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I tried to install a second hard drive in my PC {not much experience with that}, and when I tried to boot neither the new nor the old drive worked. {The extra drive I added had already Windows on it...}

So, I extracted it, and now it seems I screwed up the computer boot because I just get a black screen, after a brief moment with the purpleish unity backdrop.

I installed boot repair and ran it, to no avail, I still cant boot. Here is the BootInfo summary.

http://paste.ubuntu.com/736719/

What can I do? I have a lot of university work to do and Im quite desperate. Thanks in advance!

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closed as too localized by Bruno Pereira Mar 10 '12 at 22:40

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I hope you had your data backed up before you did this. If not, then try booting from a LiveCD/USB, mount your partition and get everything copied over to a safe place. Depending on how soon you need your machine back up and running for work, you may need to do a reinstall. –  Christopher Kyle Horton Nov 12 '11 at 22:51
    
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You should configure your BIOS settings. BIOS is usually activated by pressing F2 or ESC when turning the PC on. Change the boot priority of the hard drives installed. Can your Bios see both hard drives?

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Thanks! In fact, I only have 1 hard drive now, as I removed the one I intended to add. Its definitely top in the boot priority list, and its from there from where it tries to boot and fails. –  Pablo Mansanet Nov 12 '11 at 22:46

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