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Windows 7: operating system not found - recovery

20 Jan 2010   #11
kr651129

Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.10
 
 

okay, so here's where I am. I am online on my dell from a live ubuntu 8.10

here's what I have done from the term
Code:
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo update-grub
Searching for GRUB installation directory ... 
No GRUB directory found. To create a template run 'mkdir /boot/grub' first. To install grub, install it manually or try the 'grub
sugestions?


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20 Jan 2010   #12
kr651129

Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.10
 
 

also I can mount the 7 partition as well as view all files
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20 Jan 2010   #13
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kr651129 View Post
okay, so here's where I am. I am online on my dell from a live ubuntu 8.10

here's what I have done from the term
Code:
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo update-grub
Searching for GRUB installation directory ... 
No GRUB directory found. To create a template run 'mkdir /boot/grub' first. To install grub, install it manually or try the 'grub
sugestions?
You need to understand ... If you are using the live Ubuntu, you must treat it as another partition on a hard drive. The Ubuntu on the live CD does not have Grub installed. You need to get to the Ubuntu on the hard drive to make it easier. If you cannot, look at this link for reparing Grub.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2#Upgrading

You could install the "legacy" Grub from the 8.10 version just to get you going. I wouldn't.

HOWTO: Restore GRUB (if your MBR is messed up) - Ubuntu Forums

Hope this helps?
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20 Jan 2010   #14
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kr651129 View Post
okay, so here's where I am. I am online on my dell from a live ubuntu 8.10

here's what I have done from the term
Code:
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo update-grub
Searching for GRUB installation directory ... 
No GRUB directory found. To create a template run 'mkdir /boot/grub' first. To install grub, install it manually or try the 'grub
sugestions?
I just booted to my Ubuntu 9.10 CD. I had to select a language, then I selected the "Boot from first hard disk". On my test computer it found my Grub menu, on my Sun Virtualbox it found my Windows 7 bootmgr. What happens when you try "Boot to the first hard drive?"

Cheers!
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