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The same problem was solved by changing SATA port.
Get a copy of the Ultimate Boot Cd and boot your Pc with that. Launch "Parted Magic" from the menu When the boot completes, launch "TestDisk" from the menu. Follow the on-screen instructions to perform a quick scan of the drive in question. It's not quick but does usually work. It can scan for "lost" partitions by looking for markers common to the ...
Or you can try Boot Repair. It's a magical one click solution for boot related problems. Grab an Ubuntu live cd/usb, select the Try Ubuntu option, verify your internet connection and install the program: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && boot-repair
You can boot up the Windows install disk and choose Repair Windows option, or you can use a live Ubuntu to do the same thing, like described here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestoreUbuntu/XP/Vista/7Bootloader. Or try this alternate method: How to restore Windows 7 MBR without a CD.
There is nothing to be worried about. It is a common problem in many cases. There are two approaches to solve it. Here I am mentioning the better approach only. Insert live CD or live USB of Ubuntu. Power on and bring the BIOS menu by continuously pressing the appropriate function key for your laptop build. Go to BOOT tab, move below and select the live ...
Power on you PC while continuously pressing the appropriate function key for your model to bring up the BIOS menu. In Lenovo it is F2, in Hp it is F12. Go to BOOT tab by using right arrow key Select Macrium Reflect by using down arrow key Press F6 as many times as needed so that Macrium Reflect moves to the top of other BOOT options. Press F10. A pop up ...
A second solution if you don't have a second pc to write a windows and you only have a live ubuntu cd and for some reason you cant write a windows 7 dvd or usb (this normally works http://www.webupd8.org/2010/10/create-bootable-windows-7-usb-drive.html) then do this: Shrink windows partition using from ubuntu live as described here https://help.ubuntu.com/...
You can download a free 90 day trial version of Windows from Microsoft TechNet. Now create a bootable DVD / USB media and boot from it, on Install now screen select Repair your computer. Choose Command prompt and execute the following commands to install the Windows loader : bootrec.exe /fixmbr bootrec.exe /fixboot bootrec.exe /rebuildbcd
For BIOS only: If Boot-Repair will not see Windows an offer to install the syslinux boot loader, you can install it manually. sudo apt-get install syslinux sudo dd if=/usr/lib/syslinux/mbr.bin of=/dev/sda You only want syslinux boot loader as it is a Windows type boot loader that looks for more boot info in the partition with the boot flag. You do not ...
try the boot repair disk. Its based on lunbuntu and very user friendly.Download here
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