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The obvious answer is this is happening because grub can not find the windows boot loader. The less obvious answer is because the grub configuration file does not properly specify the root for the windows bootloader. The default operation seems to leave that line out. While it would be somewhat complicated to fix the default Windows Bootloader, the ...


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This is usually fixed by running the scripts detect the installed operating systems and generate the boot loader's (grub2 in this case) configuration file. On CentOS 7, that should be grub2-mkconfig. Check that windows is detected. Run grub2-mkconfig but discard its output: $ sudo grub2-mkconfig > /dev/null Generating grub configuration file ... Found ...


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Question: 1. Why is rootnoverify not found? rootnoverify is a command for the grub shell you get when you first boot not for bash. By the time you boot into the OS it's too late to run that command. If you're already in the OS you might try adding something like this: title Windows OS rootnoverify (hd0,0) chainloader +1 To your ...


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The --root-directory option was used on the older Grub 0.97 - it's not used on version 2, which most distros use these days. The option you need is --boot-directory. From the man page: --boot-directory=DIR install GRUB images under the directory DIR/grub instead of the boot/grub directory A Google search for man grub-install ...


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Even when this proposed solution works for the original question (corresponding to Kali Linux), some implementations (i.e: Ubuntu v14) of grub.cfg may have no TABs at the beginning of the lines. Here is a more platform-independent solution, that could (lets hope) work for any GRUB installation. This is the solution (I use it as an alias): alias ...


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This answer is for others out there that DocSalvager's answer doesn't work for. I followed DocSalvager's use of ls to find the correct hard drive partition. In my case it was (hd0,msdos5). Then I executed the following commands to get back to the normal grub boot loader screen. grub rescue> set boot=(hd0,msdos5) grub rescue> set ...



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