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    [ubuntu] Re: Error 29: Disk write error?!

    Great! I can now successfully boot Windows Vista and Ubuntu! Thanks so much for all of your help!:D:D:D
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error 29: Disk write error?!

    I'm in the Partition editor, and the following partitions were listed:

    /dev/sdb1 ext3
    /dev/sdb2 extended
    /dev/sdb5 linux-swap

    However, I can't really do...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error 29: Disk write error?!

    Hazzah! I successfully fixed the MBR and can now boot Windows Vista from my internal! No more repeating-for-eternity text! Thanks so much!

    As for the problem with Ubuntu on my external, how would...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error 29: Disk write error?!

    Oops! My bad :-# Good thing I got lucky :mrgreen:

    Everything looks fine in there! No black bars, so I'll take that as a good sign.

    However...
    - When I boot from my internal hard drive, I still...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error 29: Disk write error?!

    Alright, here's the output:



    Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders, total 312581808 sectors
    Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
    Disk...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error 29: Disk write error?!

    I did all of your steps (thank you so much, by the way!) up until I booted from my external hard drive, and it was successful. However, when I got to the GRUB menu, when I selected "Ubuntu 9.04.1,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error 29: Disk write error?!

    No. All of my hardware has been working perfectly fine.
    Yes, both my internal ("Hard Disk") and my external ("Removable") hard drives are being detected in the BIOS.
    Yes.
    Yes, both my internal and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Error 29: Disk write error?!

    Thanks for the reply, but now I have a new problem. The GRUB menu won't load. When I just turned on my computer to do what you told me, when my BIOS got to the part where it would normally say "GRUB...
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    [ubuntu] Error 29: Disk write error?!

    Hello all,

    I decided to install Ubuntu on my computer, and did the following in this very order (list ends with problem).

    1. Downloaded 8.04 LTS .iso
    2. Burned to CD
    3. Ran CD in Windows,...
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