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error 17: file not found. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. I have used the Vista dvd to try the startup repair, it says there is nothing wrong. Supports data recovery from recycle bin, hard drive, memory card, flash drive, digital camera and camcorders. this contact form

Yours (http://ftp.nluug.nl/.../precise-5.4.3/) compared to the websites (ftp://distro.ibiblio.org/quirky/). Wonko Back to top #3 Vaxun Vaxun Newbie Members 19 posts   United States Posted 09 June 2013 - 10:49 AM I have a dell Inspiron 530s and I was running I decided to dual-boot it with Linux Mint, just to try it out. I waited and waited but after a while I just turned it off.

Do: root (hd0,2) [ENTER] find /boot/ [TAB] is there a BCD file? sudo grub root (hd0,0) setup (hd0) exit Grub Loading Error 21: Make sure the disk is correctly connected and detected by the BIOS. MirrorGo Play Android Games on Computer with Big Screen and Mouse&Keyboard Combination. Would I need to change the BIOS settings?

What gives this away is the use of "--set-root" by which the use of "--parm-value" is a standard way of indicating passed parameters in Linux commands. I rebooted the computer and a few seconds later BAM! Vista loader won't detect linux... Any idea what I would do from there?

If you need to reset your password, click here. Wonko Back to top #22 Vaxun Vaxun Newbie Members 19 posts   United States Posted 15 June 2013 - 09:32 AM Oh crap. Well, i removed a usb flash drive from my computer, and after that everything works perfectly again.... #7 by Brian Mifsud on 9/22/11 - 7:18 PM Trying to setup and boot It's definitely a Windows issue but they've obviously copied something from Linux or else it would be bash not "bash-like." It looks just like XP used to when the MBR got

It's for pre-vista Os's. With more info it would be possible to either re-add the missing files or create a "temporary" boot floppy/stick/cd in order to boot the system and then fix the remaining issue It gives me an "boot error" acpi vistaloader 2.1.2 find set root /bootmgr Error 17: file not found fallback windows xp etc. About Ziff Davis, LLC.

Edited by Vaxun, 10 June 2013 - 12:44 AM. http://iknowkungfoo.com/blog/index.cfm/2008/6/16/Stupid-solution-for-Grub-error-17 Please if anyone can help me I will be grateful Thank you VIJU009 View Public Profile Send a private message to VIJU009 Find More Posts by VIJU009 November 18th, 2009, Just starting out and have a question? I also tried the XP system disk which gave a screen saying "setup is checking your computer's hardware configurations" then blank screen indefinately, I left it on for some time!

Then we'll talk of the commands that you need to run. http://fileupster.com/grub-error/grub-error-17-windows-vista.html You could use a distribution CD or Live CD to set up Grub like shown below. (h0,0) means the first hard drive and the first partition on that drive. it sets the partition to active and the hdd starts the boot process there. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.

I have searched the forums and most of the problems have to do with dual booting. Grub Error 17: Cannot mount selected partition This error is returned if the partition requested exists, but the filesystem type cannot be recognized by GRUB Grub doesn't mount or recognize ntfs Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement cnet Reviews All Reviews Audio Cameras Laptops Phones Roadshow Smart Home Tablets TVs News All News Apple Crave Internet Microsoft Mobile navigate here but grub on the other hand will detect vista __________________ Kuroshima View Public Profile Send a private message to Kuroshima Find More Posts by Kuroshima December 7th, 2009, 09:54 PM

This error is displayed if a requested partition isn't on the selected disk. 2How to Fix Grub Loading Error Here are some simple solutions for all popular Grub loading errors. The ProblemSo, I tell Vista to restart so I can load up Ubuntu. Open a terminal after loading the Mint CD and run the command: sudo su fdisk -l (lower case Letter L) and post output here.

You might need (it depends on settings) to make "hidden and system files visible" in Explorer and/or access the hidden boot partition (some Windows 7 installs have a 100 Mb hidden

Repeat with: root (hd0,1) ls root (hd0,2) ls Wonko Back to top #5 Vaxun Vaxun Newbie Members 19 posts   United Basically, I found that GRUB does not like to be on a HDD without a Linux OS. If so, that's a GRUB error (as in the Linux boot loader) in which the loader doesn't recognize the filesystem of the partition being used for booting -- which is to If anyone can help, I will love you forever.

Back to top #6 Wonko the Sane Wonko the Sane The Finder Advanced user 12963 posts Location:The Outside of the Asylum (gate is closed)   Italy Posted 10 June 2013 - I am not sure how to properly mount the HD. Join our community today! his comment is here I tried installing it, and the installation, except for taking ages, worked fine, I rebooted for the first time, into Vista, and screen came up with the exact same error as

Do you have a (I am presuming you were running Vista) an install CD/dvd for it? It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). other option is do you have any other hard drives? Do you have a "disposable" (in the sense that you can re-format/re-partition it as the data in it has already been saved elsewhere) USB stick?

If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place! READ MORE © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. After going through the installation I end up with Error 17.