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How to remove GRUB Nothing is Working!

I need to get back to Windows only, and after deleting the Ubuntu partition, GRUB shows up on boot. I can type exit to get into Windows but I don't want to do that every time I boot. I've been ...
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ERROR message : EXT4-fs error: ext4_find_entry 1451

I have a dell Xps 15 9550 and I have installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 in the UEFI dual boot along with Windows 10. Ubuntu works fine but after running for a while it goes to the black terminal screen with ...
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Can't boot into Windows Boot Manager from GRUB

I recently dual-booted Windows 10 and Ubuntu. When I start my computer, the GRUB operating system list starts up. Ubuntu works fine, but if I try to select Windows Boot Manager, I get an error. Is it ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 splash screen freeze

After a little while of having Ubuntu 16.04 (which I upgraded from 15.04) I keep on getting the splash screen to freeze after a few animations cycle of the dots where it end up like this: and ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (64 bit) gets freezed ever time

I have recently installed 64-bit Ubuntu 16.04 in my computer along with 64-bit Windows 10 (Dual boot). The Windows 10 is working perfectly. But whenever I login into Ubuntu and try to do something ...
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Installed Ubuntu with Windows 7

I had Windows 7 and installed Ubuntu using the Windows installer. Now when I restart the PC, it directly boots to Ubuntu. What happened to my Windows 7 and how I can make it dual boot?
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Grub won't boot windows after update from 11.10 to 12.04

thanks for your time and reading this, here's the deal: i upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 and everything worked out until i rebooted, i had 11.10 sucessfully running as a dual boot with windows vista. ...
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dell inspirion 7559 — ubuntu 16.04 booted up using `nomodese` to login screen successfully but desktop is now showing after logging in

I'm a very novice user of ubuntu, tried installing ubuntu on my dell 7559 15" laptop. Installed it successfully after some search, I had to press e and add the following line to grub bootloader ...
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MacBook install: no mountable file systems

I own a MacBook Pro running Mountain Lion. I would like to dual-boot my Mac OS with Ubuntu. When I download the file and try to open it, it reads "No mountable file systems". I have downloaded both ...
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Win 10 Dell 15 5000 w/ AMD A8 6g, 1T hd unable to boot up Ubuntu Reg or Studio from downloaded dvd

I recently downloaded latest version of UB and UB Studio but the DVD's seem incomplete or just corrupt or what? Not a pro here and no knowledge of commands etc. I have a throbbing hard on for free ...
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Can't boot Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu yesterday alongside Windows 7 and whenever I start my computer I don't have the option to boot Windows. When the computer starts it goes straight to Ubuntu without giving me an OS ...
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Cant boot to ubuntu and windows after installing ubuntu in diffrent partition!

I have been told to post this URL: http://paste2.org/IDKZt061 I just installed ubuntu in diffrent partition to my windows and i cant reboot its showing me this message in a black screen: reboot and ...
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I think my PC got a virus [on hold]

I think my PC got a virus from ubuntu because on boot it showed a lego brick with a small h on it and a accessibility logo like the picture like this http://i.stack.imgur.com/F5gCe.png
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How to uninstall Ubuntu 16.04 running alongside Windows 10

After installing Ubuntu on my system, I can't access my Windows 10 OS. The system boots Ubuntu without providing a choice to boot into Windows. Is there a way I can have both or must I uninstall ...
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My laptop's battery backup has come down drastically after installing ubuntu.

My samsung laptop's battery backup has come down drastically after installing ubuntu. Can any one suggest a reason and solution
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Not able to install Ubuntu 16.4 in dual boot with Windows10

I already had my safe boot disable and my boot preference was :- 1. USB 2. Windows OS SO I used win32DiskImager and made a bootable USB pendrive with Ubuntu 16.4 . I also created a disk partition ...
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Container Partition does not start on physical boundary

I know, question concerning the same problem has already been asked, but I address a different issue. Following is the output snippet of fdisk. akshayj@akshayj-ThinkPad-T450:~$ sudo fdisk -l /dev/sda ...
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Ubuntu can't be booted

I installed Ubuntu on my laptop (Acer Aspire E15) and I could load into it by pressing f12 during boot up to access the boot menu. I wanted to go into the boot menu automatically at start so I ...
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Dual boot Internal HDD Windows 10 (UEFI) + Caddy Ubuntu 15.10

How can I run dual boot with two hard drives? The primary HD is with windows 10 and boot for UEFI. In caddy is another HD with Ubuntu 15.10, which was used in the old notebook. In the BIOS, change ...
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Problem with GRUB configuration

I have this problem with GRUB (using Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10) grub-mkconfig no se pudo ejecutar satisfactoriamente. mensaje de error: /usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig: 11: /etc/default/grub: ...
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Can't access OS selection screen or Windows files form Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10 successfully on my laptop. Earlier I was given a choice to choose which OS to load via gnu grub. I remember I accidently clicked some buttons (then it went ...
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Dual boot - ubuntu installation alongside windows 10 shows unusable space

I have already 4 primary partition in windows 10. I want to install ubuntu in unallocated space. But that space is unusable during installation. Is there any way to install ubuntu?
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How to install Ubuntu 16.04 next to Windows 10

I've been trying to install ubuntu alongside windows 10 and it doesn't seem to work for me. I read a lot of tutorials on askubuntu page, but it looks like I'm missing something. I tried to install it ...
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Ubuntu login screen won't let me log in

I'm a windows user (hopefully not soon), and I'm really unexperienced with linux right now. I just installed ubuntu-mate 16.04 on a separate internal hdd. When I enter recovery mode and use the root ...
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Installing ubuntu alongside windows 10 and freedos

My laptop came with freeDOS. I have already installed Windows 10 on my laptop alongside freeDOS. I now want to install Ubuntu 15.10 alongside Windows 10. I also want to remove freeDOS but I am not ...
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How do I set my clock in Windows to UTC / localtime?

I have a dual boot and a I configured windows to use UTC with a registry fix as explained in here: Ubuntu 12.04 clocktime is off by 4 hours Now, I need to come back to localtime again, and I have no ...
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Install Ubuntu on seperate hard drive

I have two hard drives using and it consists of Windows 8.1. 1st hard drive has 2 partitions and partition C is the Windows partition. In my 2nd hard drive I have partitioned it to 3 partitions. They ...
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How to Dual Boot Windows 10 (UEFI) with encrypted LVM Kubuntu 16.04 on 2nd HDD

I currently have Windows 10 (upgraded from Windows 8 originally installed on machine) running on a HP Envy 17 laptop booting in UEFI mode. The laptop comes with a 2nd hard drive bay, and I would like ...
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ubuntu 15.10 not showing windows 10 NTFS Partitions

Recently I was trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 on laptop(for dual boot,windows 10 & Ubuntu 15.10).But in choosing partition, I formatted(in ntfs file system) one ntfs partition to install Ubuntu,...
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I installed ubuntu, booted it but things flicker and nothing happens

I installed ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows7. I divided new partition for it, and install went well. However, when I tried to boot it and entering password for my account, everything flickers and ...
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How to set grub from second Linux distribution as default in UEFI boot?

I’m dual booting two Ubuntu Linux distributions. There was made only one boot entry for both of them: Boot000A* ubuntu Since the second one (not often used) was installed after my primary distro (...
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Having to reinstall ethernet drivers after booting into Windows. (Dual-boot W10/15.04)

I have had this problem intermittently but was just recently able to replicate it. After using Ubuntu 15.04 for any amount of time, even just booting into it then immediately restarting before logging ...
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Uninstalling Ubuntu and the Boot up option

I had recently installed Ubuntu MATE and I had a few troubles with it so I decided to uninstall and play around with a few more distros. Now, when I uninstalled it(deleted partition and got rid of the ...
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Unable to partition my 1 TB hard drive in 14.04

I brought Dell laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 with a 1TB HDD. I want to install windows 7 as well (dual boot). When I tried to partition my hard drive with Gparted, I am not able to drag the free space....
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Ubuntu 16.04 installer hangs while booting on Asus X553MA

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 in a dual-boot with Windows 10. However, after I boot from the install media, it just hangs on the first purple screen. Here are my specs: Asus X553MA ----------- ...
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Windows 10 update destroyed grub and ubuntu partition

I've been running Windows 10 alongside Ubuntu and Windows did an update that removed the GRUB loader. After running BootRepair, the message displayed changed to "An operating system wasn't found ...". ...
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jKDE Neon Boots into Intramfs, No Error

I just installed kde neon, and after rebooting for the first time (not including the reboot after installation), the computer now boots into the initramfs prompt. This happens after the grub and the ...
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How to Re-Add Windows XP to grub menu after Ubuntu 11.10 Re-install

Basically, I messed up my partitions and decided to do a full re-install of both Windows XP and Ubuntu 11.10 (I know that 11.10 is outdated, but I was planning to do an update to 12.04 as soon as I ...
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Problem logging in after 15.10 upgrade

I've run distro upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10 with the release image. I have choosed complete wipe installation. No errors during installation and I`m able to login in normally. Eventually I will get ...
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Dual boot ubuntu 16.04 with windows 10 stucks in login page loop after nvidia installation

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10. After Nvidia 364 installation, Ubuntu can't get past the login page. My laptop in HP Pavilion Notebook - 14-ab108tx which has an NVIDIA GeForce 940M. Is ...
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Error when installing W7 alongside Ubuntu : “W7 can't be installed to this disk. This computer's hardware may not support booting to this disk.”

I can't install Windows 7 on my HDD Seagate 7200.11 (ST3500620AS) that is connected to the Dell motherboard 0TP412 in Dell Precision T3400. This computer already has a 14.04 on it. I have a BIOS, so ...
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How do I arrange files in a folder in some particuar order?

I have saved a set of drivers required for Windows in one of my hard-disk partitions. Now I want to arrange them in some particular order such as BIOS Drivers Applications I want the order of ...
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Grub fatal error - which partition for grub?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 alongside with Windows 10 (using USB stick), but at the end of installation process a "fatal error" appears, saying that grub failed to install on /dev/sda and ...
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Error while instaling ubuntu [on hold]

i've already have windows 10 on my computer. I tried to install ubuntu 16 with bootable usb storage. but sadly although ubuntu were'nt install at all, I lost my win 10 :( while accessing to my windows ...
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Unnecessary entries in Grub2 Boot Menu

I just finished repairing Grub2 after a SSD-to-SSD clone. Now when I boot up I see the Grub boot menu, but I see several entries I hadn't seen before the clone. I've tried booting Ubuntu and Windows ...
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Deleting GRUB2 which is placed in sda? And how to fix two Ubuntu entry in EFI Boot selector?

I have EFI Windows 8 in my Asus K55V laptop. EFI partition is sda1. I tried to install Ubuntu in EFI mode and created/selected separate boot partition for Ubuntu boot loader. Ubuntu installed ...
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Multiboot missing after cloning SSD

I have a Windows/Ubuntu installation that was working fine. When my laptop booted I would get a solid purple screen with white letters offering me a choice of which OS I wanted to boot. Yesterday I ...
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Dell Latitude E7240 not booting after upgrading to 16.04

After installing 16.04 from a USB stick, Laptop doesn't start anymore. The error message says No bootable devices found. I was warned during the installation that I could not continue if I don't ...
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Deleted partition - accidentally screwed up other partitions?

I am attempting to remove a Debian 8 OS from my computer. I was hoping it'd be as simple as deleting its partition. After I deleted its partition, I ended up with 490GB (/500GB HDD) as "Free Space." ...
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How to totally remove ubuntu from boot menu after Windows dual boot

I dual booted windows 10 and ubuntu. Now, I don't want the Ubuntu. So I deleted the ubuntu partitions. Next, I used the Windows recovery drive to run bootrec.exe /fixmbr in cmd.So If I power my pc now,...