Restore boot menu after Windows 10 "takeover"

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Restore boot menu after Windows 10 "takeover"

Postby timg11 » Sat Oct 17, 2015 8:24 am

I have a system that uses BIBM to dual boot between Ubuntu and Windows 10. I did a clean re-install of Windows 10 into its partition.
After doing that, Windows bypassed BIBM and booted directly. I booted to BIBM on a USB stick and set the BIBM partition to active and rebooted.
Then the system booted into BIBM, and asked to reactiveate BIBM. I said yes.

Now when I boot, BIBM goes directly to partition work and never displays the boot menu.
The boot menu is still available on the BIBM desktop, and correctly links Ubuntu and Windows 10 to the correct partitions.

How do I get BIBM to display the boot menu again when starting up?
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Re: Restore boot menu after Windows 10 "takeover"

Postby Bob Coleman » Sat Oct 17, 2015 2:25 pm

After installing Windows 10, all you should have done is boot the BIBM USB stick and selected "Reactivate BIBM.

When you create the BIBM USB stick, in Boot Options, you have to choose either Normal or Partition Work.

This is a somewhat educated guess, but I think you have somehow ended up in the situation that would have resulted from choosing Partition Work.

I seem to recall that this can be changed from Settings in the installed BIBM, but I don't think I've ever done it and can't conveniently look for the option at the moment.

Alternatively, you can, of course, reinstall BIBM, but I don't know if that would wipe out your current environment, particularly Boot Items.
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Re: Restore boot menu after Windows 10 "takeover"

Postby timg11 » Sat Oct 17, 2015 3:05 pm

I have looked through the settings, but I can't find anything to cause it to start to the Boot Menu instead of Partition Work.
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Re: Restore boot menu after Windows 10 "takeover"

Postby TeraByte Support(PP) » Sat Oct 17, 2015 3:55 pm

Check the bootitbm.ini file for the "StartAt=2" option. Remove it if it's there (page 76 of the manual).
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Re: Restore boot menu after Windows 10 "takeover"

Postby timg11 » Sun Oct 18, 2015 1:54 am

That was it - Thank you!
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