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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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 ...
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Unity failed in ubuntu 14.04 after installing libldap-2.4-2:i386 URGENT

When i tried to install wine i get some unmet dependencies so what i did is to install them manually But when i arrive to this package sudo apt-get install libldap-2.4-2:i386 I didn't notice that :...
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Installed ubuntu with erase disk and cant boot. no grub [duplicate]

tried boot-repair. URL from that is: http://paste.ubuntu.com/14673632 thanks
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Installed Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10 on separate hard drives, can't boot windows now, Boot Repair didn't fix

http://paste.ubuntu.com/14598891/ This is the link I got after running Boot Repair. Ubuntu and Windows are installed on separate hard drives. Windows is on my 960gb ssd and Ubuntu is on my 120gb ssd, ...
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Windows doesn't boot after restoring grub

I've been trying to solve the problem on my own using this forum and others but I can't fix it. I had ubuntu and windows 10 installed and both worked fine. Then, a week ago or so, windows was updated ...
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“Reboot and select proper Boot device” for the 2nd time

I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 for quite some time now. A few weeks back I got the error message below, but surprisingly I was able to boot again after few days. Yesterday it crashed ...
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ubuntu partitions broken after installing windows 7

I had two ubuntu installation alongside windows7.After reinstalling win7 ,both ubuntu partitions were shown as "unallocated" --> I have tried ubuntu boot repair disk, but it didn't work. Using a ...
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Why isn't boot-repair in the official Ubuntu repositories?

Why is this the case? Should I add a PPA to install it/get updates? I thought it was licensed under the GPL.
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How can I remove bcdedit's GRUB completely?

I added GRUB to my Ubuntu installation's disk by bcdedit /set {bootmgr} path \EFI\ubuntu\grubx64.efi. Then, I removed Ubuntu from my disk and deleted the "ubuntu" file in the EFI. Every time I ...
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black screen while booting to Ubuntu-duel boot with win 10

I have done dual boot of win 10 and ubuntu 14.04. But after installation when I select Ubuntu, a sound comes similar to start up sound but my screen becomes blank (i.e, black). Even boot repairing ...
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Booting to initramfs after read-only file system

I had npm installed into ~/.npm. I ran chown -R myuser:myusergroup ~/.npm against it. It caused the 3 disk encrypted LVM to go into read-only mode, which I don't quite understand. I then rebooted the ...
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Boot initialization problem, boot unknown partition, dual boot pc

It has been 3 days I'm trying to solve the boot problem. I have two systems, Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 in different partitions. I have tried many solutions: I used Boot-Repair but it didn't work. ...
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Need to restore deleted boot partition. Can I use boot-repair with full disk encryption?

I have a PC with Ubuntu 14.04, full disk encryption and an accidently deleted boot partition. When I booted from CD and tried to reinstall Ubuntu, it showed 256 MB free space on dev/sda and one "...
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How to disable hibernation and fastboot from windows so dual boot works in Ubuntu 14.04

I have SONY VAIO SVF15319SNB laptop with Windows-10. I re-partitioned the disk to install Ubuntu 14.04. Installation was fine but after restarting the system, I am not able to get the dual boot ...
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Unable to boot into Windows 10 after installing Ubuntu

So, I had bought a new laptop which came preinstalled with Ubuntu 14.04 but I later installed Windows 10 after removing Ubuntu, I backed up laptop vendor's Ubuntu image though which came on the laptop....
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Booting issue & Boot-Repair not working

I have problems with booting Ubuntu 14 on my computer. Normal booting ends to grub rescue mode (can't read something from hard drive). Actually only way I have managed to boot my computer is to use ...
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Unable to boot Xubuntu after update

Hi all and happy new year. Today, I update my Xubuntu installation and after reboot I can't boot anymore. Screen says: Failed to open \EFI\BOOT\grubx64.efi - Not found Failed to load image \EFI\BOOT\...
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Just removed system-reserved-drive, can't boot into Ubuntu 14.04 anymore

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1 on my HP Probook 4540. Today I removed my System Reserved partition and formatted the Windows partition. Now, every time I try to boot up my machine, ...