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    Re: Windows 8 inaccessible after boot repair

    Yay and Hooray! Thank you, oldfred, I could kiss you. I moved the file as you said and now Windows is back. It even appears that I can choose either Windows or Ubuntu from the Grub menu. Phew ... And...
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    Re: Windows 8 inaccessible after boot repair

    My thanks to both of you, oldfred and YannBantu, for persisting with my problem.

    Yes, YannBuntu, my problem is only to access Windows. And yes, I "should" be able to access it via the Windows...
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    Re: Windows 8 inaccessible after boot repair

    OK, thanks. But I'm still stuck. Sorry to be a pest but how do I get my laptop back to the state it was before I ran Boot Repair?

    1) Would "Restore MBR" help?

    2) Should I try non-UEFI (i.e....
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    Re: Windows 8 inaccessible after boot repair

    I don't see any "Restore EFI backups" option.

    Do you mean "Restore MBR"?
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    Re: Windows 8 inaccessible after boot repair

    No. If I turn secure boot on, nothing works - no Windows, no Ubuntu.

    I have tried everything I can think of but I cannot get it to boot to Windows.

    If I need to rename files, please tell me...
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    Re: Windows 8 inaccessible after boot repair

    I'm sorry, I don't understand what you say I should do.

    Using the Grub menu, the only option that works is 'Ubuntu'. If I select anything else it fails and takes me back to Grub.

    Boot Repair...
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    Re: Windows 8 inaccessible after boot repair

    OK, I've run Boot-Repair --> Adv options --> tick "Backup and rename EFI files" --> Apply ... here's the URL

    http://paste.ubuntu.com/5639054/

    When I reboot with SecureBoot disabled ...
    - I get...
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    Re: Windows 8 inaccessible after boot repair

    Many thanks for your prompt reply. I'm away from my laptop until tomorrow. Will try your suggestion and report back as soon as I can.
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    Windows 8 inaccessible after boot repair

    Hi - hope you can help me.

    Brand new Asus K55V laptop (Intel i5 CPU, 6 Gb RAM, one 500 Gb HDD ) with Windows 8 pre-installed.

    Installed Ubuntu alonside Windows 8 and, initially...
    - if BIOS...
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