[ubuntu-us-in] May I ask your adice and assistance???

Simón Ruiz simon.a.ruiz at gmail.com
Sun Aug 3 17:53:23 BST 2008


My advice would be to read all the Uninstallation information at the
Wubi Guide, here:


In Windows XP, it says you might need to edit your c:\boot.ini file to
get rid of the Ubuntu line in the case that your uninstall process
didn't go quite smoothly.



On Sun, Aug 3, 2008 at 12:41 PM, John Ward <jpw389 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Hi;
> My name is John Ward,  live in Bourbonnais, IL - near Kankakee - about
> 30 miles west of Lowell, IN.
> I have 4 computers, question applies to two of them.  Both are running
> Windows XP Home Edition and I did install Ubuntu 8.04 in these two, as
> a program within Windows, and worked fine for a bit, then I had to
> remove it for some reason.
> However the Dual Boot option Screen still displays on the Medion
> computer as well as on the H-P Computer. Further, I get a message on
> the HP computer which I will include here shortly.  Both these things
> were either  the reason or the result of/for uninstalling and
> switching back to Windows.  If I can get these corrected, will save me
> reloading <groan>.
> Message at bootup of HP when you select Ubuntu to boot to:
> find--set-root --ignore-floppies/ubuntu/install/boot/grub/menu.lst
> error 15: File not found
> Press any key to continue  (I press key)
> Then: new screen:
> (Across top, above window): GRUB4DOS 0.4.3  2008-04-22,  Memory:
> 638K / 958M,   CodeEnd:  0x41228
> <Window begins>
> Within window:
> find /ubuntu/dosks/boot/grub/menu.lst
> find /ubuntuiinstall/boot/grub/menu.lst
> find /menu.lst
> find boot/gPanel/system/Advancedrub/menu.lst
> command line
> reboot
> halt
> <end of window>
> Both computers are currently working fine in Windows , but the dual
> boot screen is bothersome at this point.
> I have gone to Control Panel/System/Hardware/Device Manager and think
> I saw a screen there listing the dual boot options that are on the
> computer, will look there again - but not sure I saw any way to remove
> the UNWANTED options?? I am wrong, I went to Control Panel/system/
> Advanced and found the list there.
> I hope I have given you enough in put that you can get me clear of
> these problems?<G>  Thank you very much in advance.  I really would
> like to become proficient in Ubuntu some day.
> John Ward
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