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*Grub* Windows 10 doesn't start anymore [duplicate]

I have a SSD with 2 partitions. The first one belongs to Win10 and it worked fine. I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on the second one and it also works fine. Problem is : When I boot, Grub is correctly ...
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Can not access Windows 10 after Ubuntu dual boot [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 but am no longer able to access Windows when rebooting. On start up my computer, which is booting through UEFI, goes straight to GRUB but there is no ...
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No Windows 10 option in GRUB and Windows drive seems empty from Ubuntu [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu in dual boot mode, I'm trying to switch back into Windows but when I boot up my computer and I'm in GRUB the only OS listed as an option to boot to is Ubuntu. The SSD where ...
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How to fix windows bootloader after grub install? [duplicate]

Ok, so that's what I did: I installed ubuntu and when I had to chose the partitions and grub install I clicked on overwrite "windows bootloader" or something like that, now everytime I boot, grub ...
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Dual booting windows 8/Ubuntu 12.04.2, GRUB doesn't appear and Ubuntu never boots [duplicate]

I got a new ACER predator AG3620-UR308 which came with windows 8 and I wanted to run ubuntu 12.04.2 on it as a dual boot machine. The box came with 2TB HDD. So I made 4 partitions with a raw partition ...
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Failure to Boot Windows 7 after Ubuntu install [duplicate]

My computer is a (brand new) PC notebook, without a CD drive running Windows 7. I followed this page to install from USB: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStickQuick The ...
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1answer
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How to make grub2 boot another drive MBR? [duplicate]

My laptop (DELL Vostro 3350) has two hard drives: Main one (/dev/sda), is a ssd mounted on SATA-HDD slot with Ubuntu14.04 (grub2 installed to this MBR). Installed on normaly hd bay Second on (/dev/...
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Windows 7 is not accessible or can't be repaired after installing Ubuntu 11.10 using live USB [duplicate]

I've messed things up a bit. I was running Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit in my HP laptop. I was using live USB of Ubuntu 11.10 and then I tried to install Ubuntu on hard disk using the same live USB. ...
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Grub menu won't show on dual Boot [duplicate]

I tried dual booting Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. Everything worked fine, and I know that I installed both operating systems on different partitions. Now, it only boots to Ubuntu, and it wont show me ...
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Can't boot to Windows 8 after installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

First of all, I know a lot of people has asked this question, but after revising a lot of questions, I didn't find my answer so I ask here because I'm desesperated and I need a solution... Here's my ...
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1answer
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How do I boot Windows 10 after installing Ubuntu 16.04.3? [duplicate]

When I boot the computer, it briefly prompts to press DELETE to go into UEFI BIOS, then goes to the GRUB menu prompting which option of Ubuntu to boot with: generic or advanced. There is no Windows ...
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1answer
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Can't boot up Windows 10 after I installed Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a Windows 10 laptop (Lenovo Z570) and I decided to give Ubuntu a try and install it alongside Windows. So I shrank my D: partition using Windows disk management utility, downloaded the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 8 dual boot problem where Windows 8 doesn't boot [duplicate]

I will brief about the problem, that how it started. I purchased a Sony VAIO (SVE15133CNW) laptop on May-2013, with pre-installed Windows 8 After couple of days I installed Ubuntu 13.04 using USB ...
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1answer
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Installing boot-repair 64 bit on my computer [duplicate]

I recently installed ubuntu in my computer, once it installed it was unable to boot windows saying that it was crashing due to the modifications the computer recently went through, then i heard about ...
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1answer
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Cannot boot windows anymore / grub not detecting windows [duplicate]

Some info first: I have 2 SSDs Windows 10 is installed on disk 1 Ubuntu is installed on disk 2 Boot/BIOS is set to "Legacy" and not "UEFI" First time I tried to install Ubuntu to the second disk I ...
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1answer
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Can't boot Windows 10 after Ubuntu 16.04 was installed [duplicate]

after installing Ubuntu 16.04, when I choose in grub startup menu to boot in Windows 10 it restart PC but loop again in grub start up menu. I tried - boot repair (to correct it - "recomended change") -...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 now I can't boot Windows 7 or 10 [duplicate]

I created a boot able flash drive using this procedure: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows I then used this to upgrade Ubuntu to the current version. After the ...
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1answer
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How to restore Ubuntu GNU GRUB screen? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS on my system along with Windows 10 as dual boot. The Ubuntu worked fine for few days, but last day there there were some updates in UBUNTU which I allowed to download ...
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How do I restore my Windows 10 from grub? [duplicate]

please help. I dual booted Ubuntu with my Win 10. After a few weeks, I decided to delete ubuntu and try some other Linux distro. Well I deleted Ubuntu from my Win 10. But now when I start up my PC, it ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 not booting after installing Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I have Samsung sf511 with Windows 7 Home preinstalled. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 last night. First I downloaded ubuntu 12.10 DVD iso and burned a DVD. I rebooted and changed the boot option to DVD and ...
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Grub menu is not showing. And ubuntu is starting automatically [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu alongside windows 10. But when i switched on the pc, Ubuntu started automatically without showing the grub menu. How do i boot my windows 10 back?
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Windows 10 not booting in dual boot with Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have recently installed Windows 10 and Ubuntu (Linux Mint). I was able to boot into both systems, but I had to restart Windows. After this, Windows does not boot. It shows the black screen with the ...
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1answer
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Unable to boot to windows 8 after installing Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16.04. I already had windows 8 installed. Ubuntu 16.04 has been installed in legacy mode and windows 8 has also been installed in legacy mode(not sure about windows 8). After dual ...
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Unable to boot into Windows 10 after installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

So, I had bought a new laptop which came preinstalled with Ubuntu 14.04 but I later installed Windows 10 after removing Ubuntu, I backed up laptop vendor's Ubuntu image though which came on the laptop....
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1answer
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error : no such device:… Entering rescue mode… grub rescue [duplicate]

Ok so I installed Ubuntu dual boot with Windows 7 last year. But I found out I never used it so I decided to wipe the Ubuntu drive from Windows. Next startup I got this error, note the grub partition ...
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1answer
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How to restore Windows as a boot option in Grub [duplicate]

My Grub initially had boot options for both Ubuntu and Windows 10 (displayed as "Windows 7 loader", since I upgraded from Windows 7 to 10 after Ubuntu/Grub was installed). Anyway, I was trying to fix ...
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1answer
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How can I access my Windows from Grub again? [duplicate]

I have been dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 10 for quite a while now and noticed that after the most recent update in Ubuntu, I cannot access my Windows 10 partition from Grub anymore. I have already ...
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1answer
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Windows 8 doesn't boot after installing Ubuntu (UEFI) [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu with my UEFI installation of Windows 8 (with windows 7 boot-loader because I don't know how to recover it), and after grub installed, I was no longer able to boot Windows 8. I tried ...
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Dual Boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu: Grub works, Ubuntu boots, Windows 8 doesn't [duplicate]

I had Win8 installed on my computer and needed to install Ubuntu, so I took a distro and created a live usb pen and installed it. Everything went fine, well not at first because my computer comes with ...
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Windows Boot Loader doesn't work after upgrading to 14.04 from 13.10 (Windows 8.1 Dual Boot) [duplicate]

I was already running 13.10 alongside Windows 8.1 with no problems at all. I upgraded to 14.04 LTS yesterday through software updater yesterday and now the Windows boot loader on the Grub menu doesn'...
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GRUB has no option for Windows 10 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 18.04.01 LTS alongside Windows 10 but GRUB doesn't have an option to boot Windows. When I hold shift to bring up GRUB there is no option for Windows 10. I tried to boot to the ...
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Can't boot Windows 10 after installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 10, followed the instructions without deviation and now I can't boot Windows. The error message is boot loader is missing. I can still access my Windows files ...
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Windows 7 not shown in GRUB menu after dual boot Linux Mint 18.3 [duplicate]

I made clean install of Windows 7, left some space unallocated on SSD and during subsequent Mint 18.3 install with default "Alongside" option did not got Windows in grub boot menu. I write this ...
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How do I fix “missing operating system” when Windows partition was marked as biosgrub? [duplicate]

I have a MacBook pro and have downloaded bootcamp Windows 7, and was trying to dual boot Ubuntu. I got it to download and start and went into the installation setup and it asked me to do something ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 not booting after installing Ubuntu 14.04.03 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 to make a dual boot system after a fresh installation of Windows 7 (64-bit, Professional). Windows 7 was installed in UEFI mode on an SSD, after that I shrunk the main ...
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1answer
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Can't boot into WIndows 10 after installing Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I changed the boot order in the BIOS. Since then when I try to boot Windows from GRUB it shows cannot load image I've tried disabling secure boot and nothing changed. I tried booting from the f9 ...
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Can't boot windows 10 after Ubuntu installation [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu. Recently I installed ubuntu. Hard drive partitioning for ubuntu was done during the installation process. Now I can't go to hard drives giving an error message that it can't mount ...
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1answer
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Windows 8 doesn't boot after installing Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 I used Ubuntu Boot Repair (as usual) to reinstall the GRUB and visualize the other OS installed (ie. Windows 8). Unfortunately,this time something didn't work at all, and ...
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1answer
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Will upgrading my Windows 7 partition to Windows 10 affect GRUB? [duplicate]

On my laptop, I had Windows 7 Home Premium preinstalled. A year or so ago, I dual-booted it with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I now want to upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 (it's free, so why not?) when it's ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 on same HDD as Windows 7, Windows 7 won't boot [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on the same hard drive as my Windows 7 (different partition of course) Edit: Windows wouldn't boot and after trying to fix mbr with Windows recovery console Windows isn't ...
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1answer
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Dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I can't boot into Windows 7 from GRUB, or can't boot into Linux from Windows 7 I have 2 HDD, on 1 I have Windows 7 and on other I have Linux. Both HDD are working properly. Help me to correct dual ...
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1answer
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How can I get back my Windows 10? [duplicate]

My first OS was Windows 10. Then I install ubuntu 16.04. But though the installation finished, the grub menu didn't come out. Then I format that free space partition and reinstall again. Also went ...
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Cannot boot Windows 7 after updating to Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

I had a dual boot setup on my system, with Ubuntu 11.04 and Win7. Yesterday I updated Ubuntu to 11.10. Now , I cannot seem to be able to load Win7. I do see an entry for it on the boot menu, but when ...
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Can't recognize Windows 10 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am a new Ubuntu user. Last night I installed Ubuntu 16.04 to dual boot with Windows 10, but now I can't see Windows 10 in the boot menu - although all of the Windows system files and folders are ...
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How can I regain access to my Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 7 [duplicate]

I am very new to Ubuntu. Chose the option to load Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 from my flashdrive. When I was prompted to set the partitions, I allowed it to do it automatically (to avoid issues... so ...
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1answer
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How to undo disk partitioning [duplicate]

when i install ubuntu alingside windows I had resized windows partition and now windows has got corupted and could not boot. Is that possible to undo the resized partition diring ubuntu 16.4LTS ...
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Unable to boot into Windows 8 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu alongside with my Windows 8. I have 3 partitions. After installing Ubuntu I am unable to boot into Windows 8. The error screen that I get says: Windows Boot Manager Windows ...
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Can't boot into Windows 8 after boot repair [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Y510P laptop and managed to get Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.10 dual booting. But then after grub was updated, I had to run boot-repair and now I can't boot into Windows. When the computer ...
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1answer
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GRUB can't find my Windows install [duplicate]

I just added a new SSD to my laptop. I installed Windows on it, and booted into Windows, and all is good. Then I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my second SSD, rebooted, and no GRUB menu appeared! I ...
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1answer
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Windows 10 + Ubuntu dual boot - Windows can't boot [duplicate]

I have a motherboard with UEFI (Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H with latest UEFI). I installed Windows 10, then installed Ubuntu 17.04 with dual boot option. Ubuntu would boot, but due to no overscan options ...

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