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Windows 8 problem oxc00001 after installation Ubuntu 14

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    windows 8.01

    Windows 8 problem oxc00001 after installation Ubuntu 14


    I upgraded my HP windows 7 pre-installed to windows 8.01. I tried ubuntu 13 using wubi then i removed it but once I switch on my pc , I get windows 8.01 then ubunto( which fails to boot due to windows boot error) I kept booting windows 8.01 that was working fine till I installed ubuntu 14.04 after I left an allocated partition for it to install. I made manual partition using the free space and installed ububtu. after installation, I did not find grub and I got black screen: windows fails to start ; oxc000001. after I used boot repair cd, I fixed my ubuntu and brought back grub. now the situation is I find grub 2 with ubuntu that I can access but the windows 8.01 load is not working. please I need your help as all my files are in windows. how to get windows 8.01 back to boot? I tried repair disc but it did not fix it stating disk error and partition drive missing. please help me and many thanks

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Try one of those.

    From the desktop:
    System Recovery Options - Boot to in Windows 8

    From the Repair CD/USB:
    How to do a Auto Repair:
    Automatic Repair - Run in Windows 8
    Note: You may need to do startup repair 3 to 4 times.
    Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times - Windows 7 Help Forums

    How do a Refresh:
    Refresh Windows 8


    How to do a Reset:
    Reset Windows 8


    How to do a System Restore:
    System Restore - How to Do in Windows 8
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    windows 8.01


    thank u for ur reply, yes I did auto repair using my windows repair disk that I bought along with windows 8 cd. automatic repair says reparing disk error that : sorry it cannot be fixed, try another option

    refresh and reset windows 8 : the both option say ; not possible because the drive is locked,

    it is really confusing, do u have another option please, I can only access my files on windows using ubuntu, windows 8 is not working
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1
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  5. #5


    Posts : 3
    windows 8.01


    no sorry it did not work
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