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There are no other known alternative error message related to this boot error. I can boot the DVD. If I try startup repair, A-if i select the version of windows it finds, it says I don’t have the files necessary for it; B-if i just don’t select a version admin said, in December 6th, 2009 at 6:09 pm This should work if you have upgraded to grub2 in ubuntu 8.10,but you need a ubuntu 9.10 livecd/dvd/usb for the second method. Source

Thanks for this great article! Very useful (for me) monkeyman said, in July 8th, 2010 at 6:34 pm Brilliant. Is it supposed to be vista? Has the original Fantastic Beasts book been pulled off shelves? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/234591-50-windows-setup-grub-problem-help

Crazy how Windows 7 is different in it's command prompts, thanks. I have windows xp cd loaded I push any key and it remains the same.. Click Advanced options for details. 1).Using grub4dos First download grub4dos from here. 1. Physical state of Fog Does runway 32/33R at Madrid actually have a kink in it?

Grub rescue Fix for Windows XP, Vista, 7 November 12, 2016 Get the fix for the error Error: no such partition. Method 2: Use Window XP/Vista Install CD/DVD For PCs with SATA disks, the windows XP install disk can not fix the boot problem. This advice worked very quickly, for me. I ran the Windows Recovery Tool, and used the chkdsk /r command to check the disk for errors and repair them.

Grub rescue" error screen on startup2 Causes of this Error2.1 Cause 1: Invalid boot loader configuration3 Fix: Use Easy Recovery Essentials4 Fix Error: no such partition. linux_0Mar 8, 2007, 11:30 PM Have you tried it with the HDD unplugged?Just to see what happens.GL :-D linux_0Mar 9, 2007, 1:36 AM Translationdd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda[/code:1:473a7f3413]This wipe not the other wipe I was able to fix the MBR and start up my Windows PC. http://newwikipost.org/topic/BnGPmKSDw6aQwDt9kxVrjIRVmNgdjSfJ/Windows-XP-Setup-GRUB-Problem-PLS-HELP.html I can do a CHKDSK, but I can't do CHKDSK c:/r or /f.

Download here: http://www.sysint.no/Download/tabid/162/language/en-US/Default.aspx For old PCs, just use Windows XP install disk to repair it by use fixboot and fixmbr commands. While there are some benefits to dual-booting (e.g. I deleted a Linux partition and GRUB prevented me from booting Windows. Boot it up into the installation menu.

Lara says: 6 years ago Thanks for the tip. Here is the URL from the pastebin: http://paste.ubuntu.com/10754235/ I'm running Ubuntu UU 14.10 64 bit, and Windows XP Home Edition 32 bit. If you don’t have your original disk, borrow one or download a ISO image from a torrent site. 2. The usual XP windows setup tells me that I have no hdd.

Saved a lot of time and suffering. this contact form After lilo neither ubuntu nor Windows would start. Thanks very much. I can get to the options to system recovery, etc., but if I click any of them, they do not work saying I am missing a hard drive or DVD etc.

I managed once to penetrate this first small partition (about 100 meg) and received a message that the partition was not recognized. Adv Reply April 7th, 2015 #8 oldfred View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Super Master Roaster Join Date Jun 2009 Location SW Forida BeansHidden! tony007 says: 7 years ago The only command that worked was bootrec.exe all the rest I got is not recognised as an internal or external command TheKrimzonGhost says: 7 years ago have a peek here For more info on UEFI boot install & repair - Regularly Updated : http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2147295 Please use Thread Tools above first post to change to [Solved] when/if answered completely.

Why are concurrent writes not allowed on an SQLite database? Again the ubuntu installer did not give me any errors and did not tell me to make a backup, so I presume that the installation went ok. –Omul Neted Oct 21 I have no X drive.

fake damienfahey says: 6 years ago thank you :) i just did what it says here.

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  2. This was less than a 5-minute fix.
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  4. Well, after it got to the NVRAM, it went to a black screen with a flashing cursor in the upper left of the screen and that is where it stayed.
  5. It infected my MBR.
  6. If I just do a re-install from the CD, I'll lose everything on my computer.
  7. Following XP crashing, I took off ubuntu for lack of use, then couldn't get it to run up on that hard drive (needed to have a spare installed in the primary
  8. All my files are in Windows XP.
  9. I browse and it's very odd.
  10. Also, in the recovery tool, etc., when it says I am missing something, I can browse or rescan.

Do you have any suggestion how I could restore my partition? It has never been so easy or faster to restore my system. Could I translate some of them? February 23rd, 2009 by Aseem Kishore File in: How-To There are 114 comments, care to add yours?

It worked. [email protected]:~$ sudo -i [email protected]:~# mount /dev/sda7 /mnt mount: special device /dev/sda7 does not exist [email protected]:~# mount /dev/sda6 /mnt /dev/sda6 looks like swapspace - not mounted mount: you must specify the filesystem It feels to me like there is some sort of conflict going on, but no clue why it would be. Check This Out If your still around.

and the same thibg happened again. I have 3 partitions. EDIT [...] Neto said, in November 13th, 2009 at 6:56 am This howto was useful for me twice today. the hard drive is there and i can hear it working.

Back-up the existing MBR, install Windows, replace your backup overwriting the Windows boot code: Create an NTFS partition for Windows (using fdisk, GParted or whatever tool you are familiar with) Backup So, in short, Bios sees everything correctly, the drive size, etc., but beyond Bios, nada. Can't find your answer ? excellent/.

Couldn't do anything. EasyRE will automatically find and fix many problems, and can also be used to solve this problem with the directions below. Why? If the computer does not boot from the CD (e.g.

jasper says: 5 years ago HI im having the same issue and i tried to use that but here's what i found… Successfully scanned windows installation. If I try to do the complete system restore, it says there isn’t a driver to repair at all. I had a problem with my mbr hardisk and solved it with your method. Most important, GRUB will not write anything on the slave drive, but it will still let me choose which OS to fire up on boot. (GRUB can trick XP into thinking

Now at the prompt, type in fixmbr. If your PC did not come with a Windows installation disc or if you no longer have your Windows setup media, you can use Easy Recovery Essentials for Windows instead. This is driving me insane. grub rescue> Nothing about WINDOWS is appearing.

All you have to do is load up the Recovery Console and run a simple command. While doing so, I created a new partition table, by mistake. Boot up ubuntu from the livecd,open terminal and run: sudo -i mount /dev/sda7 /mnt mount /dev/sda6 /mnt/boot #skip this one if not have a separate /boot partition grub-install --root-directory=/mnt/ /dev/sda If Causes of this Error This error has been known to occur as a result of one of the following causes: Cause 1: Invalid boot loader configuration The most common cause of this