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grub rescue> during windows 10 update [duplicate]

I had ubuntu and Windows 8.1 simultaneously installed on 1 hdd and I Upgraded windows to windows 10, but during the installation, my laptop rebooted and now im stuck error: no such partition. ...
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windows 10 major update wiped GRUB, how do I recover partitions properly? [duplicate]

Windows 10 + Ubuntu 16.04 LTS dual boot on a Lenovo Laptop.. after getting nagged about an update... I have been dumped into the grub rescue screen grub rescue> and a lot of the help for dual ...
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Deleted Linux partition and upgraded to windows 10.... Now stuck at grub rescue [duplicate]

I had a Ubuntu partition and windows 7 partition after installing windows 10 I accidentally deleted my Ubuntu partition, now I'm stuck at grub rescue. I saw a YouTube tutorial and did the steps like ...
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Windows 10 upgrade kills grub [duplicate]

At first, I had Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside with Windows 7 Professional. I was on windows 7 and I upgraded to windows 10. During the installation, It had to restart. What happened when I restarted was ...
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Windows 10 upgrade kills grub and boot-repair doesn't help

I've just upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 on my partitioned laptop that has Ubuntu 14.04 installed. Grub no longer appeared on boot so I ran boot-repair from an Ubuntu liveUSB. This didn't ...
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GRUB rescue returns unknown filesystem after Windows update [duplicate]

I run dual boot Ubuntu and Windows on my machine. Last night Windows started installing some updates and it stated the machine would restart a few times during the updates. Well, after the first ...
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Windows 10 Update repartitioned my Ubuntu 16.04 drive

I am not sure what happened with recent (Feb 5, 2017) windows 10 update but my Ubuntu went on to grub update. Everything was working fine, and the system required a restart which I did but now the ...
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Windows 10 update broke my MBR / GRUB

After I ran Windows 10 update this afternoon my partition table broke... I had dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14 with Grub as the boot loader. The error that came up was "Error no such partition,...
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Linux gone after Windows 10 update

During the Windows 10 update I ran into the problem where windows 10 update breaks grub. When attempting the top answer, the ls command returned unknown file system for each hard drive listed, the ...
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'Upgraded' to Windows 10 on dual boot, and can't boot to Ubuntu partition

I recently updated my windows 7 to 10, and destroyed grub in the process. I ran Boot-Repair on a live CD and managed to get the Windows Partition back. However grub still doesn't come up for me. The ...
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grub fails to boot after Windows upgrade

I have a multi-boot machine with a Ubuntu 14 partition, an ubuntu 16 partition and a Windows partition (probably Windows 10). I hadn't used Windows in over a year and after rebooting, it forced me ...
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How to undo update-grub

I just used the command "sudo update-grub" after having added nomodeset to the grub file. Now my laptop won't get past the empty violet linux booting screen. Any help on how to undo this? I tried ...
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Installed windows 10, grub problem, linux drive became unallocated

I have dual boot Linux + Windows 8. Today I've tried updating to windows 10 and after a while got error on boot: error no such partition entering rescue mode grub rescue> Listing all the drives ...
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Windows 10 fall creators update seems to corrupt Ubuntu partition

left my laptop at night and it apparently downloaded the new Windows 10 fall creators update (I have dual boot), after the restart it sent me to grub rescue which I though I'll solve like people ...
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how to repair boot record using testdisk after windows 10 upgrade in Ubuntu dual boot

I have tried to upgrade my windows from 7 sp 1 to 10 using the MediaCreationTool.exe as suggest in this page - howtogeek. It did not work as suggested and part way through the upgrade I was faced with ...

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