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Old 12-02-2010, 01:05 PM   #1
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Grub Bootloader Problem


I have an Acer 4730Z laptop w/ Ubuntu 10.04 & Windows 7 installed.
On occasion, I will restore my Win 7 partition because of an unusually
bad virus. Upon restarting the computer, the grub loader does not
recognize the restored partition. I have searched the man-grub pages
but can find no command to rectify the issue. Any ideas?
 
Old 12-02-2010, 01:59 PM   #2
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The best help I have found for grub2 problems is here -->https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2

It explains how grub2 is set up, and how to make changes. This is no trivial matter. There is a section on loading windoze. That should help you sort out the problem.
 
Old 12-02-2010, 02:47 PM   #3
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Are you able to boot ubunt? If so run
sudo os-prober
sudo update-grub
 
Old 12-03-2010, 12:48 PM   #4
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Grub Bootloader Problem

Thanks for your usual great advice. Prior to reading your suggestions, I booted into Ubuntu recovery mode and selected
the grub update option. It rectified the problem. I'll file your tips away for future reference. Really appreciate
the resource.
 
Old 12-03-2010, 05:33 PM   #5
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Thank you if that was directed at me, if not I'm sure Camorri appreciates it too.
 
  


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