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You could try a boot rescue CD that specializes in boot-repair. Here are a couple of such tools: Paragon Rescue Kit 14 Free Edition boot-repair-disk


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If the drive is partitioned using GPT, windows can only handle 2 for the following reason. When GPT is employed, each primary partition has another hidden partition to go with it called EFI. When Windows sees this EFI partition, it counts as 1 primary. So 2 partition in GPT means 4. This is a sad limitation for Windows when testing a new build using GPT ...


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Just wanted to add another possible reason/solution for this error message. Problem: I had previously used this USB drive as a Chromebook recovery image holder and Win8 was giving me errors trying to format it. XP formatted it ok and showed a drive letter when the USB drive was inserted while Win8 did not. Solution: I ended up using the Chromebook Recovery ...


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This sounds like the Boot loader for linux did not detect windows and give the options to boot from windows from the boot loader, you will have to manually add in the option for the boot loader. But you'll need to install linux first. Since the windows recovery disk has wiped out the MBR of the linux boot loader Re install linux check for windows boot ...


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move the data partition to make space for the Windows partitions (boot and c:) use dd to clone Windows partitions to the start of the HDD format the SSD use dd to clone Linux partitions (boot, /, swap) to the SSD expand / so Linux uses all space on the SSD delete Linux partition from the HDD, expand data partition to the end of the disk You can do all of ...


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First of all do a backup of your image disk: it's always wise and safe. Then you can use VBoxManage modifyhd with this syntax VBoxManage modifyhd <absolute path to file> --resize <size in MB> In your case I think the commandline should be VBoxManage modifyhd <absolute path with the name and extension> --resize 10240 Reference : The ...


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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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