How to make Windows boot by default instead of Ubuntu with DualBoot

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Beyond the benefits that smartphones can offer, computers are still very important tools today. Users' requests grow as the days go by and manufacturers do everything they can to satisfy them. In this article you will learn how to boot windows by default instead of ubuntu with dualboot.

If you don't understand very well what the topic is about, don't worry. This paper serves precisely to clarify all doubts you might have. All the information you need to use two operating systems on one computer, you'll get it here. How about starting?

What is DualBoot about?

As mentioned above, the needs of users are increasingly demanding. All of this has reached a point where a single operating system is not enough. Of course, why limit yourself to enjoying the advantages of a single software and being able to install several?

Each operating system has a number of features, tools and functions that others do not have. Is it possible at least to have two in one? Yup! And this is possible with DualBoot.

The DualBoot is simply a dual boot system. This means that it is a mechanism that allows you to start your computer with two operating systems. Combinations? Many. You can install and use Linux on a Chromebook, for example.

A big plus

Anyone who habitually uses a computer thanks for this wonderful tool. And, of course, for the ability of computers to support two hard drives with two different operating systems. And, of course, implement a boot system.

The great utility of the DualBoot is closely linked to the failure of one of the two hard drives. Or the famous blue screen or to resolve the error "checking the data of the Dmi pool". The ability to use your computer via another hard drive with another operating system allows you to make corrections.

Through the boot system you could also set a password for the BIOS or UEFI. Which is, of course, a highly recommended safety measure.

The most used combination

In short, DualBoot gives you the ability to carry out practically any kind of combination in terms of operating systems. However, there is a very high trend for a specific combination.

This is the Windows-Linux combination. Respectively the first and the third most used operating system in the world. Each has different and very important characteristics.

It can be said, therefore, that the trend has many bases and bases to place this combination as the most used. But what happens when you want to choose one of the systems as the default?

Allow Windows to start by default

The DualBoot has been used mostly by users who are tentatively trying to migrate to another operating system. Some are not convinced. That's why they decide to use a default operating system.

Precisely, most of the time it happens with Windows users trying to migrate to Linux. Do you want to allow Windows to boot by default instead of Ubuntu? Here is the solution.

Step by step

The easiest way to allow default Windows boot instead of Ubuntu you are about to find out. To do this, you must already be using Windows and access the system settings.

  1. Press the Windows + R keys.
  2. Type msconfig.
  3. Press "Enter".
  4. This will give you access to the system settings. You need to locate the "Startup" tab.
  5. Once reached, the two operating systems available to boot will appear.
  6. Select the Windows operating system and click the button “Set as default”. .
  7. Click "OK". Then a box will appear indicating that a reboot is required. Click on the "Restart" button.

Windows is your default operating system!

See how easy it was to allow Windows to boot by default instead of Ubuntu? There is no need to get too complicated and it won't take too long either.

Whenever you need Linux, it will be there for you and you can make the most of it. Do you need to reset or recover Windows password with Ubuntu Linux? Do it thanks DualBoot!

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