problem in linux mint installation

September 8, 2012 at 23:32:32
Specs: Linux mint 13
hi...
i had window 7 and ubuntu on the hard disk of my laptop. I needed to erase ubuntu and install linux mint in place of it. so while installing mint from the bootable usb i chose the option of erase ubuntu and install linux mint in place of that. bt i dnt know what went wrong the istallataion was unsuccessful now when i boot my laptop error message comes that unkwown file system : grub rescue> .
Please suggest me some way to fix the problem and do i require to format the hard disk to reinstall linux mint over the whole hard disk.

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#1
September 9, 2012 at 04:20:22
Looks like you erased the Windows 7 / Linux Boot Menu, boot from a Grub Rescue CD and repair aforementioned.

http://www.supergrubdisk.org

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#2
September 9, 2012 at 06:49:18
And once you get that sorted out, just install Mint inside Windows using Mint4Win, do NOT boot off the Mint disc.

http://freewaremission.com/wp-conte...


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