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I'd imagine you will need a windows disc, start windows installer via the boot menu, and then run boot repair. I don't know if something like Ultimate boot cd or system rescue cd will work as I've never had a need to use them. BTW, its called dual boot not side-by-side. Apparently, it looks like you didn't do it correctly.


Your problem is likely a combination of hardware issues and damaged directory structures from not ejecting the disk properly. If Disk Utility is unable to repair any filesystem damage, replacing the disk is the best option. Quit using the disk until you have a replacement. Recover the data you can to the new drive. You may be able to get some additional life ...


This can damage stuff. Do not run these commands unless you know what you're doing! Hi Please try these options sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf then sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get -f install


It sounds like your usb drive may have bad blocks, so many bad blocks that the kernel is forcing a read-only mount. The check if this is true, check the kernel message buffer with sudo dmesg and look for signs such as Volume was not properly unmounted. Some data may be corrupt. Please run fsck or Input/Output error and most importantly, Filesystem has been ...

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