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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How to repair GRUB? Boot-Repair not working, cannot access Windows 10

After deleting Ubuntu partitions from my computer's hard drive, I ran into a common problem. The system boots into grub rescue mode instead of booting into Windows 10. It appears I deleted GRUB, and I ...
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Unable to boot Windows 8 after Ubuntu installation

I installed Ubuntu on a pc with Windows 8 preinstalled. After installation Grub showed Ubuntu entries and Windows 8 Boot Manager (or something similar), selecting it I got: /EndEntire file path /...
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After recommended boot repair, it showed there is no operating system

I had a dual boot system with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1. After I upgraded Win to Win10, there was no GRUB entry for Ubuntu (or maybe Ubuntu was wiped, but I didn't notice...) I searched online ...
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16.04 Installer Crash and “No Bootable Device” with Acer R11

The trouble in Installer Crash and "No Bootable Device" with Acer R11 is nearly identical except for the version and the fact that it has no cd drive - must use USB install. I can "try ...
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How do I repair after testdisk disaster?

I have been a very silly boy. I intended to erase an SD card with testdisk but accidentally ran delete on the wrong drive and have apparently hosed my system. Trying to boot from HDD gets me to grub ...
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Boot repair - No recommended repair button

After a recent software update, Ubuntu does not boot anymore. This happens quite frequently, I usually boot then from a USB stick and run Boot-repair, thereafter the system works for a couple of weeks....
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Ubuntu 14.04: Boot Repair is not working (No Boot Menu)

I installed Windows 8 first and then Ubuntu 14.04. After installing Ubuntu 14.04, there was no boot menu, so I booted a live USB and used recommended repairs on boot-repair but there is still no boot ...
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Unable to Start any OS after installing Ubuntu to external harddrive

I recently installed Ubuntu to an external hard drive. Ive got Windows 10 installed in my internal drive. After restarting I can not chose any OS, neither Windows or Ubuntu are bring started. Instead ...
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Will boot-repair ommit entry for manjaro

Recently i ran boot-repair and it worked like a charm and even kept the windows launcher. more recently i installed manjaro. it reinstalled grub2 and showed an entry for ubuntu and manjaro but not the ...
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How to install Windows 7 on notebook with Ubuntu preinstalled? [closed]

How to install Windows 7 on notebook with Ubuntu preinstalled? New notebook come with Ubuntu preinstalled. I want replace Ubuntu with Windows 7 (not dual boot). I have Windows 7 .iso image on DVD. ...
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boot repair disk not loading - boots into black screen

I am trying to fix a grub issue issue using the boot repair disk that I created with UNetbootin. I do this by plugging in the bootable disk into the computer, booting into BIOS, and setting the USB ...
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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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Windows not appearing in GRUB

I have a Macbook pro running both Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04. When I initially installed Ubuntu, I received an internal error which didn't cause the desktop to load, so I reinstalled it. At the time, ...
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Boot-Repair: “core.img can not be found”

Upon installation of Ubuntu 16.04, and two reboots, my computer fails to boot into Ubuntu. It gives me the message "Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected device and ...
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Installed Xenial on Mac Mini mid-2011. No options in EFI boot menu

The install went well. I've had to download b43updated.zip with firmware for the wireless network card, otherwise it's fine except for one other issue: Ubuntu boots Alt during boot doesn't show ...
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Boot repair does not work

Grub does not appears after I used boot repair. The only message that appears is minimal BASH-like... I don`t know what to do anymore! http://paste2.org/bH7gAAIe
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How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?)

I installed Windows 7, which ate Ubuntu's boot file. When starting up the computer, it now goes straight to Windows, without giving me the option of booting Ubuntu. How can I get Ubuntu back?
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Can't boot Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu - confusing partition layout

Yesterday I made a 20 GB partition on my win7 drive, and started installing Ubuntu on it from a USB drive. The installation had just broke, computer restarted and I got a message Your boot files are ...
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Boot-Repair gets a kernel-panic while scanning the system

I had some booting problems after installing Linux to dual boot, so I downloaded the Boot-Repair image from Sourceforge, put it onto a USB stick, and tried using it. I got to an ASCII menu, chose to ...
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Boot repair recycles and does not fix boot

I am unable to boot into Ubuntu 14.04 any more. I downloaded the latest Live Cd and installed Boot-repair from there. I select the top option to fix it and it says "close programs". I close everything ...
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How can I find out the md5sum of boot-repair-disk.ISO?

I have downloaded boot-repair-disk.ISO, but it is recommended to check the md5sum. Previous downloads have not worked possibly because the download was corrupted. At present running Kubuntu 16.04 on ...
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System won't boot anymore after software update

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 (64bit) and after the apt-get updates from yesterday it won't boot anymore. It goes from the BIOS screen to black, back to BIOS. I've booted into Boot Repair from an USB stick ...
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Windows 8.1 does not shown up on Grub2, even after installing Boot Repair. - Ubuntu 16.04

This is my first time installing Ubuntu 16.04. I have Windows 8 on my PC, and I downloaded Ubuntu 16.04, put it on a DVD then installed it on my PC. When I turned on my PC after installing Ubuntu 16....
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Cannot run Ubuntu after installation on clean laptop

I deleted Windows 8.1 from my Acer and installed Ubuntu. Now I can't run it. When I start computer in UEFI mode it says no bootable device. I already ran: add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-...
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UEFI dual-boot, how to load recovery partition (Windows 8) after installing Ubuntu

I've installed Ubuntu (~EFI mode) in a ASUS Zenbook UX32VD, which has Windows 8 pre-installed. It had Security Boot disabled. I installed grub in the same partition I put the root directory (sda7 in ...
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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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Can't boot after upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7559, which comes with ubuntu 14.04 LTS pre-installed. After updating, the software update application gave an error indicating something wrong with my laptop with two ...
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Windows 10 update ruined by Windows/Ubuntu dual boot

I had a Ubuntu/Windows 7 dual boot set up on my laptop. An updater tried to install Windows 10 in the middle of the night and now when I start the laptop, I get the grub rescue prompt. I tried this ...
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Recover from deleted Grub_Bios partition?

Hello while configuring my partition using g parted i had to deleted grub_bios because it was in the middle of free space, i ran boot repair but i couldn't boot into Ubuntu after restart here is my ...
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No option to choose between Ubuntu or Windows at startup; tried many suggestions already

Yesterday I used a live cd to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer already loaded with Windows 8. The Ubuntu install did NOT recognize any operating system on the computer, so I chose "something else" ...
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Think my ubuntu just broke, not sure how to fix it

My laptop died on me and when I went to start it up, it wont boot ubuntu. I can get the menu in the picutre but if I click on ubuntu it just goes to like the background of ubuntu and gets stuck. ...
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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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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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unable to locate package boot-repair [duplicate]

I need to restore my MBR after linux installation and I have no alternative but installing boot-repair on Ubuntu, for the live version of the tool doesn't work; I'm connected to the internet through a ...
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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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Unable to boot in ubuntu after install [Reboot and Select proper boot device]

I am using Samsung RV513 laptop. I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and was working fine. Then I reinstalled Windows 7. After a few days, I reinstalled Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Now whenever I start ...
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Can't Boot into Windows 8

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop with Windows 8 installed. Now I can boot into Ubuntu without any problems, but I can't boot into Windows 8. After I choose Windows 8 Loader (on sda1)...
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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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my vps not able to boot

I have a VPS with cPANEL installed. It was working well until last week. Since last week it stopped working it seems that the system is not able to load the boot drive. I used boot-repair-disk but due ...
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After installing Ubuntu I can't boot Windows 8 anymore

I just bought a new laptop (a lenovo ideapad Z500) and it came installed with Windows 8. I wanted to have Ubuntu on it too, therefore I resized the Win8 partition from the control panel and installed ...
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Ubuntu doesn't boot after installation [duplicate]

For unknown reason Ubuntu doesn't boot. I have tried the boot-recovery but nothing happened. Also I want to dual boot with windows Specs: Lenovo essential g505s Amd A8-5550M amd Radeon hd 8550G ...
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How do I get my HP laptop to boot into grub from my new efi file?

I have an HP Pavilion Sleekbook 14 laptop that I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 dual boot with the original windows 8. I used boot-repair to get set up to boot into grub. My issue is that I have not ...
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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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HDD boot repair

I just used boot-repair tool in Ubuntu and I applied MBR option … and when I reboot my laptop, it won't boot hard drive. A black screen appears with a cursor beeping and my whole system stucks there … ...
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How to boot windows 8.1 after installing ubuntu 16.04 LTS on msi gt70 20c laptop

I tried using Boot Repair and here are the results URL: http://paste2.org/ntz2PanF I was successful with installing ubuntu alongside windows 8.1 (I installed windows 8.1 previously using a CD) but ...
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Is there a Boot-Repair for Ubuntu 15.04?

While trying to change my computer's default boot loader, I have run into the obstacle of having the message E: unable to locate package boot-repair. I learned that this could be because Boot-Repair ...
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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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Unable to install Ubuntu 16.04. Bootloader not working

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 without any other OS's on the drive using LIVE USB.. But OS is not working. I tried Bootrepair but no luck to fix it.. This is bootinfo http://paste2.org/Ca5aOyHa . can ...
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System doesn't boot GRUB/Ubuntu

After installing Ubuntu via a USB and restarting the computer it only boots windows. I checked on the BIOS and Ubuntu doesn't appear. I can boot into Ubuntu using the USB: it boots the menu: try ...