My Windows - Ubuntu dual boot system was working perfect for up to 6 months. After Windows updates, Windows can't boot. I have tried several things but nothing seems to work. You can find a Boot Repair report about my system here

Is there any way to get my Windows back?



Boot into a windows RecoveryCD/Installation Disk, click on Repair, then click on Advance/Other options, select CMD Prompt as the recovery option, then run the following.

  • bootrec.exe /fixboot

  • bootrec.exe /fixmbr

Once you have done so, restart your computer and it should boot into windows automatically.

From there you will need to boot into your Ubuntu LiveCD and run boot-repair to repair grub back to it's normal state.

  • Hi @Feg, I have already tried this but nothing changed. Thanks for your help! – giannis.t Apr 23 '16 at 1:19
  • Odd, can't seem to think of anything else to do then as that's usually all it required. (I didn't use dual-boot for mcuh nor very long). Can you see the partitions in gparted? – Feg Apr 23 '16 at 1:29
  • it looked odd to me too. I could see all the partitions. – giannis.t Apr 25 '16 at 18:44

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