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Installed Linux Mint next to Windows 8, now I can't access Windows 8

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http://stackoverflow.com – I have two hard drives. One with Windows 8, the other I was using for w8 "File History". I decided to try Linux Mint on it. I installed Mint just fine on my second hard drive. Now when I reboot I can't access W8 at all. Here's what I've tried: With everything plugged in: Select the W8 HDD from the boot menu: blinking cursor. Select my W8 install disk from boot menu: blinking cursor. Unplug the Mint HDD: Select the W8 HDD from the boot menu: grub rescue> prompt. Select my W8 install disk from boot menu: grub rescue> prompt. I have no idea why I cannot boot from W8 anymore. I've searched a (HowTos)