i removed uefi settings(if i on uefi i cannot install ubuntu) and installed ubuntu(now if i want to use windows 8 i should on uefi).now by turning on uefi,went to window8,removed ubuntu and i tried to install ubuntu once again by turning down uefi,then i got the error error:no such partition grub rescue.i turned on uefi and i am able to log in to windows with no errors but if i turn off uefi and try to install i am getting that error.

i dont have win8 cd

can i get rid of this error by installing some other linux distro say fedora?


Windows is installed in UEFI mode, so you need to convert your Ubuntu from Legacy mode to UEFI mode. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI#Converting_Ubuntu_into_EFI_mode

  • i removed ubuntu from win8 and now I'm Stuck at the 'grub rescue>' Prompt . and if i try to boot ubuntu once again with livecd(i can go back to win8 by switching to uefi mode) it is not able to boot and i dont have win8 cd to repair it . i tried to reboot using ubuntu livecd but it is not recognising the cd. please help me . if the same question is already asked pls redirect me. – kobe24 Jul 5 '13 at 11:17

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