Grub Command Prompt

Colin Law clanlaw at
Tue Apr 2 14:29:38 UTC 2013

On 2 April 2013 13:36, Dc Z <ntadct024 at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I installed ubuntu 12.10 using Wubi.exe directly through the internet from
> When i restarted the machine, i got the Grub> command prompt instead of the
> Graphical User Interface (GUI) screen. I am not technically proficient and
> don't know how to use the  command prompt. Please tell me, how to get rid of
> the Grub command prompt and start the GUI screen.
> I installed ubuntu on an NTFS drive (15 GB) whose attributes are set to
> INDEX and COMPRESS files.
> I use a desktop PC running on Windows XP (Service Pack 2).

I think wubi is not very reliable and it about to be dropped from
ubuntu.  Much better either to dual boot the PC with Win and Ubuntu or
run Ubuntu in a virtual machine inside windows (VMWare or VirtualBox
for example).  I recommend dual booting.


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