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    Raleigh, NC
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    Microsoft Windows 8 (x64)

    Quote Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
    You might be better asking on Ubuntu forum - not many here are that familiar with ubuntu efiboot.
    Ubuntu is no longer on my system, this is an issue with my Windows booting configuration still detecting an entry from Ubuntu. My question is related to making a change in the Windows operating system to remove all instances of the old Ubuntu system; I just need to know where to go or what could be causing it.

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  2. #12

    You can try using this tool:
    EasyBCD - NeoSmart Technologies
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  3. #13

    Posts : 2,156
    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP

    Quote Originally Posted by JWhite1089 View Post
    Thanks so much to both of you, it does help indeed. I am much more confident that things are they way they should be

    I had done extensive research on this but now that you mention it, I don't think I ever noticed if anyone was using UEFI when they were noting their partitions.

    I do have another question though. Ubuntu is uninstalled and the partition has been formatted and expanded back onto my C: drive, but somehow Ubuntu (at least I think it's for Ubuntu, it reads Internal Hard Disk or Solid State Disk) is still listed in my boot loader multiple times. I downloaded EasyBCD 2.2 and the first thing that I noticed is that there are a total of ELEVEN (11) entries in my bootloader; 10 for Internal Hard Disk or Solid State Disk and one for Windows 8. I would imagine this is because I had installed Ubuntu multiple times in a few different ways so each time it created a new boot file on my windows partition, although I am certain I did not install Ubuntu 10 times. I have deleted them all from the boot entries in EasyBCD, but they come back every time I reboot. This is also the case when I interrupt startup and go to "Boot Devices," Internal Hard Disk or Solid State Disk is listed 10 times. I want to get rid of all of this garbage and make it 100% factory to bypass the boot menu and boot directly into Windows 8 wthout all of those other entries in the bootloader. My plan is to eventually reinstall Ubuntu and I know that all of these other files will be a problem.
    You are very welome; hope it all is about to be sorted. I'll have to pass on the Ubuntu issues.
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