Fix UEFI bootloader when Dual Booting with Windows, using Windows

There are several tutorials for fixing UEFI booting problems, due to Windows overwrites, or OEM manufactures Linux-unfriendly hardware, where Manjaro GRUB doesn’t load first/default after installing Manjaro or Windows upgrades.
This is a simple solution for fixing this from within Windows, which maybe the easiest and fastest fix for this, when you have a Windows multi-boot with Linux/Manjaro.

The solution comes from It’s FOSS 5 and originally posted by @ManjaroBlack here :

  1. Start/boot Windows
  2. Run CMD as Administrator
  3. Run this command (for a standard/default Manjaro UEFI installation, or adjust accordingly)
bcdedit /set {bootmgr} path \EFI\manjaro\grubx64.efi
  1. Reboot

That’s it! Grub should load first and WinOS can be started from its menu.


I edited it to read Windows instead of WinOS so people will find it searching for Windows. Hope you don't mind. :wink:

I guess I can't even write that word myself :zipper_mouth_face: . Thanks for doing it for me!


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