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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Windows 10 upgrade kills grub and boot-repair doesn't help

I've just upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 on my partitioned laptop that has Ubuntu 14.04 installed. Grub no longer appeared on boot so I ran boot-repair from an Ubuntu liveUSB. This didn't ...
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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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Boot Repair - 'Close all package managers…' Dual Boot Installation

After almost a week, I've just about managed to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS alongside Windows 8 on a Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook. I have created a partition in Windows to store Ubuntu, rebooted from Windows ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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hello help me using boot-repair [duplicate]

I deleted the partion of ubuntu in my hdd using gparted, and now I got the grub error on boot. I downloaded the boot-repair to repair my bootloader so it will load my windows 7. but when I am on boot-...
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Laptop doesn't see boot devices after HDD replacement

On a laptop I had HDD with Windows. Then I inserted HDD with Ubuntu. When the laptop loads it shows UEFI and there are no bootable devices. I tried reconnecting the HDD and the battery. When I ...
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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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Dual boot Win 8 / Ubuntu loads only Win

my computer is a Sony Vaio Notebook. I used Ubuntu and Win 8 with dualboot but windows somehow managed to remove the choosing of the OS at startup. I think the bios is EFI and secureboot was disabled ...
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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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Grub menu with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 10 both successfully installed and operational. However, I can not get the grub menu to appear correctly and I've tried using boot repair multiple times. I've done boot ...
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Problem with reinstalling grub with boot-repair

I am trying to reinstall grub since I am not able to boot Ubuntu (linux mint) after installing from the live CD. Booting Windows was however not a problem. Repairing grub manually didn't work so now ...
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Deleted my previous linux partition and now getting stuck at grub boot prompt when i boot from usb/ use “ubuntu” option in bios/EFI boot menu

Let me tell you the full story. I had installed ubuntu and used it. Recently i wanted to use windows only (Windows 8.1) So, i deleted the linux partitions from the diskmgmt.msc in windows.I also used ...
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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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Operating System not Found

I've Xbuntu installed on a 128GB SSD that boots and runs without issue on my desktop. (Even on its own with all other drives disconnected) When placed in my laptop, although it sees the disk, I ...
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I deleted the partition volume where ubuntu 14.04 LTS was installed. now i cant access windows

I am stuck at grub rescue. I tried booting Ubuntu from a live USB, then doing this sudo app-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair the this error came up. Please check that the PPA name or ...
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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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Error during dual boot startup [duplicate]

I had installed Ubuntu along with Vista on my Compaq presario v3000 in dual boot configuration. A friend deleted both Ubuntu partitions in windows to make room for some stuff. Now when I started the ...
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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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upgrading Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 fails, now need help to reanimate the system

First of all I would like to say Thank you to anyone who tries to help me with this issue. Second - I am not *nix user at all, I really wish I had much more experience with this system, but ...
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Ubuntu boot failed after trying to repair boot

In my new SSD harddrive I changed BIOS into UEFI and partition table form mbt to gpt. I installed Windows , updated it , installed Linux . I used Linux whole day. At the end of the day I used Widnows ...
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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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boot-repair NVMe drive after gparted copy

I'm trying to migrate to my new NVMe Samsung 950 pro. chroot /mnt/boot-sav/nvme0n1p3 update-grub grub-probe: error: cannot find a GRUB drive for /dev/sda1. Check your device.map. Process: Copied/...
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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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Windows 7 + Ubuntu 12.04 + Invalid EFI file path + Boot repair + Grub many entries

I've a ASUS N56VZ with Intel Core i7 - 3610QM, with Win 7 Home Premium x64 pre-installed. This computer come with EFI instead of the traditional BIOS. When I bought it, I had 3 visible partitions. C (...
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GRUB 2 failure - boot repair won't fix

As stated in the title, GRUB 2 has failed. I've tried all possible ways I could find, but to no avail. When I ran boot repair from my bootable usb stick, the link given to me was http://paste.ubuntu....
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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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How to fix the error warning failed to connect to lvmetad falling back to internal scanning

My computer recently give me an error right after I installed gnome It said warning failed to connect to lvmetad falling back to internal scanning I need help to fix the error this is the only ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu in D hd and Winows 7 in C sdd [duplicate]

I'm new to Linux I just installed Ubuntu from a CD. I tried Reboot Repair Disk from the demo terminal and got this summary http://paste.ubuntu.com/13100832/ What is the easiest straightforward way to ...