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Dual Boot Gone Bad! Back to top Back to Windows Server 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear → Microsoft Windows Support And you should have made a backup before starting the upgrade. Re-install gone horribly wrong, driver help needed Dual booting gone wrong! Cookies help us deliver our Services.

Just remember, there are a lot of instructions to be found for many things on the internet. You made a man happy today. –mitsarovic Dec 2 '15 at 20:40 It's great to hear that! –Hewbot Dec 2 '15 at 20:54 add a comment| Your Answer Re: [OT] Re: Dual Boot Gone Wrong « Reply #5 on: 2009/01/09, 20:02:27 pm » Quote from: oldtimer on 2009/01/01, 18:23:35 pmHi Guys Have solved my dual-boot share|improve this question asked Dec 2 '15 at 20:07 mitsarovic 12 BIOS or (U)EFI installation? –Karl Richter Dec 3 '15 at 1:51 add a comment| 1 Answer 1

How can I get it to do that?. Bios flash update gone horribly wrong Help! If you get the windows boot code repaired and are unable to boot it, you will probably have to reinstall Ubuntu as it is extremely difficult to boot any Linux system I don't use Live CD's or USB so I don't know if this is typical behavior from that media.

Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled FAQ Forum Quick Links Unanswered Posts New Posts View Forum Leaders FAQ Contact an Admin Forum Community Forum Council FC Agenda Forum Governance Forum its all gone horribly wrong Well, I done goofed... He asked me to help him with the install, which I did, and I'm now concerned that I may have bricked his computer. This did enable me to boot into Pinguy and to see my Windows XP files and folders, but not dual boot into Windows.

DistroKubuntu Re: Dualboot gone wrong "Do something else" is a better English translation. Any help on offer would be most appreciated. ( I am using Windows XP Pro.) Oldtimer. It only gives me options for Windows 8 and "Windows Setup" (I have no clue what this is and it says there is problems and wont allow me to boot it) Use the mailing list till I unfreeze it » Super Grub(2) Disk Support Boards » Super Grub(2) Disk (English) » Dual Boot Gone Wrong « previous next » Print Pages: [1]

The upgrade needs to consume the Windows 7 license.In order to roll back to Windows 7 may require that you restore to factory settings. I would say that changing the size of the Windows partition must be done with the Windows partition manager. How can you destroy a small device inside another person's head? It should be noted that I'm pretty sure the sda1 partition contained the Windows XP OS and the sda5 partition that was the largest was for my data and programs.Two questions:1.

Your system shows grub and boots ok both Linux and Windows. However, now my PC just insta-boots to win 7 with no option to boot to Fedora. I can still sort-of access some of the data... When I completed installing I was met with a blank screen that would not stop looping.

Booting to BIOS and running diagnostics gives me the error code 2000-0146. I also cannot get sound in Pinguy and I've been loading packages suggested in web searches galore and making sure all the sound settings are correct and set to the correct Scroll down to #3. Joined: Nov 2010Likes Given: 149Likes Received: 404 in 298 postsReputation: 20 - (Rate) ▲ Post: #5 ▼ RE: Dual Boot Install Gone Wrong Sorry to say that partition recovery lies

Logged adrian15 Administrator Hero Member Posts: 833 Please test Rescatux and report back feedback... Seemed to perform the mount fine, but upon turning the system off and turning it back on the entire computer is booting to a black screen with a flashing underscore cursor The part that says it is best to reduce the size of the Windows partition in Windows? More Bonuses solved Windows 7 boot from usb gone wrong solved Windows 8 factory reset gone wrong Dual Boot gone wrong solved GPU firmware install gone horribly wrong Dual Boot Gone Wrong...HELP!

Your help in getting this dual boot system working would be much appreciated. What did I do wrong? Thank u very much.

Are you using MBR or UEFI?

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Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links Advertisement 05-27-2016, 02:26 PM #2 djaburg Moderator - Microsoft Support Join Date: May 2008 Location: San Diego, CA Posts: 5,056 OS: XP My initial install put sda1 as the swap, sda5 under ntfs and /windows, and sda6 as ext4 and "/". This is kind of convoluted and I'm at a loss for what to do. recommended you read I also checked all the UEFI options but I can't find a option like "select boot partition" etc.

This is a discussion on Win 7 Linux Dual Boot Gone Wrong? Use the mailing list till I unfreeze it » Super Grub(2) Disk Support Boards » Super Grub(2) Disk (English) » Dual Boot Gone Wrong SMF 2.0.9 | SMF © 2014, User contributions on this site are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International License. I don't have a CD as Windows 7 came pre-installed and though I have a backup partition its HP's crappy setup that basically only gives me the option to restore to

If you need any further information, you can take a look here. i removed the hard drive and the windows usb boots fine. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Joined: Nov 2011Likes Given: 125Likes Received: 284 in 242 postsReputation: 10 - (Rate) ▲ Post: #3 ▼ RE: Dual Boot Install Gone Wrong Pwheatley,Using the gparted partition editor on a

Thanks in anticipation, the problem is that there is no longer any option or way to access my Windows 7 partition. I have in the past had considerable success with the Windows program from there is a free version and providing you haven't screwed the disk too much this program might Joined: May 2011Likes Given: 0Likes Received: 39 in 37 postsReputation: 2 - (Rate) ▲ Post: #6 ▼ RE: Dual Boot Install Gone Wrong (11-07-2012 01:22 PM)Zero Angel Wrote: Sorry to

Then I downloaded the latest ubuntu .iso file, downloaded the universal USB installer found here: Universal USB Installer - Easy as 1 2 3 | USB Pen Drive Linux and used I have two partitions one for xp and one foe win 7 I am trying to install win 8.1 instead of win xp I cannot format xp partition (drive) because boot The C: drive on Windows 8 would be D: (or E: ...) on Windows 7. (drive letters are logical mappings local to the OS)Did you purchase an upgrade version of Windows Ask !

Did i erased windows 7 or i have a chance to load windows again?If i have, can u give me a piece of advice ? As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged is privately owned and is not directly sponsored by the Fedora Project or Red Hat, Inc. Ask a new question Read More Partition Windows 8 Dual Boot Related Resources solved Windows boot gone horribly wrong solved Windows 8 reset gone wrong solved AMD Phenom II x6 1100T

My c drive is showing as server 2012 and my win8 as d. Adv Reply December 20th, 2015 #3 lukas28 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message First Cup of Ubuntu Join Date Dec 2015 Beans 3 Re: Dualboot gone wrong I followed Join Us!


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