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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    Well, that's not exectly the problem.
    I overwrote the windows partition with a new boot partition when I upgraded to ubuntu 10.04 so the windows partition god deleted.
    But ok it's too late now...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    New discover;
    I tried to use testdisk again and on my NTFS disk I clicked undelete instead of boot, all the files were there so they still exist.
    Ok so now I know they aren't gone.
    But I assume...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    It says "no error found" all the way here so I guess this problem doesn't have much to do with grub anymore now does it?
    I mean even if grub could read windows 7, win7 wouldn't be able to start...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    ok here's my result.txt file:


    Boot Info Script 0.55 dated February 15th, 2010

    ============================= Boot Info Summary:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    Yes I Have tried that one and that is why its unmounted now..
    I only had a grub problem before I tried the testdisk solution.



    Thanks but no luck there.
    The win7 partition will still not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    ok so now I have tried with a win7 recovery cd and when I click the Load Driver button, I can't access c: but my 2nd disk works fine and it seems that the ubuntu installation made a new partition in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    Thanks, I'll try.
    Oh and by the way, the win7 cd couldn't locate windows.
    The c: disk says 0 b, so it is there but not mounted.

    here's the error msg:
    Error mounting: mount exited with exit code...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    It had something to do with grub, until I tried to fix it using testdisk.
    Anyway, I tried everyhting you said but sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt didn't mount the disk.
    But I can see it but when I click...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    ok after i ran the command sudo umount /dev/sda1 it says its not mounted, should I just continue anyway?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    But only one of them right?
    Here's the output from the command you gave me:

    Failed to mount '/dev/sda1': Input/output error
    NTFS is either inconsistent, or there is a hardware fault, or it's a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    thanks but the win7 cd can't find the driver.
    So I think I have deleted or unmounted the win7 hdd.
    Coz when I boot up ubuntu it tries to mount that disk but I always choose SKIP. The first time I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    ok sure but how?
    I got the win 7 cd now from a friend so how do I repair the boot file?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    Ok thanks, here's the output.

    Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
    Sector size...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    you are not helping. As I said, I have tried almost everything on this forum to fix this problem, and I have no idea what i am doing when it comes to all that advanced pc geek stuff.
    I just want it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    ok I did but ubuntu can still not mount the win7 partition and now I don't even have the win7 os in the grub list.
    Is it really possible that I can have deleted the win7 partition when I used...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    You mean I must remove everything i can find with the word grub? That sounds dangerous.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    Yea I don't think I wanna install a pirate copy of win7.
    Or is the boot cd legal and free?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    OK thanks. here's the script output:

    Computing Partition Table of /dev/sda...
    Computing Partition Table of /dev/sdb...
    Searching sda1 for information...
    Searching sda2 for information... ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    And I can't use the windows boot fixer tool because the PC came with windows installed so I don't have the CD. I know I overwrote the windows boot file during the ubuntu installation but how can I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    OK I am SO fücking pissed now.
    I used testdisk to fix this shït but you know what happend? Now ubuntu can't mount the windows disk.
    Someone plz help me with this thing. I am sick and tired of all...
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    [ubuntu] Grub is messed up after I upgraded to 10.4

    Hey. when I'm in the grub list and I click on windows 7, a black screen comes up and then it goes back to grub.
    So something must have happened during the ubuntu installation.
    How do I fix this...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: X _ ¤ Icons are on the left side. How do I fix this thing?

    That does the same thing as what Jeff told me but yes.
    Now I have Minimize, Maximize, Close but on the wrong side.
    That could work for me if I only had Ubuntu but I am dual booting with win7 ,so it...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: X _ ¤ Icons are on the left side. How do I fix this thing?

    That helped but the icons are still on the wrong side.

    And yes I can find the theme settings and stuff but that didn't change it back to right side. It just changed the window border theme.
  24. [SOLVED] Re: X _ ¤ Icons are on the left side. How do I fix this thing?

    Thanks but I couldn't find that option in the menu.
    Can I fix this from the terminal?
  25. [SOLVED] X _ ¤ Icons are on the left side. How do I fix this thing?

    Is there any possible way to fix this problem?
    It's very frustrating.
    And I honestly think this is one of the dumbest changes ubuntu have ever done.
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