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[SLOVED] URGENT: Vista Refuses to boot, Ubuntu works fine :(

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Just as title states..

I got some zip ties, and was cleaning up some wires while my computer was on. (stupid, i know) anyways, one of my fans flickered, so i freaked. Checked out the computer, it was fine, so i shut it down.

Then i unplug it, and open up my computer to finish my cable tieing. once done, i start up my computer, and go to Vista Longhorn, from my GRUB menu. Then it just goes black, no loading bar, no nothing.

So, i restart, now it asks me if i want to boot into safe mode, normally or last configuration.

I say safe mode. Again, nothing, just a black screen.

Starting to panic, thinking i've ruined my computer, i restart and boot ubuntu, it boots fine!

A reinstall is not preferred since i need vista SP1 to have the computer work correctly.

Any help? D8
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have a look in my thread
HERE
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by al3x3y View Post
have a look in my thread
HERE
:O i have a vista disk, i guess i'll pop that in.

Thanks, hope it works ><
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Try that or system restore.
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Quote:
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Try that or system restore.
I did repair, it says its going to restore it to an earlier point... now we wait :X
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This is a bad thing?

Sorry to be so unhelpful and annoying, but I felt it had to be done.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lattyware View Post
This is a bad thing?

Sorry to be so unhelpful and annoying, but I felt it had to be done.
For me, yes, it's a very bad thing Simply because windows hates me.


Anyways, its working now, YAY!

+ rep to all that helped, thanks guise.
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