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I have no idea how to make osprober find your windows installation. Have the same problem on my gentoo installation. I can provide you with a workaround though. However there is a drawback to this: You have to maintain this change manually. First find out the UUID of the partition where the windows boot loader is placed blkid /dev/sdXY Add the ...


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It is possible to have one-and-the-same Windows partition that you can run virtualized under VKM or run natively as a GRUB boot option. So in normal circumstances you run Linux with Windows in a virtual machine. When you want to run Windows games you simply reboot your PC and select Windows in the GRUB boot menu. This might void your reasons to avoid ...


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I still use EasyBCD 1.72, which is afaik, the last freeware version. It works under XP, Vista and W7. I suggest this as an alternative. PS. If punctuation really matters to the powers that be, I'd like to point out the following spelling error on the site. It's "I'd like to improve my answer!" not "I'd Like to improve my answer!"


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Two possibilities which I guess are responsible,though,I doubt for the first one more :- Your PC doesn't seem compatible for Windows 8 as it is a gigabyte amd board which might not satisfy Windows 8 installation minimum requirements ! //Probably this is the roo-cause Or, Your USB-drive wasn't made bootable properly! Try doing it with softwares like ...


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It seems that your boot loader on the hard disk is corrupted. The boot loader is the piece of code that checks the partitions on the hard disk and show you the boot menu. Since all your partitions contains Windows installations, chances are good that if you reinstall the Windows 7 boot loader everything will be well. Try to start the computer from a ...


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It is even easier with Visual BCD Editor. Click on entry to rename (to select it) then "F2" key to rename (as in Explorer) ;)


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If there is no license key that came with the media or on a sticker on the laptop you can most likely use Belarc Advisor to get the key. It is free and is pretty good at finding license keys for most popular software products. Another option would be to use an imaging tool like Clonezilla. You can make an image of the hard drive with Windows 7 and then ...


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Here is what i did with help from nix-dev mailing list. Initial setup MacBook 5,1 (2008) with Mac OS 10.9 and hard drive partitioned as follows: a) 200MB EFI System Partition labelled "EFI". b) Two partitions used by Mac OS (10.9). c) Two empty ext4 partitions labelled "nixos" and "home", and a Linux Swap partition labelled "swap". Cable Ethernet ...


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There are some slightly updated instructions in the master branch of the repository: https://github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/blob/master/nixos/doc/manual/installation.xml#L312


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In my experience, and in the experience of others who have asked similar questions to yours, Fedora is not reliable for controlling dual or multi boot systems. I had the same issue where after installing Fedora 20 (actually Korora 20), Fedora's grub would only boot Fedora and would give the error you got with the other installations on my system. Also, after ...


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XBoot looks good - it is an click-click-click Windows GUI to create multiboot USB out of a collection of bootable ISOs


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There are two ways : first: from start menu search box type msconfig,then Enter,choose boot tab and delete the OS you want Second: use BCDEdit The coming link will help you to do what you want : How to Delete an Operating System Listed in Windows Boot Manager


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It sounds like you are speaking about two user profiles being listed at login. Check under Control Panel - User Accounts and see how many accounts are listed there. If there are two, remove one of them and you should just have one login going forward. Let me know.


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You can do it using EasyBCD software found free at http://neosmart.net/dl.php?id=1 Make sure that the OS you want to remove is located in a drive other than C. If you want to remove the OS which is installed on C then you need to move the boot loader of that OS you want to keep to the drive C using the above software


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This is kinda old, but being a critical issue, another testimonial is worth it. I have an external NTFS USB hard drive that I'm using for data (no OS-related files) with 2 different PCs. I used to get constant data loss on it until I isolated the problem. One of the PCs is rather old and slow (Windows XP) so I was using hibernate for faster restart times, ...


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Follow the instructions here to install Rescatux on a bootable USB drive. Rescatux is a GNU/Linux rescue cd (and eventually also Windows) but it is not like other rescue disks. Rescatux comes with Rescapp. Rescapp is a nice wizard that will guide you through your rescue tasks. Simply tell it to fix your Windows MBR. It's so simple even a 5-year-old could ...


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You need to fix the boot record. In general grub (and almost all bootloaders) are 2 parts. The first is a very small and sits on one of the first sectors of your disk (physical sectors), the other is a bit bigger and sits in a partition. The first part manages somehow to mount the second and hands of to it. Because you destroyed that second part it has no ...


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This was definitively the wrong way, Dude! Before deleting or formatting Linux partitions, you'll need to remove Linux boot loader from system startup! Now you can only start from Windows DVD and try to fix the boot MBR. Boot using setup disc and enter into "Recovery Console" by pressing "R" key, select your Windows installation and enter Administrator ...


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What you can buy is an upgrade. Specifically, you will get an .exe file that you can use (in Windows) to generate an iso file with which you can install Windows in Parallels on the Mac. You won't be able to activate it since your product key is only an upgrade key but you will have the option on the activation screen to buy a new key. You'll have to ask ...


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When you install Windows 7, do not install it into the Windows directory. Install it into a different directory. Doing this will preserve your Windows XP installation, and add a option to choose your OS at boot time. When you install into the same directory, windows does an upgrade instead of a separate install. Please note that doing this will consume the ...


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See here: http://www.pythian.com/blog/hard-drive-inner-or-outer/ It depends on the bit pattern of the disk. Some disks hold the same number of bits per 'ring'. These are usually cheaper, less cutting edge platters because it's hard to make the densest disks without packing extra bits into the additional surface area on the outer potions of the ring. These ...



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