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Cannot find windows loader after Linux install?

Cannot find windows loader after Linux install?

Have you ever had this happen?

Your main OS is windows, and you just istalled a nux dualboot. But when you installed GRUB to the mbr, your windows loader got deleted! Hence you are not able to get into windows anymore... Sucks. But there's also a solution!

Boot into linux and fire up the terminal:

Then:

  • sudo os-prober
  • sudo update-grub

This will find your Windows partition and add it to GRUB so you can boot into it.

Simple as that.

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ive done this so many times by accident, sometimes update-grub fails, then you have to boot into recovery windows, open cmd and type "fix mbr". then update-grub works fine :)

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