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Old 10-28-2009, 11:11 PM   #1
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GRUB loading error

I get an error 17 after my computer starts up."GRUB Loading stage 1.5" After which the following error show up"GRUB loading, please wait...Error 17" The computer just goes on and on with no result,no further message. This message appears seconds after PCI device listing is posted on the black screen. I am running a Windows 2000 Professional operating system which I was able to dual booth with Ubuntu.Can someone please help me, fix this problem?
Old 10-29-2009, 02:00 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by jimcruz View Post
I am running a Windows 2000 Professional operating system which I was able to dual booth with Ubuntu.Can someone please help me, fix this problem?
Does this mean you have removed Ubuntu? If so, you probably want to restore the MBR to what it was before you installed Ubuntu. The most straightforward way is to use the "recovery console" or whatever Microsoft calls it. (Sorry, I am not real up to date on MS software.) If this is not possible for some reason, you can can also restore it from Knoppix or, perhaps other live CDs. Let us know ...

If Ubuntu is still installed, have you changed anything recently that might have caused this? Can you still boot into Ubuntu?
Old 10-29-2009, 02:06 AM   #3
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You can try to reinstall the grub using a LiveCD.

1:Use a LiveCD to reboot the computer
2:mount the hard disk
3:reinstall the grub


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