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Is it safe to change BIOS from legacy to hybrid boot?

My notebook (HP ProBook 650) is currently set to boot in Legacy mode in BIOS. In this mode, Win7 were installed, and later Win10 on a second disk (so there is some sort of multi-boot for these two, ...
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Add EFI capability to GRUB2 on hybrid dual boot MBR type eHDD

I am trying to create a universal (BIOS/EFI) bootable USB HDD that can provide me with portable 32-bit & 64-bit ‘Windows To Go’ environments, together with a 64-bit Ubuntu-based distro and 64-bit ...
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Hide partition from Windows 10 to prevent hybrid shutdown issues in Linux

I have a dual boot machine (Windows 10 and Arch Linux), with an NTFS partition that is only used by the Arch. Unfortunately, after shutting Windows 10 down normally, Arch won't mount that partition ...
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Is there any disadvantage to Windows Fast Startup (Hybrid shutdown/boot)? [closed]

I just received my refurbished laptop (better hardware) from Dell and upgraded to Windows 10. However, I noticed that the shutdown and boot up times were longer than my old laptop, which had Windows 8....
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Windows 8.1 won't shut down or hibernate after dual booting Ubuntu. Hybrid boot issues?

So I installed Ubuntu 15.4 on a different partition just like I used to do with Windows 7. I'm using GRUB 2 to choose the OS and I can boot into the two operating systems just fine. When I try to ...
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Windows 8 in GPT not hybrid booting

Some days ago I bought a new HDD of 3TB size. I installed Windows 8 "normally", then I noticed that the system could not see all the 3TB of the disk, because the setup automatically choosed to use MBR ...
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Disabling Hybrid Shutdown In Windows 8?

Following on from asking Disabling Hybrid Boot In Windows 8 ? and reviewing Are there downsides to Windows 8 Hybrid Shutdown ? and knowing that Windows 8 will always perform a Hybrid Shutdown by ...
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Disabling Hybrid Boot In Windows 8?

Hybrid boot is a process that speeds up the normal startup in Windows 8 (apparently it makes booting faster than in previous versions of Windows) The normal boot usually looks like this: Pre-boot -> ...
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Does windows 8 hybrid-boot consume more battery than the normal boot when my laptop is turned off?

I just bought an Asus Vivobook and I've noticed the battery life is not as long as they say in the specs. I'd like to know if the hybrid-boot is causing this or is something related to my laptop. I'm ...
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Windows 8 reports WRONG uptime (possibly total Hybrid-Boot uptime)

The up time shown in the picture is 6 Days, 1 hour, 34 Minutes, 22 seconds. I turned on this Laptop just about 7 min ago. I actually think it like, Windows 8 reports the total up time while in Hybrid-...
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Windows 8 does not hibernate without boot menu installed

I run a quad-boot with Fedora, Ubuntu, ChromiumOS, and Windows 8. I have discovered that Windows 8 will no longer hibernate - it just brings me back to the lock screen. When I run it from command-...
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It is possible to reproduce the Windows 8 Fast Hybrid Boot into Windows 7?

One of the best new features introduced by Microsoft in Windows 8 is the Fast Hybrid Boot, which improves Windows 8 boot times up to 70% compared to Windows 7: Basically, what this new technique does ...