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Boot up, Freeze up

I am trying to boot Lubuntu on an old xp box from a cd. I choose the Lubuntu option at start up. It boots but then does not function. I have used the escape key to enter into the start up options and ...
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Installing Ubuntu on unbootable XP

I hope you can help me because I'm getting really frustrated here. I've decided to turn to Ubuntu since I'm fed up with a BSOD my XP is giving me for a few days now, but I can't get through the ...
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1answer
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Getting back to Windows XP [on hold]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on an Asus eee pc 1001px Netbook over Windows XP, but now I really need to get back to a native bootable Windows XP. I have the Windows installation CD but the machine won't ...
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I can'yt boot Windows XP after installing Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I can't boot Windows XP after installing Ubuntu 12.04 and what is worst is that I don't have the Windows XP installation CD. kathy@kathy-HP-Compaq:~$ sudo fdisk -l [sudo] password for kathy: Disk ...
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2answers
54 views

Can't boot XP only Ubuntu

I have used Windows XP for years. I partitioned my HD with 300 GB for XP and 1 TB for Ubuntu. I installed v.14.04 successfully. When booting I get a menu choice defaulting to Ubuntu and then XP. ...
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106 views

Windows XP won't boot anymore

I'm not trying a dual boot. I plan to retire XP once I've picked a Windows version to replace it or have found that I can successfully get Linux to replace it for ALL my gaming needs. At the moment, ...
0
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1answer
112 views

Windows XP with Ubuntu 14.04 on 2 separate hard drives [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. I have Windows XP Professional 32-bit on one 300GB IDE hard drive and Ubuntu 14.04 running on another 61GB IDE hard drive, and I cannot get my Windows XP to boot with Grub! When I ...
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1answer
28 views

How do I get boot to work correctly after deleting Ubuntu partitions? [duplicate]

So, recently, I got this old computer. I put Windows XP on it, and that was fine, but last name I put Ubuntu 12.04 on it, but some error about the graphics came up, so I assumed the graphics was just ...
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41 views

Suddenly boot fails on a dual boot system (XP/Ubuntu)

I made my friend try Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and it worked perfectly at first but after a while the computer did not boot. It showed boot error. I installed it alongside Windows XP. So I am really in trouble ...
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1answer
80 views

Bootable ISO Disk doesn't work on Acer 1362 laptop

I have a 9-y/o Acer 1362LCi laptop that I want to convert to a Linux machine,since it is no longer useful as a windows machine. i made an iso dvd that is bootable from a win7 desktop, but it hangs ...
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1answer
68 views

WIndows XP desktop, CD drive and no USB boot option

I have a Dell 2400 Inspiron system with a CD drive. Lately its become sluggish in operation and I decided to load Kubuntu on it. But I have run into a roadblock. My machine doesn't have the USB flash ...
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Boot repair enabled Ubuntu after multiple attempts but not XP

First two link numbers are 7229750 and 99, followed by... http://paste.ubuntu.com/7229810/ ...and finally... http://paste.ubuntu.com/7229947/ After several attempts (re above URLs) with boot ...
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57 views

If I install Ubuntu as a dual boot, and then afterwards want to use Ubuntu as a single boot, will I lose my programs, data and files?

I want to retain my files, programs and data from Windows XP. I prefer to do a clean boot, but I do not want to lose my programs, files and data. Many of my programs were downloaded and I may not have ...
0
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1answer
248 views

booting issues booting windows XP after installing ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my system, Windows XP won't boot any more. Ubuntu starts ok however. When starting Windows in the Grub menu, it give's an error: ERROR: UNKNOWN FILESYSTEM. GRUB ...
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1answer
44 views

Windows not in GRUB startup screen

I recently used Boot Repair to fix GRUB startup, but now when I start my computer, Windows XP, my old OS, doesn't apppear. It shows Ubuntu, Ubuntu (recovery mode), memory test and a second memory ...
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0answers
48 views

GRUB Rescue because formatted Ubuntu Drive

I have PC with Windows XP in C:\ and a week ago i installed Ubuntu 5 to D:\ Drive. Since I had older version i Formatted D:\drive. Since then it is showing GRUB. I login using "'rootnoverify (hd0,0)' ...
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0answers
26 views

Wubi issue with dualbooting from XP

Hey i used Wubi to install ubuntu on the same partition as my WinXP but when i reboot ubuntu wont load and says something about "wrong .ini or boot.ini loading c:\windows" help please?
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1answer
40 views

PC not booting from Ubuntu live dvd

So finally I can enter my BIOS! So, I decided to boot through Ubuntu today and went into bios. I changed my boot device to CD/DVD, saved the settings (F10) and then it restarted or something. But, ...
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1answer
45 views

WinXP isnt on the boot screen

I tried to boot into Windows XP and noticed that it wasn't in the boot menu. Any suggestions on how to fix it?
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2answers
478 views

What does CPU#0 stuck mean?

I tried loading a live disk of Ubuntu 12.04 on my XP computer and it keeps repeating "CPU#0 stuck for x seconds." Can someone please help me?
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2answers
576 views

Windows doesn't boot after installing Ubuntu. Returns to Grub menu

I'm new to Ubuntu 12.04. I installed Windows XP (sp3) first, then Ubuntu alongside. Ubuntu boots well but when I choose Win XP from the boot menu it goes to a black screen and then returns to the boot ...
0
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1answer
61 views

Bring Windows XP to the last option instead of first option

Is there any way to install XP after installing Lubuntu 13.10 and bringing Ubuntu to the first position in the Grub menu as I am using XP only for my School Work and I am using Ubuntu for all my work. ...
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1answer
28 views

I fixed grub error after ubuntu install with cd fix, but

I fixed grub error after ubuntu install with cd fix, but now I am only booting to xp. How do I get ubuntu to boot ?
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0answers
144 views

How to Dual Boot Windows XP Professional 32-Bit with Ubuntu 12.04.3 32-Bit On A Dell Dimension 3100

I have Windows XP Professional 32-Bit and I want to Dual Boot it with Ubuntu. I had tried Ubuntu and generally liked it but Un-installed it because I did not have any way to get XP up again and I lost ...
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1answer
102 views

Number of OS can be install on the Harddisk

I installed Ubuntu, Windows 7 and Windows XP, in three different partitions and after I install Grub loadder, I am getting only two(ubuntu and Windows XP) entries in the grub menu, there is no option ...
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0answers
51 views

XGI Volari video card not working for Ubuntu on XP machine

I've got an old self-built PC running Windows XP professional. No onboard video card, using one that works pretty well in XP but not at all for Ubuntu. Won't boot into Ubuntu. stops without getting ...
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1answer
566 views

Missing bootmgr after removing the Windows parttion

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop that I no longer use much. I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a partition. I loved it and decided to remove the Windows partition altogether. However, after doing so, I now ...
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3answers
1k views

Can't boot from USB, Windows XP to Ubuntu

I've been trying to install Ubuntu on my HP desktop running Windows XP, and I can't seem to boot from a USB flash drive. I press Esc at the boot menu and select the proper USB, but all I get is a ...
0
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2answers
528 views

Windows XP won't load after installing ubuntu 12.04

I am a newbie and just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Instead of using the automatic dual boot option, I installed it manually on the partition made for it, but now only Ubuntu loads up with no option to ...
0
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1answer
157 views

Why does my computer only boot into Windows XP?

I installed Ubuntu from a usb, but when I rebooted my computer after the installer finished, my computer booted into Windows XP. I didn't see any menu for selecting the operating system during boot. ...
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1answer
804 views

Trying to install on XP and doesn't come up in boot menu

I installed Ubuntu inside Windows XP using the Wubi installer. But when I reboot and try to select Ubuntu, I cannot do so; when I press F12, it doesn't come up on the boot menu as a choice.
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Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows XP [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my son's PC. Then I bought a copy of Windows XP and tried to install it, replacing one OS for another. I have followed the advice given in many other similar questions ...
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1answer
106 views

When I boot I do not get asked which OS I want

I just installed Wubi on my computer which is running Windows XP. Everything went exactly like the official guide said it should, and I was told the installation was complete and to restart my ...
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2answers
3k views

Can't boot Windows Xp after intalling Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) Here's the situation. I installed Ubuntu using the along side option. Everything went ok. When ...
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1answer
780 views

installed ubuntu 12.04 ( alongside xp ) cant boot into ubuntu

so i installed ubuntu 12.04 32bit alongside xp sp2 ... chose the "something else" option and gave ubuntu a whole partition of 48GB .. ext4 type partition .. DID NOT give a swap space the installation ...
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1answer
254 views

Live USB doesnt recognize any bootable file on usb. Booting from usb gives disc error

Windows is screwed up and I cannot register it on my computer (product on HD doesn't match product previously on motherboard). So I decided to just run Ubuntu instead. I put the Ubuntu .iso file I ...
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1answer
1k views

After installing Windows XP I can't boot into Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reinstall grub2? How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) I know that this issue may have been happened to many people and ...
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2answers
435 views

Getting Ubuntu on Bootloader after formatting

I've been running Windows XP on a desktop machine (C:/) and installed Ubuntu 12.04 (D:/) and Windows bootloader was able to recognize Ubuntu when I turn on the computer. Months later, I've formatted ...
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1answer
269 views

Unable to boot from CD

I have just downloaded the Ubuntu file from the website and burned onto a cd. restarted my computer and got the computer to load from the CD drive but it sits on black screen for about 2 mins then ...
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1answer
5k views

Use Ubuntu graphical desktop without monitor at boot

I have two computers: one running Windows XP and one running Ubuntu 12.04. They are connected to my monitor via a VGA switchbox. What I would like to do is be able to boot Ubuntu without a monitor, ...
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How to boot Windows XP (no GRUB menu is shown)?

I installed ubuntu 12.04 alongwith with Windows XP. But the system directly boots Ubuntu without giving grub selection menu. I opened a terminal up (ctrl-alt-t) and typed in the following: sudo ...
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How do I use Unetbootin to make a bootable Windows USB installer?

it says missing bootmngr or something like that. I'm on ubuntu 12.04 or whatever, the newest one using the gparted to format to NTSC and then unetbootin to install the bootloader, and the iso, then ...
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1answer
421 views

I want to remove Ubuntu and reinstall Windows XP from CD

Ubuntu is working on the PC but I want to sell the PC with original Windows XP Professional Edition. I cannot boot the CD. Rebooting and selecting "Start from CD" always starts the installed Ubuntu. ...
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4answers
768 views

Triple boot vista xp ubuntu

My partition table is pretty messed up from install/uninstall os and what I want to do now is to clear that and have vista/xp/ubuntu 12.04 on the same hard drive. I have create a new partition for xp ...
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172 views

Cannot boot xp after installing ubuntu along with it [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't boot XP after Ubuntu Installation, how to fix? I am sorry but i am a noob at this and am trying to figure it out. I get the boot screen and even the option for ...
2
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1answer
425 views

My PC has both Windows XP and Windows 8 installed. If I use Wubi to install Ubuntu, where should I run the Wubi installer? XP or Win8?

I have decided to give Ubuntu a try using Wubi, but I don't know how this will work on my dual-booted PC. I currently have Windows XP and Windows 8 consumer preview installed. I went to the Ubuntu ...
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0answers
43 views

NO MBR options in “Boot Repair” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't boot XP after Ubuntu Installation, how to fix? I started trying to fix my XP boot (can't get' earlier ques' Can't boot XP after Ubuntu Installation, how ...
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1answer
615 views

How to get rid of Ubuntu's “no init found” error message using Windows?

I been using Ubuntu for a while and there are no problems but suddenly when I started (technically booted) my Ubuntu I get a error message like this : no init found Try passing init = bootarg ...
2
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1answer
525 views

How do I install Ubuntu 11.10 on an Acer travelmate 240

So far I have downloaded Ubuntu 11.10 and created both a stick and a dvd, but I cant get the system (acer travelmate 240) to boot from either. Of course I have changed the system bootmenu to do so. ...
2
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3answers
3k views

How to fix GRUB default booting Windows XP instead of Ubuntu?

I've been reading a lot the last 2 weeks, but never found a working solution for my dual boot system. Tried boot manager, this solves the automatic time setting. Tried editing grub cfg by hand, ...