I had Ubuntu 12 .04 then installed windows. As usual, it wiped out my Ubuntu 12.04 grub. So I tried using a live CD to repair grub. However, the CD never really load and after eternity it gives me an "Uncompression Error System Halted" notice.

Note: My 12.04 was an upgrade from 11.10

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Boot-Repair is a great easy to use tool that also has a live disc so you can boot from it and repair boot related issues, it can be found at the link below.

Boot-Repair Live Disc


Boot-Repair - Ubuntu docs

  • I will get back to you when I try it out. Thanks! – Oo Nwoye Oct 30 '12 at 11:29
  • Worked like charm. – Oo Nwoye Nov 3 '12 at 16:59
  • Great I'm glad it worked for you. – CoalaWeb Nov 3 '12 at 20:25

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