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cannot boot after adding grub menu entry

I have Fedora 20 and Windows 8 installed. I wanted to be able to dual-boot. But when I selected Windows Boot Manager in grub menu, i got: 'error file /EFI/Microsoft/Boot/bootmgfw.efi not found' I ...
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Windows 8 and BIOS won't boot after installing Linux

I've recently been dual booting Windows 8 and Fedora 20 (and one point Ubuntu). My Fedora kernel wouldn't load in GRUB one day so I decided to reinstall Fedora using a live USB (my laptop doesn't have ...
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Cannot boot windows 7 after installing Fedora

I had an openSUSE + Win7 dual boot set up, which worked as supposed to. Then I installed Fedora 20 on the openSUSE drive. Now I can no longer boot Windows, when I choose Windows 7 from the grub menu ...
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Fedora 20 - bootmgfw.efi' not found - GRUB2

I have a problem with the bootloader after the installation of Fedora 20. Today I've installed Fedora 20 overwritng Ubuntu 14.04 without experiencing trouble. When I rebooted the pc, I noticed that ...
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Automatically boot into Fedora instead of Windows 8

I have installed Fedora on a machine that has Windows 8 on it. Everything is fine except for the fact that it boots straight into Windows and I need to hit esc and pick Fedora if I want it to load up. ...
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How can I triple boot from two hard drives?

Please excuse the length on the question; this is a bit tricky to explain. I have two SATA hard drives in my HP dc7100CMT, and their sizes are 500GB and 160GB. In the larger drive, I have Windows XP ...
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UEFI installing Fedora 17 after Windows 8

I recently bought an HP Pavilion G6-2313AX laptop which ships with FreeDOS. I first partitioned it with old Ubuntu live disk to partition (I didn't have GParted CD on hand). There was an existing ...
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Fedora 19 Won't boot after installation? [duplicate]

I installed Fedora 19 on the same hard drive of an already built in Windows 8 laptop.When the installation for Fedora was complete,I restarted the computer,and I forgot to install grub.Now whenever I ...
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Install two linux distribution Dual boot

I have planned to install two linux(Fedora) distributions. For First Fedora installation, I have partition in this manner: LVM volume group VolGroup lv_root / ext4 lv_swap ...
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Computer does not boot from Fedora 19 disk

I am trying to install Fedora 19 alongside Windows 8, but I'm not even able to boot from the Fedora disk in the first place. I've changed the boot order but it still won't boot. I know there were ...
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How Can I Properly Set up FDE with Fedora 19 and Win7?

I have been trying to follow this TUT http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2013/02/23/dual-boot-fedora-18-and-windows-7-on-a-single-hdd-with-fde-on-both-ends/ and things were going well up until a point. On page ...
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Repairing Windows 8 after trying to dual boot it with Fedora 18

As the title states, I turned off secure boot and installed fedora 18 as usual using a liveUSB installer. This seems to have really miffed windows and now it refuses to boot. Grub2 comes up fine, I ...
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misterious collapse of Fedora 18 on a dual system

I've recently (about a month ago) installed Windows 7 and Fedora 18 as a dual system on my Dell Vostro laptop, and everything went well until my Fedora started shutting down out of a sudden, just like ...
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Just installed Fedora 18 and computer is not booting

After some initial trouble, I was able to install Fedora 18, but Had to Disable Secure Boot, disable Fast Boot, and Enable CSM. Side Note: I was reading that by Enableing CSM I was not going to be ...
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how to dual boot fedora 18 and windows 8?

i just bought a new DELL Inspiron 15R laptop which comes with pre installed windows 8 64 bit. I got no cd or dvd for windows 8. i want to dual boot my laptop with fedora 18. Can anyone point me ...
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Dual boot Windows 8 and Fedora 18, Both OS's on separate drives

I have an HP dv7 6051ei notebook which has 2 drives in where one has Fedora 18 on it, and the other has Windows 8 on it. Currently my fedora drive is set as the primary drive so when the netbook ...
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How can I switch from Win/Fedora to Win/Kubuntu dual boot

I've got a desktop system with WinXP and an and older Fedora. Things work ok, BUT I'd like to change to Kubuntu 12.10 - which I use at work. The install dvd apparently suggests that I shrink the ...
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Boot Fedora 18 from Windows 7's bootloader

In Ubuntu or previous releases of Fedora you could install grub to the linux partition and then add an entry to BCD (using EasyBCD or dd-ing partition's first 512 bytes to a file) to boot it. Now that ...
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Error while booting Fedora 17 from Live USB on Windows 8 HP Envy 4 1102tx

I am trying to run Fedora 17 using a Live USB on my recently bought HP Envy 4 1102tx which came with Windows 8 pre-installed. My system has a 500GB HDD and a 32GB SSD. Every time I try to boot from ...
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Installing/dual-booting Fedora 17 on existing Windows 7 HDD

I have a 64-bit Windows 7 install as the only partition on a 1 TB HDD, with about 350 GB free. I would like to install Fedora 17 as a dual-boot option on this system and give it about 100 GB to play ...
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Adding Windows 7 to Fedora 17 Grub Boot Loader

I'm trying to set up a dual-boot situation with my Windows 7 and Fedora 17 partitions and I left the install grub to /boot option on when I was installing Fedora. I would like to be able to add ...
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How do I prevent GRUB2 from automatically booting into an OS?

I am dual-booting Fedora 16 and Windows 7, and using grub to handle booting. The default is set to Fedora, and I have a real problem with getting distracted during boot and having it boot into Fedora ...
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How to migrate from Ubuntu to Fedora?

I am considering moving from Ubuntu to another Linux distribution, most likely Fedora. I'm generally familiar with classic command line tools, and I'm comfortable using both of these distributions, ...
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How should I install Fedora or any other Linux in USB hard disk and configure booting?

I want to install Fedora or any other Linux in USB hard disk. I have Windows XP installed in internal HDD. When USB HDD is attached to my PC, it should ask me to boot from Win XP or Linux. ...
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Restoring a Lenovo x220 that won't boot

My Lenovo x220 notebook no longer boots from the hard drive. If I use a gparted live OS, it says that the entire hard drive is unallocated space. If I start an installation from a Fedora 15 live OS, ...
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fedora dual boot on Windows 7

I have a desktop with Windows 7 installed. Now, I want to install Fedora 14 along with Windows 7 as dual boot. My desktop has one hard drive 320GB with partition (local C:, recovery D: and HP_tools ...
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Windows Vista Boot mgr is missing after dual-booting with Fedora 14

Boot mgr is missing This error is showing up when I choose Windows Vista (a.k.a. Other) from Grub after dual-booting with Fedora 14. How can I fix this problem if I don't have my Windows Vista ...
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How can I uninstall Fedora on a dual boot system without a Windows CD?

I'm running a dual boot system with Windows XP and Fedora 13. I would like to uninstall Fedora 13 and remain with Windows XP only. This fedora document says I need to boot from a Windows XP ...
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Time an hour out on dual boot

I'm currently having some bother with a dual boot box running Windows XP and Fedora. Whenever I reboot into the other operating system, the time is an hour out - when going from Fedora to Windows, ...
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How can I make Grub recognise my old Linux Partition

Problem: I have two partitions. On one I have installed Fedora 9 and on my other partition I just installed Fedora 12. Now that I've installed Fedora 12 I can't get Grub to boot the old partition. ...
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How to resize a Windows Vista partition to use the extra space for dual-booting with Fedora using GRUB?

I just got a new laptop and it came pre-installed with a Windows Vista. But I am a Fedora user. Now, it would be easy for me to just remove Vista and use the entire disk space for Fedora. But the ...
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Partitioning for Windows 7 and Fedora 11 dual boot

I am new to Linux and would like to install Fedora 11 on a notebook with Windows 7 already installed. Currently the HDD has 2 primary partitions (System Reserved and C:), some free space and an ...