I'm getting this screen immediately when i boot (https://i.stack.imgur.com/0eIak.jpg)

I tried the commands suggested in: Recovering from 'grub rescue>' crash

which did not work for me. Please suggest another way as soon as possible.

  • What were you trying to accomplish before this error? Please provide more information. – tilikoom Nov 28 '17 at 19:16
  • I was trying to remove partitions of linux from windows. When i tried to reboot my computer after that, this happened.. – Ajay Subramanian Nov 28 '17 at 19:18
  • What did you want to achieve? Do you want your computer to continue to have Ubuntu installed, or did you want to remove it and only use Windows? – Ángel Nov 28 '17 at 19:32

Boot from a Live CD

Is it able to find your data? Then good, only the bootloader broke. Probably reinstalling GRUB will make everything work again. No need to reinstall the whole system.

(this is the most probably case)

On the other hand, if you are unable to see your files, that would be more serious and need further debugging. Maybe the system is unable to detect the disk (or it could have switched its order), something corrupted the partition...

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If you were removing the partition, my guess is you damaged /dev/sda or didn't set up a boot partition. Re-install the system.

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  • Is there any way to fix this? Im fine with losing everything. I just want the computer to start working again – Ajay Subramanian Nov 28 '17 at 19:23
  • @AjaySubramanian yeah, the only way to fix it is to re-install the system. If you don't want to spend 2 hours fiddling around with rescuing bits – Terry A. Davis Nov 28 '17 at 19:24
  • Ok. Thanks. I guess that's the only option I have then... – Ajay Subramanian Nov 28 '17 at 19:29

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