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boot removed after installing windows

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on my computer (D:\ or sda2) via Wubi installer, but recently I have removed my windows and installed windows 8 instead and that removed the option to boot to Ubuntu. I ...
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Windows 7 cannot start

I had recent problems installing Ubuntu in my pc, sharing the disk with Windows 7. Mouse and keyboard weren´t recognized during the installation in 64 bit. I partially solved the problem when I found ...
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I installed ubuntu from wubi alonside win8 can i get the gnu grub insted of the win8 bootloder

hi i have successfully installed Ubuntu alongside win8 (using wubi). I installed Ubuntu on a separate hard drive but the win8 bootloder is slow. Can i get grub in some way? I have attempted booting ...
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wubi - grub shows older ubuntu installation boot entry

i am new to linux, I've installed ubuntu 12.04 with wubi and updated its kernel. I've uninstalled ubuntu and installed 12.10 with wubi but at first boot,instead of showing installation the grub boot ...
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Wubi Start up Error, Grub Menu boot error!

Need a bit of help with the wubi windows Ubuntu installer (12.04 LTS). Basically I am using a separate external drive for the Ubuntu OS for installation. Once done I rebooted and it took me to the ...
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File:\Ubuntu\winboot\wubildr.nbr missing or contains error : 0xc000007b [duplicate]

I have a Sony VAIO 64-bit Touchscreen machine with Windows 8 installed on it. I am trying to install Ubuntu on it. I have tried installing through a DVD and with Ubuntu downloaded on the hard drive. ...
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Rebuild dualboot win7/12.04

I installed 12.04 with wubi on my asus ul30a and I liked it very much. I want to continue to use it (dual boot). But then win7-64 would not boot, even though it was in the grub menu. It just returned ...
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0answers
36 views

Uninstalled new installation of Ubuntu 13.10 - Error message User appdata folder

Uninstalled new install 13.10 and it was working fine, I just needed to reinstall with an encrypted folder. Now I could uninstall it successfully but can't copy the complete wubi file without an ...
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1answer
223 views

After re-installing wubi/ubuntu and use old root.disk , I get thrown to Grub shell

My wubi files were corrupted and i had to re-install ubuntu (through wubi) again. Before i un-installed the old ubuntu i saved the old root.disk in external drive.After i installed i tried to boot ...
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0answers
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wubi 12.04 does not recognize file system

I am a total newbie with Linux, but was forced to install Ubuntu on my work laptop. I chose WUBI. It seems the installation was successful but I cannot boot Linux. What happens is, that when I ...
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Dual Partion windows not working ?

I originally set up Ubuntu "along side" widows(Vista) and realized it was done though wubi after I tried to set up a VB and didn't have enough room. I then repartitioned the HD and did a stand alone ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 13.10 Grub 2.0

I know this question may have been asked hundreds of times before but there doesn't seem to be one answer to how to solve it. I upgraded my computer to Ubuntu 13.10 and my computer was low on ...
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i've tried 3 different methods of installing ubuntu 13.04 alongside windows 8, with no avail! [duplicate]

1) I went into the uefi bios and changed the settings to get it to boot from cd... after doing so and restarting, i get a menu with 4 options: GNU GRUB v2.00 13ubuntu3 1) Try Ubuntu without ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu not booting as a result of choosing the third option in wubi

I am trying to install ubuntu 13.04 alongside windows.I have created a live-usb and in windows 7 , in wubi I choose the third option , that is helping me with ubuntu boot. When I restarted my pc, It ...
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1answer
266 views

GRUB / Boot Manager, Boot 2 Wubi

I am in the process of setting up a WUBI Installation that I will store on my computers I use. But instead of booting to the WUBI installation via the windows boot manager I want to be able to use a ...
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Just installed Ubuntu using Wubi, and I get a Grub DOS like screen

Also I have no CD drive so LiveCDs are a no-no. I used Wubi to install Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows XP, it says Minimal bash like line editing is supported.
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1answer
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Grub Cannot load Ubuntu [duplicate]

My computer refused load Ubuntu and instead gave me grub. When I typed boot, it said you need to load the kernel first. I saw some other stuff on grub so I have tried find /boot/grub/stage1 but it ...
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1answer
148 views

Old Ubuntu, new Windows

I've been using Ubuntu 13.04 that was installed inside Windows 8 on my C drive. I did a lot of customization to Ubuntu to make it more beautiful, and had lots of software installed. I had to ...
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1answer
571 views

Installing crunchbang (grub) alongside WUBI

Is it possible to dual-boot with Ubuntu 12.04, Windows 7, and crunchbang? I have Ubuntu installed with WUBI, so there is a virtual drive inside my C:/ drive. If I were to install crunchbang normally ...
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0answers
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Dual boot grub screen

I installed ubuntu using the wubi for windows, which now my version is 12.04. Everytime I reinstall Ubuntu, I can restart my computer and boot into Ubuntu for the first initial setup. I was very ...
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0answers
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Grub Menu Instead of Windows Boot Loader

I am newbee in Ubuntu and recently switched to it from windows in order to work on Hadoop & Hbase. Few days back I successfully installed Ubuntu through wubi in the same partition where windows ...
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0answers
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How do I reset the password for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using Wubi in the D: drive of my PC. I have Vista installed in the C: drive. I have forgotten my password for my Ubuntu Admin Account. I only have only access to the Guest ...
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Several Days after instaling wubi, Ubuntu boots into Grub [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 onto my machine via Wubi. It worked extremely well for several days, but somehow one of the games I play, LoL, became corrupted. The computer crashed, chkdsk was run, and ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu Wubi Booting Problems

I've previously installed Windows 7 and Windows 8 and both of them in dual boot with Windows 8 bootloader. Then, I installed Ubuntu 13.04 by using Wubi in Windows 8 in a separate partition(E). So, the ...
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1answer
598 views

Moving a Wubi install to a different Windows 'drive'

I was wanting to move my wubi install from drive E: to C: as to have a working backup location that is not on the drive which I will be migrating to a regular install. (I want to make the E: drive a ...
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0answers
35 views

Not able to boot window 8 with wubi

I installed ubuntu from wubi installer on a windows 8 machine (without reading any info about the problem it creates). When I tried to reboot the system, only a black screen appears. Sometimes, it ...
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0answers
264 views

Lubuntu boots into GRUB, no idea what to do

I have installed Lubuntu 13.04 into a USB stick through the Windows installer. I reset the computer, chose to boot from the USB and the installation continued without a problem. However, after it ...
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1answer
104 views

How can I eliminate the choice between Windows and Ubuntu every time I boot?

After making a bootable disk of Ubuntu 13.04, I opened it from windows 8 and ran wubi.exe. Then I was presented with three options... Reboot now Reboot later Help me boot from disk I selected ...
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0answers
68 views

Ubuntu installation and startup problem [duplicate]

I am a newbie to Ubuntu. I just installed Ubuntu in my friend's computer and it completed successfully. But when I tried doing the same in my computer, it didn't turn out to be successful. I installed ...
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1answer
152 views

Dual boot in ubuntu with pre-installd windows 8 in hpg6-2301ax [duplicate]

I have a hp laptop with windoows 8 pre-installed. I installed ubuntu-12.10 with wubi.exe, I got screen about about OS selection. But when i choose ubuntu, it crashes saying wubildr.mbr file missing. ...
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1answer
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No dual boot option, no boot priority order

I installed Ubuntu yesterday. I partitioned my C: when it was asked to give memory allocation to Ubuntu. The version is 12.04. I was able to install Ubuntu completely: Ubuntu is successfully ...
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1answer
559 views

Wubi install no longer boots

I dual-boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 with Wubi. I use two partition on the same HDD. My ubuntu partition was starting to run low on memory, so i added 10 GB to it. Now it won't boot into Ubuntu, it ...
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1answer
404 views

After installing with Wubi, can't boot into Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu (12.10) through Wubi and when I go to the dual boot screen, I choose Ubuntu. But all it does is showing me a Grub menu which says: this is a minimalistic command (something ...
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1answer
532 views

Fixing grub menu after migrating wubi to partition

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 via Wubi a couple of weeks ago, and today used the script on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MigrateWubi to move it to a new partition. Now I'm having a bit of confusion ...
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0answers
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Attempt to install Ubuntu 12.10 from Windows but get GRUB instead

I have a Ubuntu ISO that I have just downloaded from ubuntu.com and used the Windows Installer (Wubi) to install Ubuntu, but when it boots, instead of Ubuntu I get some GRUB ... something. I have ...
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1answer
187 views

Dual Booting Windows and ubuntu, Ubuntu won't load. Grub help [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu using Wubi. It has been working fine for the past 5 months, but I tried to boot it recently and instead of loading Ubuntu I get the Grub terminal. What commands do I need to enter ...
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2answers
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How to get past Grub prompt during boot? [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and am stuck. Please help as I do not know much about Linux or command line. I am a Windows 7 user. Here are the steps I took to install Ubuntu: I downloaded ...
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0answers
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How do I backup my Wubi install? Hoping to resize, add new partition, and move away from Wubi [duplicate]

My Wubi install is near ~22GB, I have an external hard drive with that amount of free space and SOOOO much more. What I want to do is be able to install everything exactly as it is now, or as close ...
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1answer
283 views

What happens with Grub Rescue?

My problem is that I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 using Wubi, and since I have Windows XP I decided not to partition my hard drive. The installation went through fine, and when it finished I restarted ...
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0answers
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Windows 7 not booting after installing Ubuntu 12.04 from wubi

I tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 using live CD on my laptop (Lenovo Z580) which came with Windows7 pre-installed. While installing, I created partitions for root (15GB) as sda1 and swap (4GB) as sda2. ...
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0answers
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grub issue while installing ubuntu

First of all I am a non technical guy so it will be helpful if you can give step by step instructions. I have windows 7 64 bit and windows 8 32 bit. As suggested by one of my friends I installed ...
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1answer
352 views

moved ubuntu folder from C: to D: drive how to correct UUID entries

I had a previous Ubuntu 11.10 installation which was done using Wubi in D: drive of my computer. The corresponding grub.cfg entries are: http://paste.ubuntu.com/1546414/ Now I wanted to use Ubuntu ...
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1answer
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Cannot find Windows 7 in Grub Customizer

Once again, I find myself back to the "anywhere, Anything" forum of Ubuntu... Just awesome I say... Any ways, After I installed the Grub Customizer 3.0.(1)? I ran it and I am not seeing Windows7. I ...
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0answers
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I used WUBI to install Ubuntu to the external hard drive, but when I reboot it shows only windows xp [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When I boot I do not get asked which OS I want I have a windows XP computer, wubi was downloaded into my external hard drive, this was the first time that wubi fully ...
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2answers
250 views

Could I possibly mount the Lubuntu ISO in Windows XP?

Wubi gives me errors when installing and I don't have a disk drive, so I was wondering if I could mount the ISO to the hard drive. Is there a tool for doing that, and would I encounter any problems, ...
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0answers
34 views

I can't boot Ubuntu - wubildr.mbr is corrupted [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dual Boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu I have a PC with Windows 8 preloaded, now I want either to replace Windows with Ubuntu or run both with dual Boot, so I installed it with ...
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0answers
49 views

The root.disk file is empty (0 KB) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu 12.04 (Wubi) not starting - root.disk corrupted I've a problem when starting ubuntu..its showing like this: Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the ...
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0answers
1k views

How to add another OS entry in Wubi grub [closed]

I am trying to install another linux distro besides ubuntu. However, I want to retain my existing windows based loader. Currently, as per my knowledge, MsDos loads grub which then loads Ubuntu (with ...
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346 views

Grub error after installing 12.10 side by side with Windows 7

I'm having some big issues right now. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 with the Windows installer along side Windows 7. Now I'm getting the error: no such partition grub rescue> message. I need help, because ...
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1answer
949 views

What Next? What do I do at the GRUB prompt? WUBI Install

So I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and did the reboot as instructed. When I select Ubuntu at the boot menu it takes me to a command line prompt GRUB> IS that where I am supposed to be? should of it ...