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To retrieve the zipped file just right click on the particular image and open it with WinZip/WinRAR, and the archived files will be visible now.You can also change the extension of Unable to bootHi. Prefabrik Submitted by PrefabrikYapi (not verified) on Fri, 11/12/2010 - 03:48. Now my computer won't boot. this contact form

lines the number should be corrected if these partitions had been renumbered. Restoring your system to a correct state will take some time, patience, and, as I said, care. Maybe you're not ready to multi-boot quite different OSes though.Click to expand... you can get a puppy linux live-cd,then use the grub bootloader config tool(in system tools) to reinstall the grub. see this

what command)? –Craig Estey Dec 12 '15 at 23:20 I went into Disk Management and removed the partition that Ubuntu was on. This will handle the grub reinstall. if i boot with the usb drive pluged in it (grub i think) gives me the option to boot ubunto on the usb drive or windows on the internal hard drive. Always glad to help. –pdf4664 Jul 29 '15 at 22:52 Hi!

  • I would boot a live linux image from a flash drive, download boot-repair and run its automatic fix.
  • From what you say, you're experiencing mouse issues.
  • This is fine as far as it goes, but it is not always possible.
  • both seem to have the mixed grubs.
  • I can usually set up a dual-boot configuration almost with my eyes closed, but I recently ran into difficulty.
  • install on a separate dedicated fixed disk and install grub to it's MBR.

For more info on UEFI boot install & repair - Regularly Updated : http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2147295 Please use Thread Tools above first post to change to [Solved] when/if answered completely. Ubuntu Logo, Ubuntu and Canonical Canonical Ltd. GodsPrototype, Dec 21, 2013 #10 lobo Active Member Joined: Nov 30, 2013 Messages: 130 Likes Received: 76 GodsPrototype said: ↑ I got into Linux mint, but then couldnt et back into I thought I was wrong once, but I was mistaken.

I was in the same situation as described in the question. It stops half way through and then stops. To use testdisk from your Ubuntu Live CD, in a terminal type sudo apt-get install testdisk to install it, and sudo testdisk to run. You also ran some Windows updates, and perhaps one of them trashed something.

I have tried installing Ubuntu and Linux Mint, but both always give the same problem. and the difference is not systematic. One Linux system and a BSD system proved to difficult to manually divide a single partition on my only hard-drive. Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the

husnalb, Dec 23, 2013 #19 lobo Active Member Joined: Nov 30, 2013 Messages: 130 Likes Received: 76 A few important points: - Installing an OS is not a beginner's or basic http://askubuntu.com/questions/199204/ubuntu-dual-boot-os-crashed-my-computer-now-my-computer-wont-boot-please-help If you want the operating system to treat your partition as a collection of files and directories (as opposed to a bucket of bits) you need to mount it. 4.5  Grub Installation can i hide folfer and file linux if yes how? Now, when I boot from the HD I get the grub rescue prompt and I'm stuck.

I had an open partition on my laptop and decided to install Win 7 to it. http://docsintime.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-boot-menu.html Hack the elections Has the Doctor ever knowingly interacted with his current incarnation References about tropical cluster algebras and tropical Laurent phenomenon How to refer to clothes without modern words ? I've never had them, even with PS2 mice. Make sure that your BIOS is set to use the optical or thumb drive first.

Try the sudo update-grub again, but if not then it is probably saying there is a problem with the win7 that needs repair before it will see it. Be slow and thorough. if i remove the usb drive and boot the laptop without it, it says that no hard drive is recognised. http://docsintime.com/dual-boot/how-do-i-revert-back-to-sigle-boot-from-dual-boot.html more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed

I suggest looking over those instructions again. Couldn't get into either boot loaders or OSs. Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign up using Facebook Sign up using Email and Password Post as a guest Name

I have one system where hd0 corresponds to /dev/hde/.

Right now I'm in the process of installing all of my games back onto Windows (so I've already installed windows again) I tried, but I guess I'm just not ready for You may need insmod part_gpt instead of insmod part_msdos As should be obvious, you may need to adjust hd0,msdos1 to one of your other disks. Try rebuilding the grub.cfg file according to the instructions in section 1.3.Grub doesn’t even print a menu, but instead prints “grub rescue” prompt. It is more complex than a simple installation.

When I booted my computer this morning a black screen came up that said: error: unknown filesystem Entering rescue mode... I had Vista on it but after the whole GRUB mess I just quit and reinstalled everything. Adv Reply March 30th, 2010 #2 oldfred View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Super Master Roaster Join Date Jun 2009 Location SW Forida BeansHidden! his comment is here You have to install a correct, consistent set of software.

I noticed that navigating through Linux Mint is very strange. What does this sign mean? With both of those, you can fully restore a blown windows partition [you don't have one yet, but ...].