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Your partition table looks OK, but it's a bit odd. In particular, most partitioning tools put a data structure known as an Extended Boot Record (EBR) in the sector immediately preceding the logical partition it describes. In your case, though, there's no gap between your logical partitions 5 and 6, so your partition 6's EBR must be located somewhere else. ...


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while your system is turning on, press and hold shift until grub menu loads. check whether grub lists your windows partition, if it didn't show, try updating grub by using sudo update-grub if still it doesn't work, use boot-repair sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && ...


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You need to repair the Windows BCD: How To Rebuild The Boot Configuration Data (BCD) The Boot Configuration Data (BCD) contains a detailed list of what is supposed to load at startup. Microsoft indicates that a boot error can also be caused by missing or damaged files in the BCD. The /rebuildbcd parameter can be very useful when you must fix some errors by ...


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If you're trying to install a new operating system; elementaryOS's Grub shouldn't be showing up. You should be booting right to the GRUB/Bootloader/EFI Stub on the USB Device. You should insert the USB and run it from your BIOS/EFI Boot Menu. If its loading elementaryOS then your computer isn't seeing the boot record on the USB. If it loads the USB but ...


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When you partition your hard drive to prepare for the install, just shrink the Macintosh HD partition and leave several gigabytes of free space (you may need to create a partition and change the format to "free space"). Elementary OS will format and utilize this free space while itself allowing you to install it alongside OS X.



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