Boot-Repair is a tool to fix Windows/Ubuntu problems either after installing Ubuntu or Windows. Use this tag if you used the software in any way.

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my vps not able to boot

I have a VPS with cPANEL installed. It was working well until last week. Since last week it stopped working it seems that the system is not able to load the boot drive. I used boot-repair-disk but due ...
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Ubuntu doesn't boot after installation [duplicate]

For unknown reason Ubuntu doesn't boot. I have tried the boot-recovery but nothing happened. Also I want to dual boot with windows Specs: Lenovo essential g505s Amd A8-5550M amd Radeon hd 8550G ...
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boot-repair after linux installation, without internet connection

I have a tablet dell venue pro 11 with Windows 8 pre-installed and I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on dual boot. Before installing, I partitioned directly from the linux usb stick, I created three ...
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Is there a Boot-Repair for Ubuntu 15.04?

While trying to change my computer's default boot loader, I have run into the obstacle of having the message E: unable to locate package boot-repair. I learned that this could be because Boot-Repair ...
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How to boot windows 8.1 after installing ubuntu 16.04 LTS on msi gt70 20c laptop

I tried using Boot Repair and here are the results URL: http://paste2.org/ntz2PanF I was successful with installing ubuntu alongside windows 8.1 (I installed windows 8.1 previously using a CD) but ...
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Dual Boot messed up, Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.10

-- Noob Warning I had Windows 10 running and tried to install Ubuntu 14.10, took the custom partition route. Shrinked the Windows drive from 100GB to 80GB, gave 6GB to swap (RAM 4GB), and ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 16.04. Bootloader not working

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 without any other OS's on the drive using LIVE USB.. But OS is not working. I tried Bootrepair but no luck to fix it.. This is bootinfo http://paste2.org/Ca5aOyHa . can ...
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System doesn't boot GRUB/Ubuntu

After installing Ubuntu via a USB and restarting the computer it only boots windows. I checked on the BIOS and Ubuntu doesn't appear. I can boot into Ubuntu using the USB: it boots the menu: try ...
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HDD boot repair

I just used boot-repair tool in Ubuntu and I applied MBR option … and when I reboot my laptop, it won't boot hard drive. A black screen appears with a cursor beeping and my whole system stucks there … ...
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No bootable device found in Ubuntu 14.04 with LVM encription (boot-repair-log attached)

Everything goes ok until the computer was blocked, I have restarted it and seen the errror No bootable device found With boot repair disk https://sourceforge.net/p/boot-repair-cd/home/Home/ on a live ...
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Live Boot Repair USB key won't get passed black screen

The USB key does show the read light showing it's being read, but eventually it stops and there's nothing on the screen :( I just created this USB key for the second time. Any ideas? Specs: Acer ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu after unsuccessfully uninstalling

I uninstalled Ubuntu via "How-to-Geek" instructions, but upon completion my boot menu is gone and I can only boot the simple "grub" command line. Booting to my Live USB with Ubuntu works though (I am ...
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Did I brick my laptop trying to uninstall Ubuntu?

I had Ubuntu dual booting and wanted to remove it. I followed the instructions at "How to Geek" It says "it is hard" to tell which partition (the 2 unnamed partitions it will not let me remove) to ...
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Boot Violation after altering GRUB

As the title states, I recently messed with GRUB when I was following this tutorial on making a Windows bootable USB. Unless I typed something else in poorly I believe this to be the issue. When I ...
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Error in installing boot-repair

It reports problems regarding some recurring loop. Help me out here please. sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair [sudo] password for parashuram: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Ubuntu is not booting after re-installation of Windows in dual boot system

My laptop was dual booted - Windows 7 (32 bit) along with Ubuntu 14.04 (32 bit) LTS - and I used it without any problems. Due to Windows performance issues I had to format windows primary C:\ ...
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Dual booting (Ubuntu over Windows) directly to Windows 10

Problem Case: Dual booting with Ubuntu (efi/gpt scheme) over Windows (efi/gpt scheme) and My HP pavilion is booting directly to Windows 10. Details: Previously installed Windows 10 with UEFI, fast ...
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boot repair of a Linux 16.04 (Ubuntu Mate) on a Intel Nuc

I Have a Intel NUC NUC5i5RYK, after a few months the headphone jack broke. So, after remove memory and M2 SSD, I sent the NUC for the warranty and Intel sent me back a new one. Now, after put the M2 ...
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Installed Ubuntu, can't boot into Windows 10

http://paste.ubuntu.com/15919501/ I'm not exactly sure how to boot into windows 10 again.
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How do I use Boot Repair Disk?

Apologies. Total linux noob but I have been struggling trying to get Ubuntu to run for a couple of days now. I have read lots and tried lots of different things but I still can't get it to boot. ...
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Can't boot ubuntu directly. Should I reinstall it?

I've migrated from Windows after 15 years of unsatisfaction. Installed Ubuntu MATE 15.10 on an old notebook that used to run Windows 7. The instalation went ok and I've been using the computer for a ...
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TTY goes blank after a couple seconds on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently got an NVIDIA GPU and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my hard drive. My problem is that Ubuntu is no longer booting up. When I boot to that hard drive, I get a blank screen. When I press Ctrl+Alt+...
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Windows 10 is not showing after installing 15.04

I successfully install ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop Lenovo Thinkpad E430, now I am facing problem that windows 10 (which was already installed on my machine) is not showing in in grub, I already tried to ...
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boot-repair error message meaning, and assistance on next step

Please help me understand what this means, also what is the next step to recovering my initial operating system Win 8 ? I've been wrestling with this for so long. For crying-out-loud they now have ...
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error attempting to read or write outside of disk hd0 fixed with boot-repair but comes back after reboot

This is a little hard to google for me so I hope to get answers here. Suddenly when i turned on my computer I got the error attempting to read or write outside of disk hd0 message. I managed to fix ...
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Upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 LTS failed with a kernel panic [closed]

I tried to upgrade to 16.04 from 14.04 using update-manager -d. After installing new packages/updates, my system is not booting. it's showing the following error. drm_kms_helper : panic occurred, ...
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After running windows 7 on dual boot system (with Ubuntu 14.04), machine does not reach GRUB

After partitioning my C drive and installing Ubuntu 14.04 my computer failed to boot. I then used the boot repair disk, live from USB, to fix. This seemed to work ok. However, after running windows ...
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Windows display missing after after Ubunutu 14.04 installation. Boot repair didn't solved

I have installed windows-7-professional and ubuntu-14.04 on my computer. After installation of both OSes, the display became purple while choosing Windows 7. I tried to fix it using the boot-repair ...
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After running boot-repair, still not booting to grub

I have a dual-boot machine, with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows. Recently, my Windows did an automatic update from 8.1 to 10. After this, my machine no longer booted to the grub menu; instead, it booted ...
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fails to boot 14.04 (dual boot set-up with Win 7) … “no partitions”

New to Ubuntu. I have been using a dual boot Windows 7 / Ubuntu 14.04 for the past few weeks. While using Ubuntu today (Firefox), my system "crashed" and I had to power-off. When I tried to reboot, ...
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Problems with Ubuntu and the Windows 10 Upgrade [closed]

This is similar to a considerable amount of previous questions, but with an additional problem added on, so please skin to the last paragraph if you've seen this before. I was running dual boot ...
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Can not boot Boot-Repair live cd

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1. I can boot both O.S using the BIOS boot options (manually). I want to select O.S from a grub screen when PC starts. So i tried to use a boot repair live ...
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Dual boot between Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.10

I have installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 on my Acer Aspire E E5-573G-52G3 and I was able to boot into Ubuntu one time. After that one time I have no choice to boot into anything but windows. I ...
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Boot error in Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS: “udevd[450]: timeout: killing '/sbin/modprobe -bv pci”

after running some updates yesterday I can't boot into the newest Ubuntu version from my hard disk anymore. When I boot into "Ubuntu with Linux 3.2.0-99-generic" through GRUB I get the following error ...
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Boot repair hanging on purge kernels

When trying to fix ubuntu boot, boot repair is stuck on purge kernels. My boot info is here http://paste.ubuntu.com/15330285/
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How to boot into Ubuntu or Windows

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) along with Windows 8.1. When I turn on the computer I don't get an option to boot into Ubuntu, and I go strait into Windows. How can I solve this? I have ...
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Dual boot ubuntu (alongside with Win 10) not recognized in laptop

there are a lot of questions about dual booting Ubuntu, but I didn't find one with quite a similar problem to mine. My laptop is Acer Aspire V3-372 (it's 64 bit). I installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS (...
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How can I repair “/run/resolvconf/interface” missing error?

An upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to Ubuntu 15 failed. Package repair hangs at this point: Setting up resolvconf (1.77ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for resolvconf (1.77ubuntu1) ... resolvconf: ...
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After going through an Ubuntu software update, system fails to boot

It goes like this: Ubutu 14.04 LTS I keep it fairly up to date. Usually allow updates when nagged. Was nagged this morning and allowed update. Rebooted. Got a message that something failed. ...
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Updater funktioniert nicht [duplicate]

Sobald ich versuche mein System (Ubuntu 12.04 Lts) upzudaten, erscheint folgende Nachricht: Ein unlösbares Problem ist während der Initialisierung der Paketinformation aufgetreten. Bitte melden Sie ...
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How to restore Windows as a boot option in Grub

My Grub initially had boot options for both Ubuntu and Windows 10 (displayed as "Windows 7 loader", since I upgraded from Windows 7 to 10 after Ubuntu/Grub was installed). Anyway, I was trying to fix ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 as dual boot with win 10

Hey I just wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04 as dual boot on a SSD drive where already my win10 is running. So I put the Ubuntu 14.04 on a USB flashdrive installed it and then I started. At first all ...
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My ubuntu laptop is not booting

I have Ubuntu on my laptop and I can't boot to the os in the middle of the booting process I got a message saying [ 0.079681] Ignoring BGRT: invalid status 0 (expected 1) fsck from util-linux 2....
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ubuntu not bootable after grub boot-repair failure

I tried to use a live disk to get grub on my system. I had Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP ENVY TouchSmart m6-k015dx Sleekbook and decided to get Windows 10. After getting windows 10, I decided to get grub ...
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I am not sure whether my window 7 exists after ubuntu installation

After i installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7, I can not see the grub. I installed boot-repair but still no success. The following link has the description. http://paste.ubuntu.com/15088834/ Please ...
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Grub 2 Problem - Removal not working!

Hello everyone, here is my problem When I boot up my computer, I go straight into Grub 2. I know that if I type exit it will quit Grub 2. But for some reason it goes back into Grub 2, and I type the ...
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Still cannot load windows 10 even after using boot-repair

So i was trying to make my windows 10-pc a dual boot with ubuntu 15.10.After the installation,the windows-10 loader cannot be found in the boot menu.And so i used boot-repair.Doing it created two ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14, lost cdrom in Ubuntu and Bios

I have Ubuntu on several computers, and the other day i converted an old Compaq Pressario QC61. Made the installation via by booting from a Ubuntu CD. After finish the installation everything works ...
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System not starting up

My laptop crashed earlier today and I've tried fixing it with a live usb but nothing works. I was getting the "Kernel panic not sync" error. I eventually used boot-repair while running the live usb ...
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Ubuntu Shuts Off Immediately at Start-up

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 from USB yesterday. The install appeared to be successful. Today, when I press the power button, the keyboard back-light flashes and the computer shuts off. Same result ...