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Cannot boot Windows or Ubuntu from old Aspire 5720

Q: Cannot boot Windows or Ubuntu from old Aspire 5720

Recently I installed Ubuntu inside Windows via the wubi program I have been fiddling around Ubuntu not really knowing what I was doing I opened from Windows Cannot Ubuntu old 5720 or boot Aspire the Disk Utility I may have accidentally changed my Cannot boot Windows or Ubuntu from old Aspire 5720 filesystem on my primary partition in windows C drive from NTFS to Fat- I am not actually sure if I or something else did this as I cannot remember After this I have not been able to boot into either operating system Ubuntu freezes on the purple boot screen before the logo appears and I get a BSOD message when I boot into Windows quot STOP x x q x BAFEE xC x quot I found the primary partition was changed to FAT- by using an Cannot boot Windows or Ubuntu from old Aspire 5720 Ubuntu live-cd I have no idea what to do I am a complete and utter novice I tried to change the filesystem back to NTFS in the Ubuntu live-cd but without success it just has a spinning icon in Disk Utility hard drive light shows no activity WHAT SHOULD I DO

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After installing windows update's i got the bsod i tried doing a recovery but it didn't work. Now it wont even load the bios screen when i put it on!


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I read someone else is having problem with Acer e-data security. My pc keeps telling me to uninstall & reinstall. I phoned support and they said I had uninstall and re-set pc to original condition, really & how does this guarantee no further incidences???? I mean it seems like anything I download could interfere with acer e-data security.
This uninstalling means I'll lose stuff according to the Acer support centre unless I save everything to Hard drive or disc.

Any other suggestions would be helpful
 

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Hi, Does anyone know what the possible CPU upgrades are for the Apsire 5720 ICL50 Nettling laptop might be?? TIAIan.











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A:Aspire 5720 CPU possible upgrades?

This list is of the processors that will function with the chipset:http://ark.intel.com/products/29821/Intel-82GM965-Graphics-and-Memory-Controller#@compatibility 




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What program are you using and what type of disc are you using?

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Hi, Does anyone know what the possible CPU upgrades are for the Apsire 5720 ICL50 Nettling laptop might be?? TIAIan.











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A:Aspire 5720 CPU possible upgrades?

This list is of the processors that will function with the chipset:http://ark.intel.com/products/29821/Intel-82GM965-Graphics-and-Memory-Controller#@compatibility 




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Yes, many users did it.https://www.google.com/search?q=aspire+5720+ssd&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&gws_rd=cr,ssl&ei=akb-Vq3GDYG8sgG-5...

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- Kim x

A:Acer Aspire 5720 x64 drivers

Often that's precisely what you use when not seeing any updates labeled "7" on them. The two versions(Vista, 7) are close and will see most Vista(x86, x64) drivers work out well of 7.

The best way to find out how things will go is try out the Vista 64 driver updates for that model. Acer Europe - Service & Support, Drivers & Utilities, Downloads, Notebook, Aspire 5720

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Posting on behalf of my girlfriend...

Not sure if it's software or hardware, but she's having an issue with aforementioned notebook keyboard - basically when she's typing in Word and gets up to a reasonable speed, the cursor will jump to an earlier part of the document and words will start to highlight.

Any ideas?
 

A:Problem with Acer aspire 5720 keyboard

Usually the best fix is to replace the keyboard... about $30 to $50.
Try cleaning it thorougly with a can of difluoroethane gas such as dust off, as sometimes they are just dirty.
You might also attempt disconnecting and reseating all relevant cables.
 

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A:acer aspire 5720 multiple problems

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A:Acer Aspire 5720 gives black screen after POST

The hard drive may be bad
 

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A:Acer 5720 laptop won't boot...

Welcome to TSG!!

Can you boot from a CD? It sounds like your HDD may be going south. It sounds like your system cannot find a boot device.

When it does boot up, does it run OK? For any length of time?
 

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What indication do you get when booting? Does it display any error message? Do you get a flashing cursor or just a complete blank screen after the BIOS?

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/27179-dell-inspiron-5720-wont-boot.html
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Is there a password on the CMOS setup?  If an administrator password was set, the F2 trip may have been disabled.

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Ubu 9.10 has known issues

If you are using Ubuntu 9.10, it has known issues with the built-in Network Manager and DSL modems (and presumably Cable modems as well)..

Currently, there is no fix (short of going back to 8.10 or hoping it is fixed in Ubu10 due out in April (iirc). Sorry.
 

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Upon inserting the Windows installation disk you should be able to install a new Windows and be able to select Upgrade and it should create the Windows.old folder on the new Windows.

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A:Dell Inspiron 5720 endless boot loop

Before you do anything else, remove the hard drive from the system and mount it in a desktop system or into an external USB case, and attach it to a working system that way.  Copy your data files to the working system so you have a backup to work with.
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<<www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/product-support/product/inspiron-17r-5720/manuals>>
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19682993
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Looks like HP forums are just as useful as HP customer service and HP computers - i.e., not very useful at all.Problem solved though. Took the piece of crap back for a full refund and won't be buying HP again.Happy days.Bye.

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A:Help! Installed Ubuntu, deleted the Ubuntu Partitions. No boot!

USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create
YouTube - How to install Windows 7 from USB (WinToFlash)

First mark the WIn7 partition Active from the Repair CD command line: Partition - Mark as Active

Then click through to Recovery Tools list to run Startup Repair up to 3 separate times with reboots until WIn7 starts.

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A:dual boot w/ Ubuntu, need to uninstall Ubuntu

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Konstantinov


Hey all I am new here. I recently did a dual boot install of Ubuntu with my Home Premium Windows 7 machine. I need to figure out how to uninstall Ubuntu and the grub loader... any thoughts?

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MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record

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I found a blog discussing about tip for dual-booting Windows 10 preview and Linux on a PC with UEFI firmware. It may be useful.
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http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2015/01/18/tip-for-dual-booting-windows-10-preview-and-linux-on-a-pc-with-uefi-firmware/
As ZigZag indicated, we also could try to run the ubuntu in the Hyper-V if we want to use the two systems in a machine.
NOTE: This response contains a reference to a third party World Wide Web site. Microsoft is providing this information as a convenience to you. Microsoft does not control these sites and has not tested any software or information found on these sites.
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Quote: Originally Posted by civint


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I have 2 questions:
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Many thanks!



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Would you want to do it using the command line options, or download EasyBCD?

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To Remove Linux take look at this post:
Error 0xc0000225 on boot

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Does the computer hang at this point or does it expect some input?

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Hi,

Can you still boot into Windows 7?

Please refer to this to remove the OS entries you no longer require:
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fdisk -l
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Hi,

There is a file that lists the boot information, but I can't remember where it is. I am going to through this over to the windows folks as they will know what file I am talking about and know where it is.

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Welcome to EightForums.


First you will need to DISABLE Secure Boot.






Originally Posted by theog


Reset BIOS to default, and reboot to BIOS make sure Secure Boot is disabled.
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NOTE: Check your manufacturer's uEFI BIOS manual for settings.



Secure boot: technical types spreading half-baked information






Linux distributions are making slow progress on implementing measures to ensure that their images available for download are bootable on hardware that has secure boot turned on.


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mjg59 | Secure Boot distribution support












?Microsoft's real aim is to kill the aftermarket in used computers that have Win 8 installed by not allowing you to install something other than Windows?



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Hello.



Yes that's the way but using separate HDDs to boot them separately would save you a bunch of head-aches later.


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Hello.


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How can I fix that ?

A:Windows 8 Boot problem after installing Ubuntu

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Hi I have a small query about this whole partitioning business I'm trying to set up a partition so I can dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu My computer came with a Dell Recovery partition and an OEM partition as well as the main C drive which are all primaries I've created a new logical drive which I've called Z with the idea being to install the Linux OS in that Ubuntu to dual-boot 7 a partition Windows up and Set chunk of the drive My first question First up I've formatted it as quot exFAT quot - is this the same as FAT Next question can I divide this 'Z' into smaller chunks with different formats or do they all have to be the same format I was hoping to be able to format a small bit of the drive into a Linux filesystem so that both OSs can be kept entirely separate from each other but leave the bulk of it as FAT so that I can see my files with both Set up a partition to dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu OSs If this is not possible what would be the best way to achieve the desired result Thanks for any help McG

A:Set up a partition to dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu

Hi McG, welcome to the forums.
I can't really answer your questions about Ubuntu, but I recommend you start by checking this thread at the Ubuntu forum. I would save it since you might come into those problems when trying to install Ubuntu in your disc.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/45429-set-up-partition-dual-boot-windows-7-ubuntu.html
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A:Ubuntu Windows 7 dual-boot, Windows 7 logo animation problems

The link below might be a good starting point,

linux - Problem setting command-line console resolution. vbeinfo in grub2 does not report all resolutions - Super User

Good luck

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/377751-ubuntu-windows-7-dual-boot-windows-7-logo-animation-problems.html
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I lost access to my windows 7 drive (Dual-boot windows 7 & Ubuntu). every time I try to run Windows 7 I get the message: Bootmgr is compressed, Press CTRL_ALT-DEL to restart. I could run Bootrec /fixmbr or diskpart or attrib to rebuild my mbr table through DOS command window using my windows 7 recovery CD. The problem I cannot access drive C: where my windows 7 are. I get the error message: Cannot open volume for direct access or system cannot find the drive path or specified. I still can access all my windows folders and files through home folder in Ubuntu. I don't want to reformat and reinstall windows. Is there is a way to run the DOS commands within Ubuntu or any other advice to how to fix this issue.

A:Lost access to Windows 7 Drive (Dual-Boot Windows 7 & Ubuntu)

Hi,

Please see whether the steps outline in this tutorial will be of help:

MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record

Regards,
Golden

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/249212-lost-access-windows-7-drive-dual-boot-windows-7-ubuntu.html
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A:I cannot boot windows from USB, but I can boot ubuntu?

Are you using x64 installer?

http://www.eightforums.com/installation-setup/38422-i-cannot-boot-windows-usb-but-i-can-boot-ubuntu.html
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Hello,
I have a laptop with dual boot setup for Ubuntu/Windows 7. My company encrypted the Windows partition (McAfee) after which Windows no longer shows up in the boot loader. Can it be fixed?

thanks!

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/399584-dual-boot-windows-7-ubuntu-windows-disappears-after-encryption.html