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After my upgrade to 12.04, whenever Ubuntu tried to boot up it prompted an error indicating that it can't mount (NTFS) drives and I had to press S twice, once for each drive, to get to the login screen.

Now that I have disabled the auto mounting of drives, I guess I've made a mistake and Ubuntu no longer starts. I tried recovery modes (although I don't exactly know how to handle them), and then I see only a line which says mounting failed and permission was denied. It doesn't move past this.

How can I get Ubuntu to boot again?

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closed as not a real question by mikewhatever, RobotHumans, Jorge Castro, jokerdino, izx Aug 30 '12 at 23:51

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The question is a bit vague. What exactly did you do? Have you edited a config file? Perhaps /etc/fstab? If so, you'll need to boot from the Live CD/USB, and add that file's content to the question. – mikewhatever Aug 27 '12 at 0:23
I don't know much about commands in ubuntu. I just used a disk manager software that I had downloaded from software center (I always used to search "storage" to find it, don't recall its name exactly) and it had an option to mount disks in read-only on start up which I disabled (for both of my NTFS partions) and from then on after I choose to enter UBUNTU there's just a blank page. – user85476 Aug 29 '12 at 11:02
Is it a Wubi install? – user68186 Aug 30 '12 at 12:34