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How to fix grub in dual-boot windowa10 and ubuntu? I don't see where Ubuntu is installed! [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop alongside with Windows 10 and it was working well with grub to choose which OS I want to boot into UNTIL windows did update and I got grub rescue error when ...
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Windows 10 upgrade led to grub rescue

I was dual-booting Windows 7 and Linux Ubuntu on my desktop, and today is the day they gave out free Windows 10 upgrades. How exciting! I got the update, and it was installing, and I left to go take ...
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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 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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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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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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Accidentally deleted a partition, now I am finding just the grub rescue window. What should I do?

I accidentally deleted a partition that probably was the one with the os I was using. Now it shows this. How can I regain access to my Computer? I did a dual boot of Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS with WIndows 10....
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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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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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Windows 10 update ruined by Windows/Ubuntu dual boot

I had a Ubuntu/Windows 7 dual boot set up on my laptop. An updater tried to install Windows 10 in the middle of the night and now when I start the laptop, I get the grub rescue prompt. I tried this ...
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How to fix my Grub after Windows 10?

I am having some large issues right now. I decided to go forward with a Windows 10 upgrade after it worked fine on my other dual boot. Of course, I knew that I would have to fix Grub in some way ...
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How to reinstall GRUB bootloader for 14.04 after upgrading to Windows 10 [duplicate]

What do I do to reinstall the GRUB boot-loader, since I heard the Windows boot-loader overwrites GRUB.
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Repairing/Recovering boot partition on ubuntu 16.04

Recently I accidentally formatted boot partition (sda1,512MB) as fat32 on ubuntu 16.04 computer. I haven't turned off my computer yet so I can still use it. I tried to use boot-repair tool to recover ...
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Can't restore grub after reinstalling windows

I was trying to restore the grub after I reinstalled windows, so I mounted the partition where ubuntu was installed but I got: $ sudo mount /dev/sda3 /mnt mount: you must specify the filesystem type ...

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