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

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how do I fix grub rescue? [duplicate]

So I read another article on how to fix the grub rescue... which this this one right here: Grub rescue problem after deleting Ubuntu partition! So pretty much what I did was this set ...
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Grub Rescue Error while boot windows 7 laptop

I have an old Vaio E-series laptop. When I start the laptop, it shows grub rescue error. I have almost everything mentioned related to this error on the internet. I went to the extent of even erasing ...
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Missing Operating System vs Grub Terminal [duplicate]

Did some updates on Ubuntu. My sister turned off the pc, I guess while the update was not finish and since then I got some issues. First some i-386 was missing and the rescue grub something started ...
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grub rescue after creating new partition from windows

I'd successfully installed Ubuntu 10.04.03 LTS with parallel to existing Window 7 Professional. Both the OSes were booting properly without any problem. After install I needed to do sudo update-grub ...
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GRUB rescue mode. Put in recovery files for partition

Well, firstly, I pressed enter while it was loading I selected option 3, choose a temporary startup device. I selected the first one, which I suspect is a partion to Windows XP. That just took me to ...
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Can't access to the system after an update

Last night I got security updates notifications on my laptop operating under Ubuntu 14.04 so when I procede I got error message telling me that I need some 25Mo of space .. So as usual I made ...
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How use the grub rescue to repair grub

I have a lenovo thinkpad e420 and dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7. I wanted to upgrade to Windows 10 so I made a win10 install disc and tried installing it in an empty ntfs partition. After waiting ...
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How can I remove my lastest Ubuntu recovery?

I had problem with wireless network in Ubuntu 14.04 after installing og re-installation of packages it create more problems for me, and now I can not boot Ubuntu. My question is how can i remove my ...
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HELP!!!! Error: unknown filesystem grub rescue

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 Server via disc. Went through and installed. I have a Lenovo Towerserver. Now I am getting the following error message and have no clue what to do or how to do this. error: ...
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Don't know how to fix this error

It showed me this upon every bootup: error: attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0'. Entering rescue mode... grub rescue> I tried the method outlined here: ...
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Booting issue & Boot-Repair not working

I have problems with booting Ubuntu 14 on my computer. Normal booting ends to grub rescue mode (can't read something from hard drive). Actually only way I have managed to boot my computer is to use ...
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unknown file system, grub rescue

I have a problem with my Ubuntu 12.04. I installed SVN on ubuntu. it worked fine (I never shut down, as it was server). Last night Ubuntu crashed, and upon restarting, I got the following error: ...
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How to recover from grub rescue after replacing boot disk

I had 2 hard disk in my laptop. Primary Disk with RedHat and secondary disk with Ubuntu installed on it. Both disk were able to boot separately and I used to flip the OS of my choice by updating the ...
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Installed to external drive, Grub using wrong architecture

I installed Lubuntu on a flash drive as you would an HD (not live/squashfs). But whenever I boot it I get a grub rescue prompt. It says it can't find /boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod which explains the ...
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error: unknown filesystem

I today installed ubunto 15.10 and everything was fine until I switched back to win Os to free a hard drive partition which wasn't allocated to any Os when I deleted it and rebooted my system I ...
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Unisntalling Ubuntu from dual-boot windows 10

Reboot the computer. Go to bios. ( How?) Set the boot media to CD/DVD Put the windows 7 DVD(or recovery disk)in to the drive. (I'm using windows 10 and I don't have either DVD or USB, would ...
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How to recover ubuntu after converting MBR to GPT?

I have converted disk partition table from MBR to GPT using disk AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional Edition from Windows in consequence I lost grub and therefore Ubuntu from booting though Windows ...
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Grub Rescue unable to “insmod normal”

I am stuck in the Grub rescue: I know my Linux is saved in (hd0,gpt2). grub rescue> ls (hd0,gpt2)/boot/ ./ ../ vmlinuz-3.13.0-70-generic grub/ initrd.3.13.0-70-genric grub rescue> ls ...
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grub: no such device: REMOVE GRUB LIMITATION TO WIN7 BOOTLOADER [duplicate]

OK, So I have a linux non-live install on a 16 GB flash drive, and a windows 7 install on a 120 GB Hard disk inside of the machine. starting windows without the Ubuntu drive inside will throw up a ...
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error: no such device: grub rescue> how to fix this?

I have Windows 7, and need Ubuntu. I have this live USB stick. I have used it, but my computer didn't see it. So from Windows I chose option to help in booting from CD (USB I guess) an entry got ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo E531

I have the following problem. I have a Lenovo E531 with an I7-3632QM, NVIDIA GT740M, 1TB HD and 8GB RAM. It come with Windows 7. After I free some space with the winmgmt.exe utility, I do a clean ...
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getting grub rescue.OS not loading [duplicate]

I can only see grub rescue window because by mistake i deleted grub folder in boot section.I just want to recover my data.Is it possible ? what i get is blank window(i.e. grub rescue window)
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Boot fails to Grub Rescue “crypto.mod” not found

I have a remote server, which I have no physical access to. I rebooted the machine over the weekend and it's now refusing to boot, dumping me at the Grub rescue command (I have KVM access). When I try ...
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grub fails to find btrfs-filesystem after adding new devices

Having my server (Ubuntu 15.04) equipped with two 1TB HDDs in raid1, I added yesterday two new 4TB HDDs. After adding those with btrfs device add ... I rebalanced the system with btrfs balance ...
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Testdisk brings back empty folders that take up space

I ran testdisk in order to recover one partition out of two with some important files on it. Testdisk brought back the partition with three folders: "$RECYCLE.BIN", "saves" (this is what I was looking ...
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How to recover data in crashed ubuntu

I am using ubuntu for past few years along side windows7. recently ubuntu has crashed and showing grub rescue mode. i have again installed ubuntu in other partition. how can i recover my data in lost ...
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I can't get out of grub rescue

I had Linux dual-booted on my Windows 10 laptop and I tried to remove Linux, so I could start fresh, by deleting the Linux partitions and merging them with my Windows one. I now can't get out of Grub ...
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Data recovery from damaged partition

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Kali on my machine. I wanted to install Windows 7 too alongside, for which I tried to shrink my Ubuntu partition. After a while, the screen showed: [ OK ]Starting ...
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Filesystem is unknown for all of the partitions in grub rescue and I can't boot from a DVD

I installed Ubuntu to dual boot with windows a few days ago. This is my first time installing Ubuntu. I ran into a few problems and read in an article that I should uninstall Ubuntu and reinstall it ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 boots to Grub Rescue after crash

A few weeks ago I had some trouble with a broken harddisk as stated in this question, making me replace the disk, and reinstall the system yesterday. That day the system was running fine. Today I was ...
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Grub rescue error file system not found [duplicate]

I had a dual boot system with Windows 10 and Kali Linux 2.0, i recently tried to re install Kali Linux then i got the Grub Rescue. I have tried everything, i have searched through lots of forums, done ...
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ELF Header smaller than expected, grub rescue doesn't help

yesterday i turned off my laptop ( installed Win 7 and Ubuntu) today i tried to start the laptop and i got the error: ELF header smaller than expected. I tried Grub rescue it did not work, i tried ...
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deleted ubuntu 14.04 partition error: unknown filesystem

By mistake I have deleted the Ubuntu 14.04 OS which is on dual boot with Windows 7. After rebooting, following error message is displayed. error: unknown filesystem Entering rescue mode .. grub ...
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Grub rescue no such device

I tried to dual bolt win10 and ubuntu 15 and now it says grub rescue no such device: 906f6cfd-803q-4ac7-af57-896c9f334a5f
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Hard-Drive crashed and Ubuntu is the operating system. Help [duplicate]

My laptop was great last night. This morning I turned it on and it without starting up it's saying "ERROR: ATTEMPT TO READ OR WRITE OUTSIDE OF DISK 'hd0' ENTERING RESCUE MODE, GRUB RESCUE". What is ...
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error:file'/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod'not found

error:file'/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod'not found Entering rescue mode... grub rescue> tried options : insmod normal but error comes error:file'/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod'not found.
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Grub rescue on USB

I made the mistake to install Ubuntu on my USB. After some time I wanted to use it normally again (also the OS was really slow) so I formatted it. The problem is, I burned a Windows 10 ISO to it and ...
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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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Ubuntu message on boot up: problems found in /

Ubuntu keeps incessantly giving me the grub rescue problem. Everytime it happens, I do what this thread says: http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/148041/recovering-from-grub-rescue-crash It ...
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Running Ubuntu 14.04 off of portable hard disk on different computers

I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 running off of a MAXTOR PATA disk with a PATA to USB casing. I installed and successfully booted from the laptop I was using to install from. I removed the hard disk from ...
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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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Computer will not run live cd. Just boots into grub recovery

Okay, So I am definitely a noob, but I got really tired of ubuntu not allowing me to suspend without hard blocking my wifi, so I went ahead and tried to install opensuse to see if the problem was just ...
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Sony vaio windows 7 restore. Please help! [duplicate]

My cousin installed Ubuntu on my laptop last week in dual boot mode along side windows 7. I did a restore to out of the box settings and at the first restart during the installation I get the error ...
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Fresh install boots into grub

Linux newbie here. Just recently reinstalled Ubuntu and every time I boot, I get thrown into the grub shell. I've looked everywhere, wasted a lot of time and can't track the problem for the life of ...
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What can I do? Reinstall Ubuntu

I was trying to move (delete) from Kubuntu back to Ubuntu. And now I can't do anything. When I turn on my laptop after the Thinkpad image there's nothing. Just a black screen. I mean I can use GRUB ...
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15.04 working slow on my pc [duplicate]

A few days ago my hard drive died and now I have a problem. I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my 16GB pendrive. When I use Ubuntu it acts very slowly. I tried my best to solve this problem but can't. My ...
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no Ubuntu on boot menu

I have windows 8.1 and Ubuntu dual boot on my Acer. I installed a third OS (Kali Linux) but it was slowing down my system, so I just deleted the partition it was on. I don't think it was completely ...
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Grub rescue error! How to fix

No such partition and I do the correct procedure it prompt unknown file system plus if I insert a live windows flash drive it doesn't load windows???
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Grub error: grub_term_highlight_color not found

I was trying to update Ubuntu on an old laptop of mine. At some point of the installation procedure the system restarted and won't boot up again. It ends up on a black screen with the terminal prompt ...
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14.04.3 LTS tries to install bootloader to its own installation media, and how I fixed it

I tried installing Ubuntu Desktop and Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS using the standard text-based install. It kept saying, "Executing 'grub-install /dev/sda' failed. This is a fatal error." The alt+f4 ...