Not the answer you're looking for? Now, something that is missing in this whole discussion is what the equivalent command in bcdedit is for bcdboot e:\windows (see here for the question) –Davor Josipovic Dec 27 '13 at Of course, none of those worked. I finally decided, based on my own experience and the lack of success stories or real configuration information on the web, that easyBCD is of how can I boot them(7 and 8)? (sorry for my writing) Reply Rahul says Jul 1, 2012 at 5:38 pm I have Windows Vista Home premium and I followed this article http://darrenburnhill.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-question-w7-and-vista.html
Solution: I had to manually set the 'boot' flag on the EFI partition (using gparted, but other tools would probably work). –Pierre-Antoine Oct 8 '14 at 19:05 Well, as If that is possible, maybe we can temporary use this method until our grub are more stable to handle UEFI boot. This means I might want to use the /create parameter: /create Creates a new boot entry: bcdedit [/store filename] /create [id] /d description [/application apptype | /inherit [apptype] | /inherit DEVICE Reply Rich says September 22, 2014 at 6:09 am Okay, I figured it out for my problem at least: although Windows itself was installed in EFI mode, the bios was booting http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/363892-bcdedit-question-dual-boot-win-8-but-now-guid-win-8-took-over-win.html
To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center. This is it: dev/sda2 237M 85M 140M 38% /boot /dev/sda1 511M 3.4M 508M 1% /boot/efi Reply Felipe Ferreira says December 13, 2014 at 8:19 am Man… I just wanna say tks! Nightmare. If you wish, you can re-open the Administrator Command Prompt, type bcdedit, press [Enter], and you'll see that the commands for Windows 8 are no longer on the Boot Configuration Data
and what will be difference in the above mentioned step? If you have it Enabled and have the necessary partitioning done then we can proceed with this guide. Reply Abhishek Prakash says May 2, 2015 at 8:47 pm Then you just follow starting from Step 6. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Ubuntu Detect MS Windows How often does a digital watch show a palindrome?
Linked 0 SONY VAIO Pre-installed windows 8.1 dual-boot ubuntu problem 442 Installing Ubuntu Alongside a Pre-Installed Windows with UEFI 20 Grub not showing on startup for Windows 8.1 Ubuntu 13.10 Dual How To Install Ubuntu On Windows 8 Laptop Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount. Full disclosure: I'm the primary author of EasyBCD. http://askubuntu.com/questions/458413/how-to-fix-dual-booting-windows-8-and-ubuntu-14-04-on-a-sony-vaio At least in my opinion.
Thanks! Boot Repair Ubuntu my daughter needs to use old games / apps on a win 8 laptop, and i cant find any article for that. Thanks. Telling ise windows installation disk or contact system admin or contact comp provider. :( Windows recovery shoots same eror message.
Microsoft has given two ways for accessing/editing BCD: using bcdedit.exe - command line interface BCD WMI Provider interface - programmatic interface Both interfaces talk about BCD objects and elements. http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/windows-and-office/remove-windows-8-from-a-dual-boot-configuration/ Reply theVerge says July 17, 2014 at 4:59 am Does this mean that I have to reformat my HDD and re-install the Windows 8? Ubuntu Uefi Dual Boot Windows 10 Why do I see multiple svchost.exe processes running? Dual Boot Windows 8.1 And Ubuntu Can I do it with Wubi or through the Live USB/DVD?
My Background (skip if not interested and go to solution below): I have implemented Visual BCD Editor. this content Continuing with the guide, in other motherboards that do offer the possibility to disable UEFI which would completely eliminate UEFI and Secure Boot on it and boot in the normal BIOS Working as a software professional. We are creating the Root partition. Install Ubuntu Alongside Windows Boot Manager
Bonus Reading BCDEdit Command-Line Options Bcdedit Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7 System Will NOT Boot After Making Changes To Boot Manager Using BCDEdit Visual BCD Editor4 Windows 7 and Windows I'd recommend a common swap partion for all linux OS of size equal to your RAM. 5. Once you have set this up, the possible configurations that could help you in your job are limited only by the disk space on the machine. weblink In this part I can't help much since each BIOS is different for each Motherboard model.
Figure 1B shows the compatibility report that lists the devices and apps on my machine as well as which ones will and won't work. Install Ubuntu Alongside Windows 10 You have partition device, ramdisk device, file device, locate device - you have to spend some time understanding it and I don't think this is for the normal Windows user. The best way is to install Ubuntu/Linux first and then any any other windows OS.
If everything else fails then you should install Ubuntu in Legacy mode. That is just one of the reasons I am writing this post. Once we set up a password, we could change the Secure Boot value to false! Easy Bcd So, there you have it. Seven different options to set up multi-booting with Windows 8 and Linux. I suppose there are others that I have not thought about, or that I
I already tried most of the suggestions in the exhaustive Installing Ubuntu Alongside a Pre-Installed Windows with UEFI guide as well as Ubuntu installations when using UEFI, but I still experience Your system has UEFI activated (And can not be disabled) with Secure Boot. I goes directly to Windows 8. http://darrenburnhill.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-with-xp.html I reduced the size of the Windows 8 partition from within Windows 8, as recommended.
How do I install Ubuntu alongside UEFI enabled Windows 8? Failed to mount ‘/dev/sda5': Operation not permitted The NTFS partition is in an unsafe state. easyBCD let me do that with no complaints, but when I rebooted it just came right back up with Windows. Have we ever seen Data make use of his "multiple techniques" before First Contact?
Not sure exactly why, but it worked - just thought I'd mention it here. –user2959229 Apr 9 '15 at 9:17 add a comment| up vote 9 down vote To install Ubuntu If the PC does not load Ubuntu (but instead loads Windows, for example, as in Bug #1050940), or if the Windows entry in the GRUB 2 menu does not boot Windows Can someone help me? PLEASE READ THE ABOVE POINTS SINCE MANY USERS JUMP THIS PART AND WHEN THEIR PROBLEMS ARE FOUND IT NORMALLY IS BECAUSE THEY DID NOT FOLLOW ONE OF THEM.
Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count). Reply Abhishek Prakash says August 8, 2014 at 1:05 pm The same way as you created the /root. If Windows, or the boot process, or something else is monkeying around with the BIOS configuration and preventing you from permanently setting GRUB as the default bootloader, then it is almost Note that this will take a while.