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I installed ubuntu alongside windows 8.1 and i installed correctly by creating partitions and the laptop finally says restart to use ubuntu but when i do , it agains diplays a gnu grub version showing : -try ubuntu without installing -install ubuntu -oem install -check disc for defects.

also i have no idea where my windows has gone.

marked as duplicate by karel, Mitch Jun 28 '15 at 6:59

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Remove the installation media (disk or usb) and then reboot.


When your computer boots up, enter BIOS and change the boot settings so that the default device is your hard drive and not your USB or CD.

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