Hi there , i used to have installed on my pc backtrack 5 R2 + ubuntu 11.10 when i installed windows 8 i lost grub

using ext2explore and other browsing tools , i can see all linux partitions , with files in there. using super grub disk , i am trying to reinstall grub , but it says , file not found Ass seen here Any ideas ?

asked 29 Sep '12, 11:49

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"Booting 'trying /grub/stage1 /boot/grub/stage1' Selectfile /grub/stage1 /boot/grub/stage1

Error 15: File not found Booting 'not lucky'

Pause SGD has not succeeded SGD has not succeeded"

Is the excact message i get

(29 Sep '12, 12:03) mhtsaras_aek



Unfortunately The windows MBR in all of windows version , XP or 7 overwrite the grub in first hdd sector. you must fix and repair your grub , just use a live cd and then grub-install or grub2-install in /dev/sdx

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answered 06 Oct '12, 06:17

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You can use EasyBCD http://neosmart.net/EasyBCD/ to boot Linux from Windows

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answered 12 Jan '13, 13:07

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edited 12 Jan '13, 13:11

I've had very good results using "Boot-Repair": http://sourceforge.net/p/boot-repair/home/Home/

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answered 13 Jan '13, 06:54

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