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

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error: unknown filesystem

Today I installed Ubuntu 15.10 and everything was fine until I switched back to Windows 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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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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grub rescue> during windows 10 update

I had ubuntu and Windows 8.1 simultaneously installed on 1 hdd and I Upgraded windows to windows 10, but during the installation, my laptop rebooted and now im stuck error: no such partition. ...
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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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Insmod error in grub: symbol not found:grub_realidt

I have a dual boot PC with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 and then to 13.04 and since then I have not been able to boot because the PC goes into grub rescue with the error "File ...
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HDD with no GUI only Grub rescue, want to install Win10 from USB, how? [closed]

I just bought a mini PC and it has no OS installed All I get on the screen is : Welcome to Grub Error unknown file system Entertaining rescue mode Grub rescue> The guy I bought it from isnt ...
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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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Can't load Windows 10 on fast boot setting

I updated to windows 10 a week ago. For class purposes, I needed to install ubuntu. I installed ubuntu 14.04, but then had to delete it for some reason. I deletrd the Linux partition feom windows 10(...
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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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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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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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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 problem after deleting Ubuntu partition!

After I deleted Ubuntu partition, I rebooted my computer and got grub rescue problem. What I have tried so far is finding the right partition of ubuntu from grub rescue command by ls command. It ...
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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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error: no such device grub rescue Windows 7

I have a hard drive with Windows 7 installed on and I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.04 onto an external hard drive. So I made a LiveUSB with Ubuntu 12.04 on and installed it to the external hard drive. ...
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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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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 (hd0,...
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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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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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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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Grub rescue prompt, repair grub [duplicate]

I recently repartitioned my hdd and I have damaged grub on my system. On boot I get the grub rescue prompt and I have to go through the following steps in order to boot normally: set root=(hd0,msdos6)...
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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 to delete grub entirely from grub rescue. Boot windows only

I had installed ubuntu (twice actually) onto the same drive. I wanted to 'try again' since one of them didn't install correctly and the other installed differently, but it worked. I was getting ...
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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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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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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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How to solve Grub rescue and/or mounting hard drive problem

So, I have important files in this hard drive, and I need pick up them. To sum up, I had two HD on my machine: one with Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 and another two with Windows 7. I had to connect another HD ...
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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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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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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 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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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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ubuntu 14.04 Grub Rescue error

So I installed linux (ubuntu) yesterday on a fresh hdd with a disk. It worked fine till today when it froze after I had had it in sleep mode and I had to turn it off and on again to be greeted with a ...
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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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How to fix the MBR for Windows 7?

I have installed Ubuntu as dualboot with Windows 7. Now I'm no longer using Ubuntu so i removed the Ubuntu partition and added the unallocated space to my Windows 7 partition. But after I restart my ...
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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 ...