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Yesterday my Ubundu stopped to work and I removed it and worked on Vista. Today morning when I started my computer it is showing this message: GRUB Loading Stage1.5. GRUB ...
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    Yesterday my Ubundu stopped to work and I removed it and worked on Vista. Today morning when I started my computer it is showing this message:
    GRUB Loading Stage1.5.
    GRUB loading, please wait....
    Error 2
    -

    As a result I can not access my computer. What to do to get rid of it and use just Vista (Ubungu probably did not worked properly because my rather modest computer specs..)
    I would appreciate any suggestion. Thanks.
    Krzys

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    Hi, Welcome to the forum.
    A small note on usage is that Ubuntu needs less from your PC than Vista. But regarding your problem the error means:
    2 : "Selected disk doesn't exist"

    This error is returned if the device part of a device- or full filename refers to a disk or BIOS device that is not present or not recognized by the BIOS in the system.

    So you need to use your Vista disk to either re -write the MBR assuming that is where GRUB is located, or use something like superGrub or other boot loader, that will find the OS and boot from it if the Vista option is not open to you.

    Hope this helps

    wowbag1

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    Quote Originally Posted by wowbag1 View Post
    Hi, Welcome to the forum.
    A small note on usage is that Ubuntu needs less from your PC than Vista. But regarding your problem the error means:
    2 : "Selected disk doesn't exist"

    This error is returned if the device part of a device- or full filename refers to a disk or BIOS device that is not present or not recognized by the BIOS in the system.

    So you need to use your Vista disk to either re -write the MBR assuming that is where GRUB is located, or use something like superGrub or other boot loader, that will find the OS and boot from it if the Vista option is not open to you.

    Hope this helps

    wowbag1
    Thx for answer. I do not have Vista disk . I have Gateway Laptop Recovery Disks but I do not know how to use it - puting it in cd drive and restarting computer does not help - it comes back to that GRUB Loading message.... Maybe I am doing something in wrong way?
    Do you think those recovery disks could help if used properly?

    as for superGruB or other boot loader - where i can get it?
    Thanks.
    Krzys

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krzys View Post
    I have Gateway Laptop Recovery Disks but I do not know how to use it - puting it in cd drive and restarting computer does not help - it comes back to that GRUB Loading message.... Maybe I am doing something in wrong way?
    You have to go into the BIOS and change the settings to boot from the CD drive first.
    Please do not send Private Messages to me with requests for help. I will not reply.

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    Super GRUB cd is the best option for u.

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