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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Cannot Load Windows 10 After Installation of Ubuntu 14.04

I originally started with a dual booted system of Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 10 and decided to do a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 since I had a few glitches when logging in. I reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu boot error- Kernel Panic not syncing attempting

I am using Ubuntu 14.04(dual-boot).Suddenly I am getting this error on boot:- kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill inint ! PId: 1, comm: init not tainted 2.6.32.-279-5.2.e16.x86_64 #1 call ...
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PC not booting after using Windows 7 auto-repair

My home computer has been unusable since a week, and I would like to hear your opinion about my problems. It is a long story, so I will keep it simple, okay? :) I had a dual boot Windows 7 + Ubuntu ...
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Help installing Ubuntu on a computer without OS, and no access to alternative computer.

I recently wrecked my computer trying to reinstall win10. I am now stuck with a computer without OS, and no way to make an iso. I have a p9000 running Marshmallow 6.0, unrooted. Do I have any ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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Boot-Repair Ubuntu. error: 1234F

http://paste.ubuntu.com/14309128/ So I use a Dell Inspiron 15-3521 that uses Windows 8. I took care of the PXE-E61 error by disabling NIC. Then the next error that I also had with PXE-E61 is: 1234F, ...
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What sudo will fix this tty1?

tty1: 20.472975 xhci_hcd 0000:02:00.0: Stopped the command ring failed, maybe the host is dead Stopped the command ring failed, maybe the host is dead Abort command ring failed HC died; claning up usb ...
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how to move/create efi and grub to second drive (boot-repair)?

I used to have a Windows 8 / Ubuntu dualboot with Windows installed on a ssd and Ubuntu installed on a hdd - the efi partiton lies on the ssd. Now i want to use the ssd otherwise and just want to use ...
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Unable to boot into ubuntu/mint on 500gb Seagate SATA drive

I assure you I have searched and this is not a duplicate; after searching I am now confused that if I should post it to superuser instead. Please suggest. I am unable to boot into my computer, ...
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Wily werewolf grub 2 boot error

I've had some ups and downs with Wily Werewold, but the biggest issues I've had would be boot errors and lots of them. I boot up and after selecting Ubuntu, it simply goes into a black command prompt ...
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I can't boot from Ubuntu on Windows 10

http://i.stack.imgur.com/DufEO.jpg Windows 10 to boot from Ubuntu, I can't boot from Ubuntu. I did boot-repair it said to change Secure boot from enabled to disabled, I did that it does not work. ...
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(Boot Issue) How do I add Ubuntu generic packages to my repository?

HP Elitebook / Dual Boot Ubuntu 15.4 (shows as 15.10) and Win 8.1 Yesterday Ubuntu was updating and I was in a rush. I forgot and powered down, big mistake as the computer won't load now. The Bios ...
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Unable to use/login ubuntu OS,Permissions modified

Accidently changed permission of all folder under etc. While working with python project instead of single folder permission , I changed the permission of all under etc including terminal. :( I dont ...
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Error: failed command: READ FPDMA QUEUED

During boot or shutdown I got error: Nov 18 19:41:20 noname kernel: [ 11.696636] ata1.00: exception Emask 0x0 SAct 0x7fffffff SErr 0x0 action 0x6 Nov 18 19:41:20 noname kernel: [ 11.696641] ata1....
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How fix a booting error in Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf a while ago. The first day it was working fine, but the next day I got the missing desktop error, all my desktop icons were gone. My attempts to fix by ...
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Unable to Dual-Boot between Windows 10/7 and Ubuntu

I have booted into Ubuntu and run boot repair, the results being: http://paste.ubuntu.com/13240880 When I get to the GRUB menu I see: Ubuntu Ubuntu Advanced Options Memtests (Two Of Them) ...
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Boot-repair does not show recommended repair

I had used ubuntu and windows in same computer with no problems until yesterday that I force reboot my computer because it freeze in ubuntu. I tried to repair the boot with boot-repair but I did not ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed errors=remount-ro 0

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 I am having the error above And also sodu journalctl says errors=remount-ro 0 And Failed to activate swap Swap Partiiton. Any Idea how I might fix this problem Thanks
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After clean installation with USB 14.04 can't boot into OS

As I mentioned in the title, I clean installed Ubuntu on an empty drive. After installation it says that it has to reboot to finish installation. When I click reboot, it reboots itself to USB drive ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTE won't start after insallation

I used Unetbootin and the 64bit iso to create a bootable USB stick. I did check for defects before installing. Install went smooth. I selected to wipe the Drive and intsall Ubuntu. After installation ...
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Boot-Repair not able to repair with GPT boot partition

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LiveUSB to try to repair GRUB on a HDD (through USB). I tried to run Boot-Repair but got this message: GPT detected. Please create a BIOS-Boot partition (>1MB, unformatted ...
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Recover XP boot after install

Okay so I installed alongside XP using the automatic setup option in the installer. Windows shows in grub but I only get a blinking cursor when I try to boot it. I ran boot-repair, (boot-info: http://...
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Boot repair errors on Ubuntu 14.04

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7, i restarted my PC and i didn' get an option to select the operating system I wanted to boot to. It just booted into windows by default. I inserted ...
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proxy in boot repair

I am having some boot issues when I install ubuntu alongside windows as windows is not booting. So I am using boot repair disk in live usb and I cannot access internet without proxy. How can I use ...
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Grub Rescue/Boot repair

I was repairing boot in dual booted Ubuntu-Windows 8.1 system using boot repair but meanwhile the internet connection was lost so I was compelled to drop that process. Also at the time of repairing it ...
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Boot-Repair Fails to repair my installation

Boot repair fails to repair my installation and complains about GPT and something. Here is the exact message. GPT detected. Please create a BIOS-Boot partition (>1MB, unformatted filesystem, ...
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Windows 7 cannot load after installing ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot with Windows7. I used separated partition for Ubuntu that was created during Windows installation. When installing Ubuntu, I have been getting this message:...
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Problem with boot after use of boot-repair disc [solved]

I wanted to change the default boot from Ubuntu to windows on my laptop, so I used "Boot-repair-disc" on a usb-key, but after I restarted it, it does not want to boot at all, it shows me just the ...
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Unstable Windows 10 & Ubuntu 14.04 Dual Boot

After an epic battle, I was able to install Ubuntu on a system with an Intel RST HDD/SSD-cache. At the moment, I can boot into both Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 10, but the setup is unstable. GRUB is ...