On Wednesday 12 Oct 2016 11:42:56 Andy Mender wrote: > Dear Daniel, > > You don't mention what is "the prettiest desktop there ever was", but I > reckon that it's a) a 64-bit PC and b) it's modern enough to have UEFI, not > the standard BIOS. Therefore, the drive is a GPT-partitioned drive (as > that's UEFI's requirement) and you have a /boot or /boot/efi partition > somewhere in the table layout you provides us with. It does not necessarily > need to be called "EFI partition" or something of that sort. Per my old > Windows 7 installed, Windows used a rather small boot partition of ~200 mb. > Your Windows 8 install is consistent with that observation. In addition, > you have something similar in your Windows 10 installation, from the first > 1mb bit onward and spanning ~105 MB. It's also tagged as "boot". > > Best regards, > Andy
The OP can mount and have a look in those partitions for any efi files, which would be a give away; or in MSWindows 10, go to Start menu, press and hold the Shift key, and click Restart. Then select Troubleshoot/Advanced Options and check to see if there is an entry saying "UEFI Firmware Settings. If not, your MSWindows installation was an MBR based installation. -- Regards, Mick
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