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Tried installing Fedora alongside Windows 10 - No Operating System Found

So, I installed Fedora on a live USB and tried installing it to my PC. I think I somehow messed up the ESP boot partition and whenever I start my computer it says "no operating system found". I can ...
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Cannot boot dd'ed windows partition

Until yesterday, I was happy with my partition schema: Device Boot mounted at /dev/nvme0n1p1 * /boot/efi /dev/nvme0n1p2 swap /dev/nvme0n1p3 / ext4 /dev/...
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Create EFI partition before installing Windows 10

I'm currently using a dual boot setup on my laptop, with Windows 10 and Fedora and I'm planning to replace my HDD with an SSD for obvious reasons. I'll make a clean installation of both OS, but I've ...
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On an external HDD, can you make one partition booteable?

i have been wondering for a good couple months now: Can you make a booteable partition on an external HDD so you don't have to use USB or CD when installing a new SO? I have a good external HDD, and i ...
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How do I delete a bootable partition?

I want to delete a partition with the disk manager of Win 10. I have two OS and I want to delete a partition that has one of them. I have seen a few tutorials that use this kind of programs, but most ...
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MacOSX partition failure

It started when I was installing Kali Linux on my MacBook with a dual boot, I used a Live USB to install and when going through the install process, I shrunk my macOS partition on the hard drive to ...
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Moving windows system reserved partition

I just installed windows as a dual boot. I've decided I want to expand my windows partition, but in between the windows partition, which I want to make bigger, and my linux partition, which I want to ...
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Is it possible to boot from a symlink?

My experience was that I can make a symlink of a program's installation directory, which would allow me a virtual copy that could be altered without changing the original. Can I do this with a ...
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Windows 10 boot\bcd not found error 0x000000f

I made C drive as Active in disk management; later I rebooted the system it gave me error saying that "windows cannot find boot\bcd due to software\hardware changes,use windows disk to repair the ...
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Samsung series 3 no boot options

I had ubuntu running but wanted to switch to windows so tried to install it. But in the boot menu after installing its only showing ubuntu no windows setup option (i formated my drive using windows ...
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How to convert MBR partition to GPT partition using gparted live cd terminal without losing any data [duplicate]

I want to install windows 7 , but for that I need to convert MBR partition to GPT without losing any data. Creating new partition table will delete all data from hard drive , so other solution is ...
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NVDIMM DAX boot

I'm trying to find more definitive information, but are there documented examples of an OS booting from real NVDIMM (single or multiple), possibly with a DAX filesystem? I understand that NVDIMM's ...
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After converting vmdk to vhd Windows Server 2008 will not boot

I have a VMDK file that runs in VMWare just fine. I've recently taken the task to convert this virtual hard drive to the VHD format so I can upload it to Azure. I've tried two different tools so far, ...
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Does it STILL make sense to convert primary to logical drives even on a UEFI, so not an MBR system/PC/laptop

I have a Windows 10 laptop. I've partitioned the 1 TB drive into 4 parts and I'm in the process of making it into the the CLASSIC setup of: [ OS1 | OS2 | APPS | DATA | Recovery ] I've ...
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How to log write acces to boot drive?

How can I log access to my Windows partition to find out which program writes how much to my boot partition in a given time period? I want to use this information to find out why my boot drive keeps ...

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