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Tried to return to windows after installing ubuntu and got stuck at “no such partition entering rescue mod”

The question is quite complex. I've tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 from a USB on my PC which had already been running Windows 7. Initially the Ubuntu installer didn't detect windows OS, so I've made ...
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installing ubuntu and removing fedora

how to uninstall fedora 20 and install ubuntu from windows 7 dual boot keeping windows unchanged without windows installation CD? please help its very urgent.
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How can i convinve my Ubuntu 14.04 that my laptop's motherboard is in the same location as my laptop?

I really want to know where the system saves the clock (date) time in the hard-drive and if possible i'd like to edit it manually. can i? The problem is that Ubuntu always assume that my motherboard ...
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Grub is not working

I am trying to get my grub to work again, I run a dual boot with windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04, the grub has been working fine up until just recently when I ran a windows update and it seems to have ...
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Can't put windows on a flash drive, even with dd, winusb and unetbootin [duplicate]

How can i install my windows 7 iso to a flash drive? dd seemed to have worked, but when i booted it did not work, saying grub: no such partiton Which is odd, considering i did not remember installing ...
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Ubuntu/Windows dual boot issue

I first had Windows 8.1 already installed on my machine, and then I decided to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as well. I first shrunk the size of my Windows Disk. Then I installed Ubuntu, splitting it into ...
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Can not see C drive ( windows installed ) in list of devices in Nautilus

Let me tell how the problem started. I needed more free space for D drive, so i extended free space for D drive from C drive by using the the function EXTEND of Mini Partition Tools Wizard. Then the ...
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I installed ubuntu alongside windows [duplicate]

So I installed ubuntu alongside windows 7 but I had to do it using the "something else" option as opposed to the dual boot option. The partition containing windows is still there but I cannot boot in ...
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Ubuntu along with Windows

I want to install Ununtu 14 and currently I am running Windows Vista. If I install Ununtu along with Windows, will I lose my programs after the installation? Also, I would like to install Ubuntu in an ...
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How to run Ubuntu 14.04.1 without a USB or disc with partition on windows 8

Just to be clear, I have already partitioned my hard drive and I am ready to install it onto my hard drive. But I don't have a empty Disc or a USB Storage stick. So I was wondering if there was a way ...
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How can I fix my botched install of Ubuntu

I attempted to install Ubuntu for dual boot with windows 7 a few days ago. I accidentally put the files in my C drive. After all the downloads were complete i used Ubootin (for what exactly I'm not ...
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dualboot windows 8/ubuntu 14.04 problem - boot repair?

I have Sony Vaio E series SVE14A2M1EW and I tried to install ubuntu 14.04. I used this manual: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 (64-bit) System (UEFI Supported) After installation I ...
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Bootloader fails to install

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my mac. I partitioned the hard drive and whenever the installer reaches the part of installing the bootloader it tells me that it was unable to install it. I've ...
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How to unistall ubuntu(dual boot)?

I have windows 8 and i installed ubuntu desktop from live cd how to unistall ubuntu now without deleting windows 8?( I choosed the dualboot option)
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Grub corrupted at last update in 14.04

I run Ubuntu 14.04 along with Windows 7 Home Premium but after the last update on Friday 3rd October Grub became corrupted and couldn't find Ubuntu but could find Windows. After several attempts at ...
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dual entries of Ubuntu in windows boot loader

I am using a laptop with pre-installed Windows8. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 by switching to legacy mode along side with Windows8. I got the ubuntu entry in windows boot loader menu.Then it was showing ...
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How do I remove ubuntu 14.04 on /dev/sda6 installed alongside ubuntu 12.04 on dev/sda1

I did a silly thing. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Ubuntu 12.04. I want to get rid of ubuntu 14.04 (dev/sda6). Here is my gparted: How do I remove sda6 and merge it with sda1 in ubuntu 12.04. ...
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GRUB2: black screen when booting Windows

I know this might be a duplicate, but I've read a lot of threads about this and none pointed me to the solution. When loading GRUB2 I have a black screen (with static white cursor on the upper left) ...
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Ubuntu doesnt load after installing windows 7

Installed windows 7 on my hp-15r014tx. I had installed ubuntu before . after lot of struggle. I partitioned my hardisk into two parts. 500 GB NTFS(For windows) and 400 GB ext4(for linux) and some ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu to a USB HDD with Windows 8 on internal? Need confirmation

I am trying to make sure that Ubuntu will install correctly and boot from a USB HDD. Windows 8.1 is installed on the primary internal 1TB, this is a 230 GB (after all extra was taken out). If I were ...
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Dual-Boot Unbuntu with Windows 8 on yoga 2 pro

I need help setting up an installation of Unbuntu on my yoga 2 pro, but I need to keep the Windows 8 on their as well. I have resized a partition to have 80GB free, but it is in the middle of the ...
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Adding windows 8.1 entry in Grub2

I am completely new to Ubuntu and have a problem getting dual boot with win8.1 working. I can boot both installations as UEFI boot, manually changing disk boot priority in BIOS, Grub menu is showing ...
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About wubi installer [duplicate]

Why there is no wubi installer on ubuntu website anymore? I would prefer this way of installation as I don't have to do any efforts.And it is more efficient for us I mean people loving ubuntu but ...
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dual boot from windows 7 can't show ubuntu in boot menu

I have windows7 os in my laptop and I want to install ubuntu 12.04 along with windows 7. I have followed the instructions in this link: ...
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Slow boot/resume from suspend

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside my Windows 8.1 on my laptop and have been enjoying it a lot. I realized some day that I wanted to give more space for my root and home partitions (they ...
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on fakeraid, could not mount / at boot, then boots to purple screen

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 beside Windows 8 on an Asus UX51VZ-XB71 which comes with two SSDs configured in a fake raid-0. I can install 14.04 successfully by booting into the live usb, assembling my ...
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Windows 8.1 is not showing up in grub2 menu

I have a Toshiba Satellite C55 Series Laptop. I decided to install Ubuntu because I love Android. When I installed Ubuntu there was a Windows 8 option, but after I restarted my laptop windows 8 option ...
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How do you fix Windows XP boot (more details)

So I have two Windows XP copies in two hard drives. The First drive's XP, can't boot because I reset the boot config.(I am really stupid) However, I have another hard drive with Ubuntu (installed by ...
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Install Windows 7 Alongside Lubuntu 14.04 with old machine? [on hold]

I basically want to install Windows 7 Alongside my Lubuntu 14.04 install on a Dell Dimension 4600, it should support it, I searched up the hardware specs online, and they almost match, the machine has ...
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Dual boot Windows 8.1+Ubuntu12.04 - can't boot on windows

I got a Toshiba Sattelite S70-b-110, with windows 8.1 pre-installed. I partitioned my HDD into 4 : C:/ (Windows install) ; P:/ (Windows Data and installed programs) ; Ubuntu install (/) ; ...
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windows 8.1 and ubuntu cant load dual boot option [duplicate]

i have installed ubuntu 14.04 using pendrive in windows 8.1,after restarting only windows is starting but not windows,how can i get ubuntu.i am using H.P laptop
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Not able to boot mac osx 64 bit from GRUB version 2.02

I'm having some trouble booting Mac OS X from GNU GRUB 2.02. I get an infinite purple screen when attempting.
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How can i make menu boot windows and ubuntu?

Sorry my english is not good, my laptop has installed windows 8.1. Then I installed ubuntu 12.04, so now I cant access windows 8.1. When I turned my laptop on, I dont have any menu boot. How can I log ...
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Toshiba Z935 dual boot install

I want to dual boot Windows 7 and 14.04 LTS. Using Toshiba Z935. No onboard hard disk drive or DVD. Using LG Slim Portable DVD Writer model GP40NB40. 14.04 LTS runs from DVD but slow. I don't know how ...
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Remove Ubuntu from Boot Option Menu

I have a HP laptop pre-installed with Windows 8. Previously, I had my laptop working on dual boot with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. After a few days, I messed up with Ubuntu installation and now want ...
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Trying dual-boot with windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04, can't boot any, used boot-repair got things worse

first of all I'm really new at linux usage so I really need a lot of help here So my laptop is a HP g4-2072la and I tried to install a dual boot with windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04 Installed windows 7 ...
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Having Trouble Dual-Booting

Here is my situation, I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 13.10 with Windows 8.1 on my laptop. I have managed to install Ubuntu and get the GRUB menu as the primary boot selector. However when I try to ...
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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 ...
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Wi-Fi connected but no network access

I have dell inspiron 15r turbo 7520 with windows 8 pre installed. I have dual booted the system with Ubuntu 14.04 and I am new to ubuntu. Wi-Fi is showing to be connected but I am not able to access ...
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Dual Partition, Eclipse program

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and Xubuntu 14.04 installed on my system as dual boot. I have setup Eclipse in my Xubuntu for android developement. Is there a way I can use that in my Ubuntu partition? If not, ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04--Grub Rescue Error after failing to turn off secure boot [SOLVED]

I am not able to start the operating system .Whenever I try to start the operating system it shows the following error: file /boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod not found Entering rescue mode... ...
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Converting Primary to Logical Partitions

I am dual booting Ubuntu on Windows 8, and during the install, I get no option to install alongside Windows 8. A previous question gave me the information that I needed to make my partitioned drive ...
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Windows 8/ Ubuntu Dual Installation Problem!

Okay, so I have fulfilled all the requirements necessary to dual booting Ubuntu 14.04.1 on Windows 8 (disabling secure boot and fast boot, making liveCD, and partitioning 50gb of free space on my 2tb ...
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Error while booting into Unity Desktop- Chromebook

I installed Ubuntu 12.03 on my HP Chromebook 14 several months ago. Until yesterday my laptop has run fine with both OS dual booted. Yesterday I tried booting into the unity Desktop the way I usually ...
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(Boot Problems) Error: attempt to read or write outside of disk hd0. grub rescue>

I normally auto-boot to windows through grub because of music software incompatibilities with Ubuntu. This message came up one day and I could never figure out what happened, but It won't let me even ...
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how to fix Ubuntu boot after intalled windows?

I was having win8.1 as my 1st system and Ubuntu 14.04 as my 2rd. and last week i installed win 10 preview , however win8.1 , win 10 and ubuntu are all shown in the boot list , but if i chose ubuntu , ...
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black screen of death on install

So before you go and flag this as a duplicate please read! So I boot off of my uefi usb and hit install ubuntu and all that pops up is a black streen with a window but that window just contains a ...
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Deleting Windows Partition + Installing Ubuntu = Please Help!

I installed Linux Mint about 2 years ago because my Windows side failed to boot. With Linux I was able to access the files I needed on the Windows side immediately, and go about my day (I did this in ...
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Laptop only opens with ubuntu in dual boot

I have a hp laptop,having windows 8.1. I dual booted it with ubuntu using something else options,but now laptop is opening only with ubuntu and does not give option for dual boot. It says no boot ...
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Vista & 14/04 dual-boot Boot-repair to external hdd: Can't have a partition outside the disk!

I have a laptop with 1) internal disk with windows vista and 2) an external hdd with ubuntu 14.04 On start-up it just boots to windows. If I change the boot-order to the externall drive, it simply ...