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GRUB2 and Windows 8 equals no hybernation nor fast bootup

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    GRUB2 and Windows 8 equals no hybernation nor fast bootup

    Hello, i have problem with my dualboot. When installing ubuntu 13.04 and window 8 along each other, windows 8 won't hybernate (screen just gets blank and lock itself), tha same with turning computer off (when fast bootup is enabled). When i recover mbr using bootrec.exe /fixmbr (basicly switch back from GRUB2 so i cannot boot into linux) everything works fine. Could someone aim me to direction where to look for answers? Atleast that would be really appreciated

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    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
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    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    Are they both running off of the same drive? I had Ubuntu installed as a dual boot like that into Windows 7 at one time, I had similar problems. But that was an old version of Ubuntu, before 10. I eventually put Ubuntu on it's own drive and it was better. But then the system crashed and I never installed Ubuntu as a dual boot after that.

    So, if you use Fixmbr, you cant get into Ubuntu? Try changing your Boot Loader to Legacy mode, see if that works:

    How to Disable New Metro Boot Loader and Bring Back Windows Vista and 7 Style Boot Loader in Windows 8? - AskVG

    bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy legacy

    run that in Admin command prompt, then try to get into Ubuntu that way.
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    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    I found this video in the General Support section:

    (Sorry, I cant figure out how to do the embedding)

    It shows how to install Ubuntu alongside Win 8
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GRUB2 and Windows 8 equals no hybernation nor fast bootup
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