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I have dual boot of windows 8.1 and ubuntu 12.04.

The problem is every time I turn on my netbook ubuntu will be the priority in the gnu grub menu.

If I don't select windows it will automatically boot into ubuntu... How do I make windows first boot priority before ubuntu?

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In file /etc/default/grub you have a line:

GRUB_DEFAULT=0

which you can change to indicate the windows selection, but every time a new kernel gets added, that number would change. A more permanent method is to rename the file /etc/grub.d/30_os-prober to 06_os-prober (or the custom file if you put your windows boot paragraph into one of those). The files are run in order, so that should always put Windows first.

  • That means after i change the file the windows will be the priority?...thanks for the info – user275647 Apr 29 '14 at 5:02
  • Yes, it will put Windows first in the list, and that is the default position. – ubfan1 Apr 29 '14 at 16:14

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