Questions about using the grub rescue prompt or how to get rid of it.

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window is in rescue mode .not opening

I have Ubuntu and windows 7 in my system. After upgrading windows 10 on my system now, it is showing the following error: error unknown filesystem grub rescue I found a video related to it, in ...
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System doesn't boot after installing windows 10

I had a dual boot system. (ubuntu 16 windows 7) But grub was not working properly so unable to open windows. I formatted windows 7 partition and put windows 10 now it does not boot anything. What ...
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Grub rescue errors running insmod

Heres the situation: I had windows 10 and ubuntu on different partitions on one harddrive and booted into either of them. I removed the linux partition and merged the unallocated space with the ...
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unknown filesystem Grub rescue>

Ok Now I'm into even bigger problem, I had w10 installed in my laptop dual booted with kali linux 2016.1 rolling. What I did is apt-get update && upgrade -y and started installing the packages....
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hd0 read error on boot

My computer was hanged while it was shutting down and I had to hard reboot the system by pressing the power button. When the system booted back I got the message error: hd0 read error and the ...
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Emergency mode! Can't boot

Suddenly I'm unable to boot Kubuntu! I get kfd kfd errors and GNU GRUB. I'm currently in the Recovery Menu but unsure if this is what I should be doing. How do I boot normally again?
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Error Unknown File system

After deleting the lubuntu partition and reboot my pc. i got into grub rescue I tried to do ls I got (hd0) (hd0,msdos1) (fd0) I try this commands set root=(hd0) set prefix=(hd0)/boot/grub but when ...
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Fix Grub Rescue

Everytime I reboot my system, I have to enter the following commands. How do I fix this permanently ? prefix=(hd0,msdos4)/boot/grub root=(hd0,msdos4) insmod normal normal
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Stuck in Grub Rescue

I Installed Ubuntu 14 alongside Windows 8. After some days I formatted Ubuntu partition and started getting Grub Rescue screen while booting. So I installed Ubuntu 16 on Windows partition by making a ...
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After installing Ubuntu 16.04LTS restart leads to Error: Grub Rescue screen

Two days ago I got a Install/Live DVD of Ubuntu. After Installing it the first time and restarting the computer I was hit with a "error: file '/boot/grub/i386-pv/normal.mod' not found." screen and ...
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Accidentally Freed Partitioned Space in Windows Disk Manager

During an annual cleaning, I tried to free up space in the C drive from an old 10gb D drive that I partitioned (used by software development for work). Unfortunately I accidentally freed the 15gb ...
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Unknown filesystem after boot

when I turn on my notebook lenovo G580, its write unknown filesystem, its the same problem as this: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/34393502/windows-7-boot-error-unknown-filesystem-after-deleting-...
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dual boot, grub rescue, all partitions unknown filesystem

I am stuck with grub rescue. I have a dual-boot with a Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04. Now when I try to boot my laptop, it enters grub rescue mode. I tried 'ls' commond: grub rescue > ls The ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: '/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found (SolusVM)

Running Ubuntu 14.04, was doing some normal maintenance and updates last night, also added a VirtualHost. The instance of Ubuntu is installed as a VPS in my SolusVMWare software. This means I cannot ...
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Grub rescue Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have win8 and Ubuntu 10.4 in my PC.I just enter to win8 and removed Ubuntu and formated the volume of Ubuntu then I restarted my PC and now I can't open win8.it is showing error unknown filesystem ...
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After Update, error: attempt to read or write outside disk 'hd0' Grub Rescue “ls” produces nothing

I have (what used to be) a dual partitioned Windows 7/Ubuntu Lenovo Computer, a "Think Center." I ran and installed updates when prompted by my auto-updater thingy without looking to hard at what was ...
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Stuck at grub rescue and when I type “ls” it comes up with “unknown command”

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on an old HP Compaq. When I boot the computer it goes straight to grub rescue saying: "error: symbol not found: "grub_register_command_proi"". After looking on various forums ...
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Stuck in grub rescue after deleting partion [duplicate]

I have recently deleted my partion with unbuntu on it for more space in my ssd and n9w when ever I boot it goes into grub rescue. As this is windows 10 there is no recovery disk and I don't have my ...
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I can boot Ubuntu only once after install

I have just reinstalled Ubuntu 16.04, and have this weird problem where I can boot Ubuntu after the installation, but I get directed straight to BIOS upon restart. I am using UEFI and have the efi ...
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Accidently deleted partition now stuck in grub error: unknown filesystem

I accidently deleted a partition from windows and restarted now it boots in grub with error: unknown filesystem Entering rescue mode... grub rescue> How can I get my PC to boot from windows ...
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error invalid arch-independent elf magic - same error on HDD, Live 14.04 USB, and Boot-Repair Live USB

Okay, this question has been asked a lot but as far as I can tell I am the first person to get the same error while booting from live USB's. I installed the latest version of 14.04 onto an HDD. On ...
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How do I get out of grub rescue when the USB ports won't work?

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old HP compaq 7600. When I switched it on today, it booted to a black screen with the following message at the top: Error: symbol not found: '...
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Enters Grub Rescue on boot [duplicate]

When I boot up my Ubuntu laptop, it always boots into Grub Rescue that I have absolutely no idea of... Can anyone help me? Thanks
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error no such partition. Grub rescue mode [duplicate]

I want to remove the ubuntu operating system from my laptop so I formatted the ubuntu drive (previously had dual booting) But now I run in grub rescue mode. I checked the other forums and tried the ...
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How can I get an iso image to boot from Ubuntu 16.04 grub 2 menu?

I'm trying to boot Macrium Reflect backup iso. Based on my current configurations, it tries to load, but it just reboots. I have installed Memdisk and the iso file is located under etc\images. The ...
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Error Removing Ubuntu + Grub and reverting back to using Windows MBR

I Partitioned my hard disk back some time ago to install Ubuntu on it as I needed it for a college project. It became a bit of a pain when I finished my project when I had to select my OS each time I ...
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All partitions in grub rescue are bad filename

So I tried to boot my asus eee PC 900, but it said error: no such device:etcSo I did ls, and I tried ls for all partitions and some of the. Said bad Filename. Soo how can I perform a factory reset ...
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Grub rescue Unknown file system

I have a new up computer that was running Ubuntu fine on first day had but after its first upgrade something has gone wrong and it is now in grub rescue mode. I'm considering sending it back but was ...
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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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Disk partition on Windows resulted in: GRUB rescue error: no such partition. Ubuntu boot folder does not exist on any partition

I knew almost nothing about file systems and that caused the large story for me. There were many questions on this topic and nothing could help me. Sequence of the story is next: 1) I had on my ...
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Grub rescue error: Unknown Commands + Unknown FileSystem + Live Usb

I have been given an Asus EEE Pc 1201PN where Ubuntu and Windows 7 used to live in a dual-boot. When running Windows 7, the Ubuntu partition has been erased and thus, Grub is not working anymore when ...
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Stuck at grub rescue prompt after terminating a windows installation

I recently began the installation process of windows 7 on my Ubuntu machine. When I got to the format option on the Windows OS install prompts, I remembered I had some files on my Ubuntu OS that I ...
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partitions not showing while installing ububtu 15.04

While installing Ubuntu none of my partitions are showing. I have Win 10 on dual boot which was running before installing Ubuntu . On a live boot all of my data is safe untill now & my Win 10 is ...
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Grub Rescue prompt appears after deleting Ubuntu partition. Can't boot Windows

I have an HP Pavilion dv 9543 cl. I decided that I wanted to update Win Vista to Win 8 several years ago, but did not know how to remove grub 2, so I naively decided to simply remove the Ubuntu ...
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How do I boot the Ubuntu OS istalled on a 32GB USB drive?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 OS on a 32GB pendrive. But when I tried to boot from the USB drive, it goes into grub rescue mode. I am not talking about creating a bootable pendrive. I installed the Ubuntu ...
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Unable to boot without 'grub rescue> ' commands [closed]

I have a system with dual boot (debian 8/ windows 8)After i formatted a drive from windows 8 i'm unable to boot even from usb, always it says 'Unknown Filesystem'. Now, I can only boot the linux by ...
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Grub rescue after udpating to Ubuntu 16.04

I tried to install Ubuntu 16.04 on another computer running Ubuntu 14.04 from a bootable USB stick. During the installation I chose not to delete the existing files, but only to remove Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Can't boot into my windows [duplicate]

I had dual boot with windows as my primary os and ubuntu. I booted into my windows and formatted the partition used to install ubuntu. Now when I restart the machine and it gives me error: unknown ...
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error: no such partition Entering rescue mode… grub rescue>

I had Windows 10 on my system. I thought to try Ubuntu. On the live mode everything was okay with my partition. I started installation and after it completed I lost all partitions. Then on this forum ...
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Error: unknown filesystem when Restarting

I am using a dual boot laptop with Windows XP Pro and Ubuntu Recently, I migrated my old HDD to a larger SSD and re-installed Ubuntu (16.04 32bit) Although the Grub 2 boot-loader works perfectly ...
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GRUB Rescue Needs Emergency Murder Tech…Or A Bullet To the Bean

I used to LIKE Ubuntu, but now it's impossible to get it to work well with Windows. (That didn't come out right; Windows 7-10 is more problematic than earlier platforms). I couldn't figure out how to ...
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Error in installing boot-repair

It reports problems regarding some recurring loop. Help me out here please. sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair [sudo] password for parashuram: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Grub2 missing partitions. Fix? [duplicate]

I recently made a post because Grub wasn't finding the partition (Grub 2 - Change hard drive, how to point grub to right partition?). I assumed this was because I was trying to boot externally, via ...
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Grub 2 - Change hard drive, how to point grub to right partition? [duplicate]

I have recently installed grub on my internal hard drive. I have swapped out my hard drive with an solid state drive. I am attempted to boot to my original hard drive (the one with grub installed to ...
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stuck in grub rescue on ubuntu 15.10

My problem started after running "delete MBR" from tesdisk at terminal, then rebooting and all I get black screen with: "error Entering rescue mode... grub rescue>" I've tried some tutorials kind of ...
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In grub rescue mode, after typing 'ls' it is showing only (hd0) (hd0,msdos1). After typing ls (hd0,msdos1) , it is showing error. What to do now?

grub rescue> ls (hd0) (hd0,msdos1) grub rescue> ls (hd0,msdos1) (hd0,msdos1) : Filesystem is unknown.
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How to fix “no such partition” error in Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm a rookie to Ubuntu. Before I installed Ubuntu, I had Windows 7. Then I completely wiped the disk (500 GB) using GParted and installed Ubuntu 14.04 with following partitions: / of 30gb swap of 4gb ...
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Can't install any OS on laptop

I was previously using windows 8 but switched to Ubuntu. Since then I wanted to switch back to windows 10 so I created a bootable usb and when I went to do the windows configuration I deleted all of ...
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Grub rescue mode, bios in order, won't boot from window 7 recovery CD nor Ubuntu 14.04 live cd, nor usb key

Alright. I have (had) an Acer Aspire 4739z. Dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 I have a grub rescue mode problem since booting in Rescue Mode (by mistake of course). And now the fun starts. My ...
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Why is Ubuntu14.04LTS running beta version of GRUB?

I wiped the data on my 2 hard drives of my rack server and did a fresh install of Ubuntu14.04 LTS minimal server and yet could not boot I get the below error Please see screenshot Why is Ubuntu ...