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Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Sep 2012
Replies: 28
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Posted By globetrotterdk
OK, I did as you suggested and things seem to be...

OK, I did as you suggested and things seem to be working fine so far. Unfortunately, there is a side effect I wasn't aware of. Programs that were installed were not uninstalled and therefore company...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Sep 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2,136
Posted By globetrotterdk
Thanks for the replies, I didn't expect you guys...

Thanks for the replies, I didn't expect you guys to be online so late. OK, here is the situation. At this time, I boot from sda into Ubuntu. As both drives are the same brand, model and size, I am...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2,136
Posted By globetrotterdk
I can see that as a solution now that you mention...

I can see that as a solution now that you mention it. Unfortunately, I have been reading Ubuntu threads and am already in the current situation. If I installed Win 7 on an AMD 64-bit laptop that I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2,136
Posted By globetrotterdk
Here are the files. I had to restore the MBR so I...

Here are the files. I had to restore the MBR so I could boot into Ubuntu after I had run BOOTREC /FIXBOOTbut otherwise no problems.

No, I don't have any bootmgr and boot folders. I assume they...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2,136
Posted By globetrotterdk
OK, here is all the info. Edit: Did you get...

OK, here is all the info.

Edit: Did you get the files you requested as well? I don't see them on my posting. It doesn't look like .bak files are supported for upload.
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2,136
Posted By globetrotterdk
When using Gparted, the individual partition is...

When using Gparted, the individual partition is flagged. sdb1 is the only partition on my computer that is flagged as "boot". The Win 7 menu entry disappeared when I ditched /etc/grub.d/11_Windows ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2,136
Posted By globetrotterdk
sdb (Win 7) is flagged as a "boot" partition in...

sdb (Win 7) is flagged as a "boot" partition in Gparted and sda (Ubuntu) is not.

The /boot/grub/grub.cfg file contents is located here (http://paste.ubuntu.com/1190742/).

I deleted...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2,136
Posted By globetrotterdk
I get the message "BOOTMGR missing". when I try...

I get the message "BOOTMGR missing". when I try to boot Win 7 from Grub
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2,136
Posted By globetrotterdk
/dev/sda is where Ubuntu 12.04 resides. The disk...

/dev/sda is where Ubuntu 12.04 resides. The disk has a root partition at sda1, sda2 is an extended partition. sda5 is a swap partition. sda6 is a home partition. There is only one partition on sdb it...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2,136
Posted By globetrotterdk
Thanks for the3 quick response. It looks like the...

Thanks for the3 quick response. It looks like the author of that guide makes the assumption that the user can boot into Windows. I can't. Using chkdsk, I can see that the Windows system is fine. The...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 2,136
Posted By globetrotterdk
Dual boot Win 7 / Ubuntu 12.04 borked.

I am a new member of this forum and a Windows user for the first time in ten years (Win2K). I have been running my Windows 7 install for two weeks on my home built, desktop box. When I originally...
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