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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Unable to repair boot with Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Samsung laptop NP350E7C. It comes with Windows 8 and I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.04. The first time I installed it with the live USB, it worked, but windows stopped working. I repaired ...
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I have Windows 7 on a 1TB HDD and I have installed UBUNTU on 240GB OCZ SSD

Boot Info Script I run boot-repair as I cannot boot up Ubuntu. It suggested using Gparted? I want to be able to boot up my computer and choose either Windows or Linux everytime. I used EasyBCD to ...
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How to fix boot error for install on a RAID 5 configuration

I'm trying to install ubuntu onto a 6TB virtual disk (3 3TB drives in a RAID 5 configuration). I thought I had it all ready to go. But it doesn't boot. So, then I tried boot-repair, which claimed ...
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How to resolve the “GPT detected. Please create a BIOS-Boot partition” error when using boot-repair?

After installing Ubuntu, Windows didn't boot so I installed boot repair to fix this problem. But I am getting the message displayed below. I tried to make a new partition with unformatted file system ...
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Unable to install boot repair using Ubuntu live usb

I'm installing Ubuntu 13.04 (16 bit ) along with Windows 7 in my Lenovo Thinkpad. I was able to install Ubuntu successfully. But, after installation it asked me to restart now. I clicked on it. It ...
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How can I disable NeoGrub Bootloader on Console?

I want to dualboot window 8 Pro and ubuntu.It can't boot ubuntu in first time,then i use easyBCD to change window boot Manager to boot ubuntu.I add Entries and Install NeoGrub.when I restart on ...
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Can't boot after booting into windows

I recently installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 8. Then used Boot Repair and all was fine.The Grub boot loader showed-up and had an option to boot Ubuntu or Windows. Then I booted into windows. ...
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Unable to boot to Ubuntu

Just got a new laptop and removed Windows 8 and installed 13.10 using LiveUSB. Initially it was booting to "No boot media" but I was able to resolve it with boot-repair. I realized some of the items I ...
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Grub EFI entries and Boot-Repair

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell laptop with OEM Windows 8 on it. At first, my Grub menu didn't show at all, so I changed the /etc/default/grub file commenting the line GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0. After ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 GUI does not start on boot, hangs on purple loading screen with Ubuntu logo and five dots

It started like this: I wanted to install Adobe Reader (.bin file) via Terminal. After I created a folder for installation files and started the whole process I suddenly realized that I don't even ...
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Preinstalled Windows 8 Not showing up on Grub 2, Ubuntu 12.10

http://paste.ubuntu.com/1522276/ Hi There, I've scoured everywhere & I'm still all very confused. Since I'm a total noob, I don't really want to touch too many files... I have an Acer M5 with ...
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Installed Ubuntu and now can't boot into Windows anymore

Okay, now I have a new problem... I installed Ubuntu on my new SSD today. But now Windows 8 doesn't show up in the boot loader anymore. I ran Boot Repair and it told me GPT detected. Please ...
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After a Windows 8 update I don't get my boot menu anymore

I did a software update on my 64-bit Windows 8 and after restarting my computer, I no longer get my boot menu with Ubuntu 12.10, but instead get a black screen that says: error: unknown filesystem. ...
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how to reinstall/repair ubuntu 12.04 after dual boot installation fails with windows 7

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my preinstalled windows 7 Sony vaio s series laptop following instructions here: http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2012/05/17/how-to-dual-boot-ubuntu-12-04-and-windows-7/ ...
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Does boot repair really work?

I installed Xubuntu 10.04 on a 3-year-old NEC laptop, and it won't boot. Boot repair says it's okay, but it's not. Here's the link to the BootInfoScript Output
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check hdd for errors and repair

My boot in windows is damaged, i've tried several things and every time (even when i'm trying to format with a clean installation of windows 7, repair disc win7 doesn't work either) i try it gets to a ...
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File Recovery and System Repair

My staging server, an Ubuntu 13.04, crashed and I need to recover some web files. I tried doing the boot-repair for 5 times now, but every time I run the boot-repair, the Recommended Repair option is ...
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Windows 8 missing from GRUB menu

I have windows 8 preinstalled on my laptop. Initially I installed Ubuntu 12 LTS but I coudnt boot it with UEFI enabled, on using boot-repair it told me that this version of ubuntu is not supported by ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Vaio pro 13, does not boot

I have a problem installing Ubuntu 13.10 on a Sony Vaio Pro 13. Here are the steps I followed so far (with no success in booting in 13.10): The Vaio came with Win 8 pre-installed so I created an ...
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Updated Windows 8, tried to fix with Boot Repair and can't pass GNU GRUB screen

I'm having a hard time now with my laptop. I have an ASUS X501 with Windows8 preloaded and I decided to install Ubuntu Studio last year. Everything was great, I was able to choose to boot into Ubuntu ...
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Boot Repair won't finish running because commands won't run

Boot repair asks me to run the following commands in terminal: sudo chroot "/mnt/boot-sav/sda2" dpkg --configure -a sudo chroot "/mnt/boot-sav/sda2" apt-get install -fy sudo chroot ...
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Ubuntu does not appear in Grub Menu. Boot Repair Failed

I have a Hard-Drive with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Until a few days ago I was using Ubuntu 12.10 but after a lot of crashes errors and broken packages Ubuntu stopped booting at all. With a live DVD I ...
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Installing boot-repair 64 bit on my computer

I recently installed ubuntu in my computer, once it installed it was unable to boot windows saying that it was crashing due to the modifications the computer recently went through, then i heard about ...
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can't install boot repair

I installed ubuntu 13.10(along-side windows 8) twice it showed up grub menu(both times i logged on to ubuntu). the third time i chose windows and since then grub doesn't show up. I tried to install ...
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Issues with dualbooting after installing windows 8 (boot-repair not working!)

I used to dual boot ubuntu and windows 7 before I decided to format my windows partition and install windows 8 instead. As always, my grub went missing (only windows loading) and I run ...
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Recovering GRUB after installing Windows 7 with boot repair

Recently I've reinstalled the Windows copy I had alongside Ubuntu, and after that the GRUB menu disappeared and the computer starts off on Windows automatically. The solution I found was to run boot ...
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GRUB not booting correctly after dual boot install

I followed these instructions to dual boot windows 8 and ubuntu: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 (64-bit) System (UEFI Supported) I was successfully able to install ubuntu. But then I ...
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Unable to boot windows 8 after formatting ubuntu partition and reinstalled ubuntu

I had ubuntu 12.04 lts, and windows 8, dual boot was working fine..but i had lots of problem with my ubuntu, so one day, out of frustration , i formatted ubuntu drive from my windows, now, i am not ...
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Broken Ubuntu 13.10 Installation

I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 and shutdown my computer and now it boots to a blank screen everytime. The only thing there is a cross shaped cursor. I can boot to terminal using ctrl+alt+f1. Boot ...
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Can't boot or see Windows 7 particition after installing Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu earlier today and I can't see Windows 7 partition in Gparted and don't get an option to boot Windows 7 at restart. When I was installing Ubuntu, I chose "Something else" option and ...
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After installing Ubuntu 13.04 and running boot-repair, Ubuntu fails to load, gets stuck with a blank screen

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a Lenovo ThinkPad with Windows 8 preinstalled with great difficulty. To make it run, I edited the boot command by adding the following line: acpi_osi=Linux ...
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Boot-repair Boot Info

While installing freeBSD alongside Ubuntu installation on hdd, system boots grub shell and resign to boot grub menu further. Boor-Repair reported errors, please look at me boot info ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 not booting - Boot-repair not working

Here is the story of what happened and what I did tried. First, I wanted to remove my Windows 7 from my computer, so I delete the partition. After doing this, I remembered that I forgot to take ...
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Unable to boot Win8 after Ubuntu install

After installing Ubuntu I am unable to start Windows 8. The bootsummary is on PasteBin: http://paste.ubuntu.com/6145218/ What could be the solution to fix these errors? Thank you!
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kernel panic - not syncing. No ini found. Ubuntu 12.04 along side Windows 7 dual boot

I was able to boot into Ubuntu 13.04 from a live usb and do an installation on my HP NE56R31u which came with Windows 8 pre-installed, but which I since got a tech to change to Windows 7 instead. ...
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Windows 8 partition does not boot

I am unable to boot my Windows 8 partition, I have tried using boot repair several times. I no longer see the EFI folder in my Windows partition. I have tried editing the 40_custom file: ...
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ubuntu 13.04 does not work after Windows8 update

I am using ubuntu 13.04 on my w-530 laptop. The laptop came with a pre-installed version of windows 8. I somehow managed to install ubuntu 13.04 on it and it was working very well. But, I needed to ...
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Is it normal for Ubuntu to take a long time to shut down after running the boot-repair program?

Several months ago, I installed Lubuntu alongside Windows 7 on my laptop. I decided to uninstall Lubuntu and install Linux Mint, and so I used EasyBCD to write the MBR for Windows 7/Windows Vista and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04/Win7 dual boot - Ubuntu boots fine, Win7 boots to a blue screen of death

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 to dual boot alongside Windows 7 on my Lenovo Ideapad U410 for a while now. THE SHORT VERSION: At first I couldn't boot anything. This was my non-working ...
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Ubuntu and Windows 8 dualbooting

I've downloaded and installed Ubuntu, but it won't boot it. It keeps booting into windows 8. I have been going through the advanced settings, shutdown/reboot thingy in Windows 8. I've disabled all the ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit installed but hangs during boot on dual-boot Win7 Pro 64-bit system

My Win7 Pro 64-bit system (8GB, 1TB, 3.2ghz Intel Xeon w3565) was working fine. I wanted to add Ubuntu 13.04. I booted from USB, selected try me, everything booted fine and I got my Unity desktop. I ...
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First time installing Ubuntu, now I seem to have broken Windows 8

So this is my first time installing a second OS on a PC. My tower is running Windows 8 64-bit, and I installed Ubuntu 13.04 from USB following the official instructions. My tower has 3 hard drives, ...
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Installed Ubuntu on a notebook with Windows 8, GRUB error

I have two HDDs with two partitions each: ----1 HDD---- C:\             D:\ ----2 HDD---- E:\             F:\ ...
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Installing 13.04 alongside Windows 7 with RAID already in place

I have two different RAID arrays on my system already in place, 3 60GB SSD's in RAID 0, and 2 1TB HDD's in RAID 0. I installed Raring on the SSD array in a separate partition I created in GPART, but ...
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What can I do in Ubuntu to repair my windows 8 boot process?

My windows 8 got trapped in infinite automatic repair loop then went into restart loop, none of the fixes are working. I am running Ubuntu 12.10 via USB. After getting my files back, I am going to ...
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Unable to repair Grub in ubuntu

I had multiple OS windows and ubuntu, It was working fine but suddenly something happen(or I did some changes which I dont know) and I am unable to boot ubuntu. Even I am not seeing ubuntu drive when ...
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“SFS detected” - Windows Dynamic Disk help

After install of ubuntu I got a problem. I can't go to the OS selecter (Think it's called GRUB2). I tried the Boot-repair tool but got following message: 'SFS detected. You may want to retry ...
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cant login to ubuntu 12.10 after restoring MBR

I installed Ubuntu 12.10, and I had Windows 7 on my machine. after installing ubuntu windows gave the following error A disk read error occurred I restored MBR using boot-repair and it works, ...
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unable to locate package

i had windows xp installed on my pc,i downloaded ubuntu 12.04(LTS) and made a bootable pen drive using pendrivelinux software.........i had resized one of my existing partition using a software in ...
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dual booting windows 8 with ubuntu 13

Please I need help urgently. After using boot-repiar, I created a boot info summary, here is the link http://paste.ubuntu.com/7270145/