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Scenario:

  • I had ubuntu 13.10 installed.
  • tried to boot with a windows usb
  • windows setup frozen after selecting "Delete" on an empty ntfs partition
  • restarted the laptop with power button

Now when i try to boot, it enters grub_rescue console.

So, i made a live usb with ubuntu. I get this kind of errors when booting from live usb. enter image description here

I tried different linux distros (manjaro, xubuntu) on different usb drives, same issue, stuck on killing processes.

Also when I try to boot with a windows usb, it hangs at windows logo.

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After a while waiting to boot, it stucks on this kind of erros: enter image description here

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how did you create bootable live usb? –  Avinash Raj Jan 3 at 13:06
    
"dd" command line utility from mac / unetbootin / universal usb installer from windows, same result. –  Simion Agavriloaei Jan 3 at 13:22
    
on boot from usb did you choose try ubuntu or install ubuntu option? –  Avinash Raj Jan 3 at 13:30
    
Tried both, same. Also tried with many boot options (nomodeset, etc) same result. –  Simion Agavriloaei Jan 3 at 14:06
    
Same happens to me for fedora 20. Any idea, anyone? –  chrk Oct 26 at 11:54

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