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The article Windows Update KB3033929 Update Loop contains the only two known solutions for this update loop. Before starting, I suggest taking an image backup of the entire disk and verifying that you have the proper boot CD or USB required to restore it in case of catastrophe. I would suggest in the future to always take such an image backup before doing ...


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Boot from Windows 7/8/8.1 DVD and start the repair console. To restore original Windows bootloader type the following command: > bootrec /fixmbr That is it! Optionally you can also rebuild bootsector if it is corrupted: > bootrec /fixboot After that, Windows will boot as usual, and you can remove Linux partition and extend Windows partition on ...


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Yes, but you must have your Secure Boot keys in hand. First, be aware that there are at least three forms that Secure Boot public keys may take: .cer/.der files -- These files are used by most UEFI implementations, as well as by the MokManager tool that's paired with Shim. .crt -- These files are used natively by most Linux security tools, such as ...


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You should first determine whether you want to use a BIOS/CSM/legacy-mode boot or an EFI/UEFI-mode boot. The former is the way that PCs have been booting since the 1980s, but it's an ugly and hackish system that will be going the way of the dodo before too long. Windows ties BIOS-mode booting to the MBR partition table, which you're not using (but could; ...


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You can chroot into your install from a live distro. This would allow you to run your grub2-mkconfig and genkernel all again. Remember to mount /boot first.


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I have the same problem, and solved as i explained : 1 - You should turn off fast boot, and secure boot, search how to do it on google. 2 - Search how to open UEFI(BIOS). Change the boot mode from boot tab, and save and exit bios. 3 - Press F12 at the start, there will be many choice, Windows Loader at the top. In this list, a choice (Start from HDD ...


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You need to overwrite the master boot record. You can use fixmbr or from dos, fdisk /mbr - see Does the fixmbr command repair the Master Boot Code only or it repairs the Master Partition Table, too?


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As far as I know, no. While you can use MBR-partitioned disks within UEFI, you cannot use BIOS (MBR) format bootloaders, as they expect to run in a mostly "fresh" system, not inside the UEFI-prepared environment. So GRUB.efi doesn't even attempt to start one; it expects you to give an .efi path only.


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You can't do what you want with GRUB, but you can do it in at least two other ways, at least with most UEFI-based computers: You can use your firmware's built-in boot manager. Typically, you access this via a function key early in the boot process. It should present options to boot whatever EFI-mode boot programs you've installed (such as GRUB, probably ...


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Which screen gets BIOS output during the boot process is up to the graphics card. Some graphics cards output to all displays simultaneously, some will only output to whichever port it considers to be "port 1". Most of the time they're not labeled. In the case of multiple graphics cards, the display goes to whichever one the BIOS detects first. Some BIOSes ...


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You don't normally activate a restore partition directly. Turn on/reboot the computer, and on the BIOS screen (or logo, etc), press the "Recovery" key, and follow the wizard. The recovery key is usually F10, F11, or F12, or may be a dedicated button, such as the ThinkPad's "blue button."



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