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The grub rescue> prompt signifies that GRUB 2 has failed to find the grubfolder, the grub.cfgfile, and/or the associated modules. The rescue prompt is presented so the user can provide the path to the grub folder, load the necessary modules, and provide the proper boot commands. A common reason for the grub rescue>prompt is an incorrect path to the ...


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You need to reinstall your Windows Boot-loader. To install windows boot-loader use windows cd/live USB. Boot into cd/usb and select your windows and use repair windows In that goto repair -> repair using cmd or command prompt Type the following commands Bootrec/fixboot Bootrec/fixmbr It gives a successful messages for each command. Restart. You ...


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The easiest way i found to fix this error was to put in an old windows 98 disk and in dos you can delete and create partitions and then format


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As stated elsewhere, the correct command is ls (hd0,1)/. Please try to see if that will list the contents of the file system. To load your system manually in grub If vmlinuz and initrd.img do not exist at (hd0,3)/, you have to specify their exact location to boot into linux. So, in grub (please adapt vmlinuz and kernel versions to your setup)> set ...


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As you deleted your Ubuntu partition you can no longer use Ubuntu so try re-installing your windows 8 boot-loader. Boot from the windows 8 DVD/cd/usb and go to repair and select repair using cmd or command prompt. Then enter the below commands Bootrec/fixboot Bootrec/fixmbr you will get success messages then reboot.


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Well, you should probably try to get back to where you were before the grub update. To do this, reboot your comptuer and hold the shift key down. The grub menu will appear, and you can press 'e' to edit the boot entry for Ubuntu. Scroll down until you find the line that has GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash radeon.dpm=1" and remove the ...


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Try the following .. grub rescue > ls (hd0) (hd0,msdos5) (hd0,msdos3) (hd0,msdos2) (hd0,msdos1) (hd1) (hd1,msdos1) grub rescue > ls (hd0,msdos1) # try to recognize which partition is this grub rescue > ls (hd0,msdos2) # let's assume this is the linux partition grub rescue > set root=(hd0,msdos2) grub rescue > set prefix=(hd0,msdos2)/boot/grub # ...


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In case you only f***ed up the Grub, here's a nice tutorial: http://howtoubuntu.org/how-to-repair-restore-reinstall-grub-2-with-a-ubuntu-live-cd In case you actually deleted the partitions with the OSs: Well, I think you mean Windows 8 INSTALL Disc, and if your computer didn't have windows 8 when you bought it, you will need it. If you have your Windows ...


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If you deleted the partition that the only OS was on, then it would give you that error, or if you deleted the "boot" partition and did not run update-grub on the main disk. You need to reinstall ubuntu at this point and set the main disk itself as the device for bootloader installation, keeping the /boot partition on the same disk as the system, or create ...


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One possible solution is to install my rEFInd boot manager, along with an EFI filesystem driver (provided with rEFInd) for whatever filesystem holds your Linux kernel (probably ext4fs). You'll need to install the driver manually in OS X, but it's not difficult -- it's just one file that needs to be copied. Once this is set up, rEFInd should detect your Linux ...


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https://www.google.se/?gfe_rd=cr&safe=off#q=%2Bdownload+windows+%2Brepair+%2Bcd&safe=off - might help on getting a repair CD


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On MBR style disks and BIOS booting: Any tool or method which can write a Windows MBR. (does not need "bootrec /fixboot" as stated in this case) On GPT disks and UEFI booting: Just reorder NVRAM boot entries - put Windows first (can be done in firmware) and/or delete Ubuntu boot entry.



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