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Old 02-09-2012, 11:38 AM   #1
shaheer
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Question Booting Ubuntu throws me to the grub prompt. What to do?


I am trying to use windows along side with ubuntu.I have installed windows in c directory and installed ubuntu 11.10 in E directory inside Windows using Wubi.But while booting I found the error:
"For the first word TAB lists possible command completions.Anywhere else TAB lists possible device or file completions."

grub>_

how to fix it..?
 
Old 02-09-2012, 12:40 PM   #2
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enter this at the grub prompt
Quote:
root (hd0,0)
chainloader +1
makeactive
boot
or this

Quote:
set root=(hd0,1)
chainloader +1
makeactive
boot
and let us know what kind of error messages you get.
 
Old 02-10-2012, 02:03 AM   #3
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Which version of windows is it ?

The above steps might not work because 11.10 uses grub 2 , you can try the steps mentioned specifically for wubi in the link below.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Gr....27.29_Booting
 
  


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