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Can't boot into Windows on dual boot with ubuntu


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#1
Well I did a stupid thing while repairing my boot loader system using EasyBCD on Windows. I selected Ubuntu as default bootloader and also selected the 'Skip the boot menu' option and applied those settings.
Now whenever I select Windows on the GRUB , it redirects to the GRUB leaving me no choice but Ubuntu.
I can access the windows drives but can't boot into it.
Is there anyway to solve this issue?
P.S.- I don't have recovery.
 

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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.0 x64
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Toshiba Satelite C55D-A Laptop
    CPU
    AMD EI 1200
    Memory
    4 gb DDR3
    Graphics Card(s)
    Raedon 340 MB dedicated Ram
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Built in
    Screen Resolution
    1366 x 768
    Hard Drives
    640 GB (spinner) Sata II
    Keyboard
    Built in
    Mouse
    Touch pad
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#3
Actually the thing is I made changes in windows boot settings which somehow redirects to GRUB again.

If I have to make any change I think it should probably on windows side. Is there anyway to edit windows boot settings without logging into it.
 

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You need to create a WinPE boot usb with EasyBCD on it. Boot the USB stick and edit your boot settings on the Windows HD. There may be a "rescue disc" out there with EasyBCD already on it.

I suggested doing it from Linux because in multiboot situations there tend to be many more tools that work in Linux than in Windows. For a long time Windows wasn't very away of Linux but Linux had to be very aware of Windows. But I haven't done multi-boot in years. Only on the old MBR based systems.

Make sure any guide for running EasyBCD to fix Windows from a boot USB is written for Windows 8/10 and is UEFI aware.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.0 x64
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Toshiba Satelite C55D-A Laptop
    CPU
    AMD EI 1200
    Memory
    4 gb DDR3
    Graphics Card(s)
    Raedon 340 MB dedicated Ram
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Built in
    Screen Resolution
    1366 x 768
    Hard Drives
    640 GB (spinner) Sata II
    Keyboard
    Built in
    Mouse
    Touch pad