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Computer wont boot, recovery disk doesn't work after reinstalling it says an error has occurred.

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  • Prank3r Aug 20, 2010

    Can you boot it up, and type in the exact error code/message? It would definitely be useful.

  • lili2311 Aug 20, 2010

    its lili2311



    the error on screen is "GRUB loading stage1.5



    GRUB loading, please wait..

    Error 22"



    This is after trying to do a factory setting restore

  • lili2311 Aug 20, 2010

    This comes up after booting it up:
    "GRUB Loading stage1.5.
    GRUB loading, please wait...
    Error 22"

    never loads any further

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There are two ways, choose which is suitable for you: 1) If you deleted a Linux partition and want to get rid of GRUB: - Insert your Windows CD. - In your BIOS settings, select boot from CD/DVD. - After the welcoming screen, type R (to enter the Recovery mode). - At the console (command-prompt/terminal) type: fixmbr - Everything should run fine after that. 2) If you installed Linux and have a problem with GRUB: - Insert your Linux distro CD. - In your BIOS settings, select boot from CD/DVD. - Enter the Live desktop and open a terminal. - Type: sudo grub -Type: find /boot/grub/stage1 (You might receive more than one location. Select the one you want to install GRUB onto) - Type: root (hd?,?) (Where "?" is the location you want to install GRUB) - Type: setup (hd0) (This is to install GRUB onto mbr) - Type: quit (To exit grub) - Reboot and everything should be fine.

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Depending on the error you can try to restore the computer to factory specs. But if you do this anything in your computer will be lost. For further help would need the error code and make and model of your computer.

Posted on Aug 20, 2010

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    Ronald Park Aug 20, 2010

    Thank you I have the code. Let me check a couple of things and I'll get back to you later on today.

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    Ronald Park Aug 21, 2010

    Sorry it took so long, but I see another expert gave you the proper solution. Hope your problem is solved.

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