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Old 07-18-2009, 05:01 AM   #1
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Grub Error when opening Vista

I have a Grub Error 22 when opening VIsta. I cannot get into Vista at all.
I use Vista home premium, Asus F series laptop and am using Ubuntu 9.04.
When clicking on vista loader, I get an error 'Cannot open file C:\Recovery.dat.

Before installing Ubuntu I did not have this problem.

Please help.
Old 07-18-2009, 05:22 AM   #2
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Sounds like a partitioning problem....

Can you load linux? If so, open a command prompt and type:
(if your not sure how to open a command prompt, simply press cntrl-alt-F2 and log in)

sudo fdisk /dev/hda
sudo fdisk /dev/sda

then type "p" (no quotes)

what is display?

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Old 07-20-2009, 11:39 AM   #3
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Grub error when opening Vista

i get this

Disk /dev/sda: 200.0 GB, 200049647616 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 24321 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0xbbc58b91

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 1020 8192000 c W95 FAT32 (LBA)
Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary.
/dev/sda2 1020 14675 109682687+ 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda3 14676 24322 77482776 f W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/sda5 15001 24322 74864640 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda6 14676 14979 2441848+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda7 14980 15000 168651 82 Linux swap / Solaris

Partition table entries are not in disk order

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SOLVED: GRub error

I have managed to get Vista installed so there is no GRUB error now.


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