Can someone please give me a hand? I had a fully functioning Windows10, then decided to install dual-booting Ubuntu and now the system boots into Ubuntu, but I cant get back to my Windows. I have tried boot options via F12 but there is only Ubuntu.

Here is the report from boot-repair.

I really need to recover my data, please help me. Thank you very much for any advice.

  • Have you tried with Chrome? Chrome has most things built-in to make things like YouTube work without needing extra plugins. – Dorian Mar 24 '17 at 20:37
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    os-prober might be missing in your ubuntu installation which means grub cant find windows. Install it and then update grub, may help. – Mihir Gadgil Mar 25 '17 at 3:40
  • Did you leave Windows 10 always on hibernation or fast boot on? Then Linux NTFS driver cannot see the NTFS partition. askubuntu.com/questions/843153/… Turn off fast start in Windows. You may temporarily have to reinstall Windows boot loader to MBR with Windows repair or install disk's repair console. Then use Boot-Repair to reinstall grub. How to restore the Ubuntu/XP/Vista/7/8/10 BIOS bootloader help.ubuntu.com/community/RestoreUbuntu/XP/Vista/7Bootloader & help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2/… – oldfred Mar 26 '17 at 11:41

According to http://paste.ubuntu.com/24242309/ you don't need to recover your data since you did't loose your NTFS partition or any sort of data, it seem that you just can't boot to windoze.

Let's try to solve this.

Press Ctrl+Alt+T to open a terminal:

sudo update-grub
sudo shutdown -r now

IF you still can't boot to windoze from GRUB do a recovery from your windoze cd to boot back again to the windoze BUT you will end up not be able to boot to Ubuntu for sure, check a tutorial how to install Ubuntu along side with windoze maybe is something you missed?

You can again always try to use boot-repair live cd: https://sourceforge.net/projects/boot-repair-cd/files/ after you successful restore the boot loader of Micro$oft to be able to boot both Ubuntu and windoze.

Hope it helps

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