Yesterday I felt nostalgic and installed the latest version of ubunto on my PC. It is normally run with Windows 7 but a change every now and then is good for you, I hear, so I thought i'd give it a go. At first I had some problems with making a partition which the install of ubuntu could find, after a few mistakes (alot of storage deleted..*sad face*) I finally succeded. I created a partion of 100gb as exFAT and rebooted with my USB-stick and found the drive. I installed ubuntu via some guides I found on the next and everything was running smoothly. I had no actuall reason to log back on until today when I was going to grab some stored data inside windows 7 when I realized it no longer worked. When I boot up the machine I get the following choices:
When I choose the windows 7-one i get the following error:
I am rather new to ubuntu but not so new to windows so from this i understand that there is something wrong with the bootloader of windows. I made some digging and i found out that the boot-info for ubuntu should be placed in C for a dual-OS to work, which i doubt i did when i installed. So, my conclussion is that I made some terrible error while installing ubuntu.
I have no optical reader and I cleaned my USB-stick with my recovery info to be able to install ubuntu so that option is out the window im afraid. I dont think there is anything wrong with windows itself, only the boot-info for it.
Upon boot-menu there is an option for command-line. I read somewhere that there is a command line to repair the boot, it was involving a set root=(60,1)..something but my divono-edge keyboard do not allow me to make the "=" sign Im afraid, so that option is obviously also out the window. The next thing i tried to persude was the edit-command, which gave me the following info:
Now I will hope to find myself a "Sherlock Holmes"-kind of guy to assist me in recovering Windows 7, without loosing Ubuntu. In worst case scenario I can live with loosing ubuntu (since its a fresh install) but i cant afford to loose Windows 7. First thing I'll do tomorrow is to buy myself a secondary drive use for ubuntu in the future.
My hopes are with you lots,
Thanks in advance,