Windows 10 after linux in dual boot?

Discussion in 'Computing and Networks' started by visionofast, Apr 14, 2019.

  1. visionofast

    Thread Starter Member

    Oct 17, 2018
    I've recently bought a Win 10 Pro licence and I'm about to install it along with my Linux mint 18.3 in dual boot mode.
    after a non-UEFI installation of windows 10, no bootloader and boot menu shows up...just a blinking dash sign appears.
    And after a Repairing operation by a bootable Boot Repair disc, just boot option of Linux is able to be recovered and appeared in startup menu.
    So, Is there any simple solution for this dual boot installation with no bootloader fault?
  2. BR-549

    AAC Fanatic!

    Sep 22, 2013
    I have run into this before. This is a solution, but you need to be a true linux nerd to repair it.

    And if you do repair can still cause headaches in the future.

    If you want to save yourself hours of anguish, buy another SSD and install operating systems separately. One OS on one disk. Always. But one can also run a virtual OS on one disk.

    Duel boot from your BIOS, not a boot menu on one disk. If you have a laptop, buy fast thumb or fast external drive to boot from. Or use virtual OS.

    Good luck.
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