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  1. Re: Attempting UEFI Dual-Booting of Windows 7/Ubuntu

    @oldfred,
    what is the reason for disabling hibernation on Windows 7 when dual booting with Ubuntu ?

    @Matthew_Milam,
    for the dual-boot Win 7 + Ubuntu 14.04 on UEFI/GPT - I have it on a Dell...
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    Re: Trouble with dual booting

    EasyBCD cannot create loaders for UEFI/GPT booting.
    Windows UEFI boot manager cannot chainload "foreign" non-Microsoft boot managers/loaders.

    a) Dual-booting Windows 7/8 and Ubuntu using UEFI/GPT...
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    Re: Boot both together

    Do not use EasyBCD as it is not UEFI capable - it cannot create loaders for UEFI/GPT. First of all you should repair Windows booting using Windows installation or recovery media (which should be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: UEFI, dual-boot, no boot menu

    No complains that EasyBCD is violating copyright law ?
    Silent agreement ?
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Bios-Grub: 12.04 dual boot windows 8/EasyBCD

    @oldfred



    1. Can you please give me the source/reference where Neosnart / EasyBCD license confirms that they use grub4dos as source.

    2. Can you please give me the link of the modified...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Neosmart / EasyBCD = pirated software !

    EasyBCD is violating Microsoft Copyright pretending easyldr is its own product.
    easyldr is ntldr a Microsoft development !

    Neosmart company are software crooks, they just steal foreign work.
    ...
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    Re: EasyBCD / Neosmart is violating copyright law

    Everybody interested can prove this:

    1. Download EasyBCD
    2. Install in Windows 7
    3. Go to EasyBCD installation folder
    4. look for easyldr and extract strings - you will see Microsoft...
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    [ubuntu] Re: EasyBCD is violating copyright law

    Is it really true that EasyBCD 2.2 is EFI/UEFI aware ?

    I don't think so.

    Moreover
    1. EasyBCD is violating Microsoft Copyright by disguising ntldr as easyldr.
    2. EasyBCD is violating...
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    Re: EasyBCD / Neosmart is violating copyright law

    EasyBCD (Neosmart) is violating copyright law.

    It is disguising ntldr (Microsoft Copyright) as easyldr and pretending that it is a Neosmart development.

    Recommending such a program is not a...
  10. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    From Windows Recovery prompt only two commands are needed to repair
    Windows boot:

    1. bootsect /nt60 all /mbr
    2. bcdboot c:\windows
    where c:\windows is the folder where Windows 7/8/Vista is...
  11. [all variants] Re: how to repair Windows Boot Manager on dual OS (Windows 7 / Ubuntu 12.04)?

    For viewing/editing of complete BCD contents you can use Visual BCD Editor
    (runs on Vista, Windows 7 / Windows 8 ).

    Select the first loader for Ubuntu (click on loader in left pane).
    In right...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cannot dual boot Windows/Ubuntu

    To uninstall Ubuntu from dual-boot with Win 7:

    1. Boot from Windows 7 Repair/Installation media (CD/DVD/USB)
    Choose repair, command prompt then type

    bootsect /nt60 all /mbr <enter>
    ...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Unable to dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu

    I would start again but first clean disk.
    Maybe there is something wrong with current partitioning.

    To clean disk using Windows you go to command prompt
    and use:
    diskpart.exe
    >list disk...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Stuck at GRUB console after restoring Windows MBR on dual-boot machine

    You can use the file (from "/boot/grub/" directory)
    - boot.img (GRUB2)
    or
    - stage1 (GRUB legacy)

    Both files are 512 bytes long and contain boot sector code to load Linux/Ubuntu.

    If...
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    Re: Ubuntu Vs. Windows 7 benefits

    Ubuntu is $0, Windows is $$$.
    (but 90% of world is running Windows and BillG. is very, very rich)

    W7 pros: there is plenty of freeware for Windows too.
    W7 cons: professional software tools cost...
  16. Re: Booting into linux from Windows Vista Boot Manager

    For FreeBSD the file is "/boot/boot1"
    The utility "ufs2tool - ufs for Windows" gives read access to a BSD partition.
    Unix descendants need a primary partition ;)
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    [SOLVED] Re: UEFI 12.04_AMD64 - Win7 dual boot problems

    Thank you for the screen shots.

    In BIOS Setup - Boot Options screen the first boot device is [EFI Device].

    I think it must taken out of order.

    So your boot options would be:

    1st boot...
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    [SOLVED] Re: UEFI-GPT dual boot trouble: Win7x64 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS amd64

    Yes there is only one MBR - first sector on disk.
    Grub does not use active partition - it uses partition address.

    Grub install/reinstall - https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2/Installing
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: UEFI-GPT dual boot trouble: Win7x64 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS amd64

    UEFI/GPT I think is still in development and not used very much. New computers come with UEFI but with possibilty to switch to BIOS.

    On forums you can get more help if you stick with BIOS/MBR....
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    [SOLVED] Re: UEFI 12.04_AMD64 - Win7 dual boot problems

    There is a "System Reserved" partition which Microsoft/Windows 7/Vista creates on MBR disks - this partition is usually hidden and 100-200MB in size. It contains usually bootmgr and \boot folder...
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    [SOLVED] Re: UEFI-GPT dual boot trouble: Win7x64 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS amd64

    Can you post a screenshot of Windows 7 Disk Management to see how Windows 7 sees disk an partitions at the moment ?
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    [SOLVED] Re: UEFI-GPT dual boot trouble: Win7x64 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS amd64

    ATA WDC WD10EADX-22T (scsi) - 1TB - is a MBR disk. (Not a GPT disk).

    Your computer should have the option to switch between BIOS or UEFI firmware. ...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Dual boot windows and ubuntu 12.04 create SWAP Partition

    There is an extended partition already there ("holding" logical "d:") - no need to create.
    Just delete the ext4 partition and run Ubuntu installation it will create the needed partitions (logical)...
  24. Re: Booting into linux from Windows Vista Boot Manager

    I don't agree on post above in the part EasyBCD as it introduces third party boot manager - neogrub or whatever for booting Linux based OS.

    Having Windows bootmgr and GRUB/GRUB2 is enough for...
  25. Re: Booting into linux from Windows Vista Boot Manager

    Windows 7/Vista boot environment is more rigid and with less capabilities than that of GRUB.

    There is the requirement of placing Windows boot related files on a primary and active partition. GRUB...
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