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So I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my PC. in the installation i chose the option to only install Ubuntu and delete win7 completely. when i reboot after the installation is complete it tries to boot up win7 with the following Error:

Status: 0xc000000e
Info: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.

I'm new to the whole Linux thing. appreciate any help i can get.

EDIT: here's my fdisk log-file as requested

Disk /dev/sda: 128.0 GB, 128035676160 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 15566 cylinders, total 250069680 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x000218b6

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sda1   *        2048   216518655   108258304   83  Linux
/dev/sda2       216520702   250068991    16774145    5  Extended
/dev/sda5       216520704   250068991    16774144   82  Linux swap / Solaris

Disk /dev/sdb: 2000.4 GB, 2000398934016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 243201 cylinders, total 3907029168 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0xa5ae9d9c

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sdb1   *        2048  3907026943  1953512448    7  HPFS/NTFS/exFAT
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give your fdisk log details. –  3bu1 Jun 4 '13 at 15:38
    
Looks like ubuntu didn't install successfully, otherwise you would have been provided with a grub menu, which would allow you to select from multiple operating systems installed and stuff like memtest –  JohnMerlino Jun 4 '13 at 15:46
    
@3bu1 tell me how to do it, and i will gladly show you my fdisk log –  user164393 Jun 4 '13 at 15:51
    
@JohnMerlino i tried to install ubuntu like 3 times to today... was always "succesfull" but had always that error after reboot. –  user164393 Jun 4 '13 at 15:52
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@user164393 Correct, remove one of the HDD's (decide which one you want to use for Ubuntu and remove the other one), then go through the install again. Once you finish the installation and you can boot into/ use Ubuntu then you can decide if you would like to put the other HDD back into the computer. I think having 2 HDD's in the computer during the install is confusing you when you go through the install options so let's try it this way. Let us know how it goes. –  kingmilo Jun 4 '13 at 17:23

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  1. Run Boot-Repair's Recommended Repair. Write the URL on a paper.
  2. Make your BIOS boot on the Windows disk (2TB)
  3. Reboot the PC. You should see a (GRUB) menu with access to both Ubuntu and Windows. If any problem, indicate the URL.
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