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Postby jaket-spud on Sun Jan 17, 2010 4:16 pm

when i was going to switch on my computer and a screen came up saying codeEnd 0x42920 and i need help because i dont know what it means and i dont know what to do and if i cant fix it then i lose all my coursework plz help
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Re: need help badly

Postby remoulder on Sun Jan 17, 2010 4:25 pm

Is this a version of mint installed from Windows? Can you boot from your installation CD and at the menu boot from the local hard drive?
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Re: need help badly

Postby jaket-spud on Sun Jan 17, 2010 4:30 pm

mikeyb wrote:Is this a version of mint installed from Windows? Can you boot from your installation CD and at the menu boot from the local hard drive?


no because windows is broken and i dont have a the original cd for windows
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Re: need help badly

Postby remoulder on Sun Jan 17, 2010 4:44 pm

I meant the installation cd for linuxMint. If not is there any way you download again and reburn one?
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Re: need help badly

Postby jaket-spud on Mon Jan 18, 2010 7:42 am

i can use my mates pc to download and burn it cos i dont got the cd for linux
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Re: need help badly

Postby rbanavara on Mon Jan 18, 2010 2:37 pm

This is not a solution to the issue, but to save your data. If you have installed linux separately on a hard disk partition, you can read the data from a live CD. If you can get any linux live CD, you can boot from that CD and mount the linux partition and save the data first.

This way you can be sure your data wont be lost when you attempt repair on your installation (when some one posts the resolution).
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Re: need help badly

Postby jaket-spud on Thu Jan 28, 2010 9:04 am

rbanavara wrote:This is not a solution to the issue, but to save your data. If you have installed linux separately on a hard disk partition, you can read the data from a live CD. If you can get any linux live CD, you can boot from that CD and mount the linux partition and save the data first.

This way you can be sure your data wont be lost when you attempt repair on your installation (when some one posts the resolution).

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Re: need help badly

Postby DrHu on Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:32 pm

jaket-spud wrote:when i was going to switch on my computer and a screen came up saying codeEnd 0x42920

So the computer was running when the error occurred!

Which application(s) were running when that event occurred, were you running some coursework such as an SQL server or other ?

And is that the exact error message (correct and complete syntax), what else is happening at that time ?
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Re: need help badly

Postby remoulder on Thu Jan 28, 2010 2:46 pm

DrHu, nearest I could find to OPs exact errorcode is a reference to GRUB4Dos and Wubi hence my question, http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-1056064.html.
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