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You haven't specified certain critical details, like how many disks you have and how they're partitioned. Therefore, a complete answer is not possible; however, a vague answer is likely to be that you need to install an EFI boot loader for Linux. There are many ways to do this. The two approaches that are likely to be easiest are: Boot Repair -- You can ...


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Simple rules for installation and booting: a) Windows can boot only BIOS way from MBR style disk (using MBR record + partition boot record + boot manager on active partition). b) Windows can boot only UEFI way from GPT style disk (here boot manager is on EFI System partition). c) Linux/GRUB can boot BIOS way from MBR style disk. d) Linux/GRUB can ...


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Execute sudo nano /etc/grub.d/40_custom , then add this: menuentry "Windows 8" { insmod part_msdos insmod ntfs set root='(hd0,msdos4)' chainloader +1 } And execute sudo update-grub Should work, I think.


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That is a good question. I had that same question a few years back and have a simple answer. I just tested this solution as I have about the same setup although I run El Capitan and Fedora. Personally I prefer the way you have it now so I come from the same starting point. This solution for your question additionally worked with Maveriks when I ...


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The simple form is: sudo grub-install /dev/sda where /dev/sda is the device you want to install grub on. This assumes the right place to install grub images is /boot/grub/. Otherwise refer to man grub-install and use --boot-directory option.


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I like @user598790 's answer. You might also try a bootable Linux flashdrive with boot-repair. Or just do a re-install of 15.04 and see if it cleans up grub. The problem, I suspect, is that you formatted away the grub files on the linux partition, but the grub files on the EFI boot sector are still there with nothing to point to.


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the same happened to me what I did was using a live Linux CD to backup all my data from my hard drive and do a fresh clean to my hard desk then I installed windows again


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This is the way to change the boot order in grub config. You have to be root or a user with sudo permission. First of all backup the old config with cp /etc/default/grub /etc/default/grub.bak then edit /etc/default/grub with your favourite editor (gedit, vim, nano,etc). Find the line that says: GRUB_DEFAULT=0 Change the GRUB_DEFAULT Value to the ...


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If you using GRUB2, you can boot up to Windows XP by this commands in GRUB rescue environment: search --file --no-floppy --set=root /ntldr ntldr /ntldr boot UPD: After booting up to Windows, you can rebuild MBR by EaseUS Partition Manager (http://www.partition-tool.com/easeus-partition-manager/rebuild-mbr.htm).


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You need just a boot entry in BCD which starts "install.wim" or "boot.wim" - a so called recovery loader. Then you chainload bootmgr from grub (bootmgr and \boot\BCD should be on active partition) Bootmgr reads BCD and loads "install.wim". By default Windows creates three loaders for every Windows 7/8/10 installation: Windows loader resume from ...


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Quoting from the Ask Ubuntu Forums: Run Disk Utility and click on your internal hard disk (the disk itself, not the partition under it). Then click on the Partition tab. If you move the triangular slider that adjusts the partition up and then back to where it was, the "Apply" button becomes active (it starts greyed out). You can now click ...


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Maybe (i am a total new on lvm and grub) you need to install grub as this: grub-install --modules='lvm' --boot-directory=/dev/rootvg/bootlv dev/sda To put grub on MBR and use /dev/rootvg/bootlv as the /boot partition where grub files resides. But if disk is GPT and you boot with BIOS you will need a special partition 1MiB to 8MiB of type BIOS_grub ...


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Always install the windows OS before installing the Linux OS because the windows OS bootloader is designed in such that it overwrites the all previous bootloader's/grub by a new windows bootloader. So first install windows then try to install Linux based OS.


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Is the 260 Healthy (EFI System Partition) my Linux grub thing and do I need to remove that partition No. Don't remove that partition. Windows also puts its bootloader there (see UEFI, especially here if you want the in-depth details). UEFI is designed to allow OSes to put multiple bootloaders on the system without directly clashing with each other, and ...


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The only thing I could suggest is BURG. It's based off of GRUB2 and is very beautiful. With a little work, you can learn to customize it and make it exactly as you please. The only big issue with it is that it is a dead project that no one has picked up. I haven't had any issues with it, but I also have a pretty basic boot setup. Mint, Fedora, Slackware, and ...


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Your answer is in another castle! Just gonna dump my recent solution to the SAME problem, as suggested by another user. Solution I HIGHLY recommend fixing the problem with a Super grub disk. I have had the same problems as you and this was what I used to fix it. Next time you want to uninstall linux, just use this disk as it features an easy to use ...


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If the entry was manually created, all you need to do is remove the corresponding file in /etc/grub.d/ using the command: sudo rm /etc/grub.d/<filename> Make sure you know what you're doing, you don't want to delete the wrong file as it will cause boot problems. Also, you might not want to disable os-prober if you have a dual- or multi-boot ...


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Just adding my 2 cents, on what I think is happening: Actually from a bit of experimentation it's not the presence of 2 partitions that allows Grub to proceed it's the "Create/Modify permissions" that you need to get into first to create a GPT partition table before you can format the partition. (That's why manual partitioning also worked for Dr. Gianluigi ...


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There's lots of ways for things to go wrong in encryption, I read of one SED drive that just stored the password on the drive basically in plaintext (more below). Sleep & hibernate are troublesome for LUKS sometimes too. I'm not sure what or where to find a good manufacturer, almost all drives may be made by 2 companies anyway, probably in asia ...



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