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 Ubuntu Laptop is not booting to the desktop [duplicate]

Hello I need some help with my laptop it is not booting to the desktop and it giving me warning failed to connect to lvmetad falling back to internal scanning It happened after I installed gnome.
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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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I just installed ubuntu and deleted windows 8, now It does not work. I tried using boot-repair but still does not work

My laptop is a toshiba satellite C55. Here is the url for the boot-repair http://paste.ubuntu.com/13089017/
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Why doesn't Ubuntu recognize Windows 10?

How can I fix that Ubuntu when I trying to install it it says that my laptop doesn't have any other operating system.
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No more grub menu

I can't access the grub menu anymore, my computer directly boots into Windows 10. I tried a boot-repair but it didn't fix the problem. Here is the pastebin link: http://paste.ubuntu.com/13006892/ ...
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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 success, but … (triple boot Ubuntu 14.04, Mint 17.02, Windows 8.1) 64 bit [duplicate]

please help. So my problem is, I did clean install my Sony Vaio SVF series, and install Windows 8.1 64 bit (just for gaming and doing little that and this), then Ubuntu 14.04 (for development thing, ...
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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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No USB boot option after boot repair ;

No boot option from USB is showing up at startup i have boot-repaired when dual booting my system with windows and ubuntu . But in order to boot again from usb , no option is available in BIOS . ...
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Getting grub message after deleting Ubuntu partition and unable to boot into Windows?

I deleted my Ubuntu partition because I wanted to install Linux Mint. But now when I switch on my laptop, I'm unable to boot into Windows. I'm getting a grub terminal (not sure if it's grub rescue ...
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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: ...
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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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Can't boot into Ubuntu after run boot-repair

This is an urgent case because I am no longer boot into any OS in my laptop now, I am using my phone to post the question. I am using dual boot on my laptop- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit- Windows 8 and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 Dual boot - No grub menu

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 in a partition along side Windows 10. Grub menu doesn't show up, it directly boots to Windows 10. Here's my boot-repair info: http://paste.ubuntu.com/12864055/ What do ...
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GRUB Screen disappeared

I have a dual boot Windows/Ubuntu laptop and I recently upgraded to Windows 10 (might be relevant). After a month or so, the GRUB menu stopped appearing out of the blue. Despite running boot-repair ...
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What should I do to get Ubuntu dual-boot with Windows 10 on this Toshiba laptop?

I've tried several approaches and it still boots directly to Windows 10. It is a Toshiba Satellite Radius L15W-B1208X with Windows 10 the original OS. I read and tried to follow all prerequisite ...
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Can I repair Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with Live-CD?

Can I totally re-install or repair Ubuntu 14.04 with or without Live-CD? I deleted the latest kernel by accident. I will need step by step commands.
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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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Windows can't boot after partition shrink

So, I was about to install ubuntu (dual boot) so therefore needed to repartition my hard drive. Its UEFI/GPT Windows 10. I used easeus partition tool to: - shrink the windows partition - create ext3 ...
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Windows10 boot option lost after installing ubuntu 15.04 and try boot repair

I installed ubuntu 15.04 alongside windows 10 on laptop lenovo E440, but I can't enter to windows 10. And I launched boot-repair but now there is no windows 10 boot option. Else, I tried access from ...
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Boot repair doesn't work, and cannot work via grub rescue mode

These days my ubuntu is done again and this time i even cannot fix via external USB by boot repair tool. Even the first command: ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo chroot ...
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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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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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Seagate hard drive not detected by ubuntu

My 500 GB seagate hard drive not detected by [ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-i386]. History: Earlier I was getting blue screen 4/5 times. I used to restart the computer and do my work as usual. But last ...
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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 ...
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ubuntu 14.04 does not boot after fresh installation

I instlled ubuntu 14.04 on an acer e5-573-36uy laptop in uefi mode. The installation went fine but i am unable to boot into ubuntu. I tried boot-repair from a live usb here is the paste ...
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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 ...
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Boot-Repair does not show me the “recommended repair” button

I'm trying to boot into Ubuntu after messing up the dual-boot setting by trying to install Windows 7 (my notebook came with windows 8, but then it stopped working, so I installed Ubuntu and now I ...
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Don't see Windows partition in GRUB menu

After I Installed Kubuntu 15.04 I used boot-repair to fix to be able to dual-boot but when I get to the grub menu I saw only Ubuntu I try boot-repair couple of times still the same result. Here is my ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Secure Boot Problem

I have a system with Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 10 dual-boot. Everything worked fine with secure boot on. But now it suddenly stopped working and Ubuntu can't boot with secure boot turned on (through ...
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Cannot boot on Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I'm totally new to Ubuntu and was really interested in it. I followed the tutorial on how to install it in dualboot with Windows 7 carefully, and gave it a try. Ubuntu 14.04 is booting fine with ...
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ubuntu 15.04 install stuck with Invalid arch-independent ELF magic entering rescue mode

I tried to install ubuntu 15.04 on a windows vista PC with 2 HDD: sda= windows SATA disk with 2 partitions one being Windows vista bootable sdb= additionnal IDE disk to make trial install of Ubuntu ...
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Tried Installing 12.04.5 LTS

Tried Installing 12.04.5 LTS, but after reboot I get the options to Intall, Try without Installing. I attempted boot-repair and no avail paste.ubuntu.com/12209015
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How to delete triple boot Ubuntu 14.04 Mint 17 & windows 10? [duplicate]

I have installed windows 10 ubuntu & mint on my pc now i want to remove ubuntu and keep linux mint & windows. so how to delete ubuntu? what will happen with mu GRUB & MBR if i delete my ...
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Grub doesn't load. Tried boot-repair

Here is the log: http://paste.ubuntu.com/12114211/ I've used a live USB stick to run the boot-repair but the loader still doesn't work. I can't boot Windows 8.1/Ubuntu from the Hard disk. Win8.1 ...
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Can I use a CD instead of a USB for boot-repair

Am I capable of using a CD instead of a USB for using boot-repair to fix my grub boot loader after upgrading to windows 10?
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After boot repair, Windows does not boot

Following are the steps till I purchased my computer Installed windows 7 Installed Ubuntu There was no boot option, and ubuntu automatically boot, leaving me no option to boot my windows I used ...
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install ubuntu alongside with windows 8.1: cannot boot into os selection screen without external

I was following instructions from this link(not exactly but roughly those steps). In the end I still cannot boot into the (grub) os selection screen. However, if I plug my installer thumb drive in, I ...
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After using boot repair, my hdd couldn't be detected By uefi

after i install boot repair the result is this http://paste.ubuntu.com/12077955/ Now my UEFI couldn't recognize my hdd Please help, thanx
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Windows took my Grub [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my pc on one partition. Later, on the other partition I installed a Windows OS. Now, when I turn on my PC the are no boot options. GRUB is gone. I tried booting ...
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Failed boot after accidentally deleting kernels?

I accidentally deleted kernels while trying to clear more space in the boot partition (I couldn't update new kernels due to lack of space). Now I am unable to boot my Ubuntu Linux (14.04). I tried the ...
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upgrade Windows 10

in this moment I have windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 and boot works in this moment. How can I upgrade my Windows from 8.1 to 10 with out destroy my boot between linux and windows?
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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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Upgraded to Windows 10, destroy my Linux partition, boot-repair didn't do anything

http://paste.ubuntu.com/12026167/ I get dropped in grub rescue with the message "no such partition" and I don't know what to do. Can anyone give me a step-by-step on how to fix this?
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“No media found” bootloader totally messed up

I tried to make a dual boot from ubuntu and windows 10. The thing is, I once tried to do de same thing but with ubuntu and windows 8.1, but things went wrong because of UEFI and I wasn't even able to ...
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GRUB 2 giving “Loading Operating System” and then hanging

I've looked through the few other reports of this and none have had solutions that I haven't already tried. I ran boot-repair and got the following log of information: ...
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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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I need help with boot-repair

I cant boot Windows Here is my boot-repair log file http://paste.ubuntu.com/11963461 greets