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by Distorted
Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Win 7 and Mint dual boot problem
Replies: 19
Views: 542

Re: Win 7 and Mint dual boot problem

okay so i need to boot into windows and modify mbr from there and if so how? ah No - not the MBR, but actually the Boot Menu: this can be done with the BCDEDIT tool: https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/2676-bcdedit-how-use.html gives a description of how to use that. okay i was able to modify my ...
by Distorted
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Win 7 and Mint dual boot problem
Replies: 19
Views: 542

Re: Win 7 and Mint dual boot problem

lsblk gives you what in Terminal? scott@Hellfire:~$ lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 596.2G 0 disk ├─sda1 8:1 0 100M 0 part ├─sda2 8:2 0 394.9G 0 part ├─sda3 8:3 0 1K 0 part └─sda5 8:5 0 201.2G 0 part / sdb 8:16 0 1.8T 0 disk └─sdb1 8:17 0 1.8T 0 part /media/scott/HP SimpleSa...
by Distorted
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: How to upgrade to Linux Mint 19.1
Replies: 6
Views: 2226

Re: How to upgrade to Linux Mint 19.1

I have linux mint 19 but i dont see the option to upgrade to 19.1 Refresh Update Manager. If you don't see any update to that one, wait for your mirror to catch up or, if you're in a hurry, go Mint menu > Software Sources > Restore the default settings and then refresh Update Manager, you should se...
by Distorted
Thu Dec 20, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Win 7 and Mint dual boot problem
Replies: 19
Views: 542

Re: Win 7 and Mint dual boot problem

so, the Linux Boot Loader has detected that there is Two Windows Systems, ( two windows systems is quite common ) ( one is a Windows Recovery partition ) what I've sometimes done, is to re-label that Recovery Partition to "Don't Use",, until such time, that do need to recover that windows system, t...
by Distorted
Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Win 7 and Mint dual boot problem
Replies: 19
Views: 542

Re: Win 7 and Mint dual boot problem

Found Windows Recovery Environment on /dev/sda1 Found Windows 7 on /dev/sda2 done it's detected both the Recovery Partition & the Main Windows Partition: - are you selecting that 2nd Windows System Loader ? is that the Boot Loader that is giving that issue ?. okay so this what currently pops up in ...
by Distorted
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Win 7 and Mint dual boot problem
Replies: 19
Views: 542

Re: Win 7 and Mint dual boot problem

still no luck fixing this issuse
by Distorted
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Win 7 and Mint dual boot problem
Replies: 19
Views: 542

Re: Win 7 and Mint dual boot problem

sudo update-grub Generating grub configuration file ... Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-4.15.0-42-generic Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-4.15.0-42-generic Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-4.15.0-39-generic Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-4.15.0-39-generic Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz...
by Distorted
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Win 7 and Mint dual boot problem
Replies: 19
Views: 542

Win 7 and Mint dual boot problem

After i start up my pc the grub screen pops up . now if i chose mint , it loads up no problem , but if i select windows , the windows boot selector pops up with options to load in Win or Mint ... This time if select windows , OS will load up fine but if you select Mint, boot error pops up and window...
by Distorted
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Using TapaTalk
Replies: 0
Views: 189

Using TapaTalk

Not sure if this right place to ask this Question .. but i use Tapatalk from my phone to post on different forum sites . Ive tried to access the forum site through the App but it doesnt pull up . Is there permission i have to give my phone in my account settings that allows to access the forms or is...
by Distorted
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: From Tara to Cindy
Replies: 16
Views: 1228

Re: From Tara to Cindy

I searched and could not find a coherent answer. I have been running Mint 19 Tara since released however would like to use LMDE 3, is it possible to switch from one to the other without losing my personal files and data or do I have to do a full reinstall? I know that Mint 19 is based on Ubuntu and...
by Distorted
Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: hello
Replies: 11
Views: 484

Re: hello

VelcroSquid wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:36 am
Hey Distorted! I am also new to Linux! I mentioned my interest in diving into Linux and he highly recommended Mint. I think we have made the right choice!
yea i agree as well lol . The more i play with Mint , the easier it gets to be to understand
by Distorted
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: hello
Replies: 11
Views: 484

Re: hello

thanks :D :D
by Distorted
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SOLVED Youtube Video Playback Issue
Replies: 7
Views: 275

Re: Youtube Video Playback Issue

i had this same issuse after i installed mint after searching google and different forums, i had to install codecs file after i did that youtube videos played for me .. Go to Software Manager - type codecs in search bar - look for Multimedia Codec - install - Reboot afterwards . Hopefully it works f...
by Distorted
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to increase partition size?
Replies: 4
Views: 411

Re: How to increase partition size?

you could boot into windows and open Disk Management once your partitions appear right click on windows one click Shrink . it will ask how much you want to shrink the partition by. Now the way i did this next Part was i pulled up google and Converted GB's To MB's afterwards i had to format new space...
by Distorted
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Funny memes about Linux
Replies: 24
Views: 1821

Re: Funny memes about Linux

:lol: :lol: :lol: i can relate to the one with three care :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Distorted
Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: hello
Replies: 11
Views: 484

Re: hello

Thanks everyone
by Distorted
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: hello
Replies: 11
Views: 484

hello

New to linux here ... after watching different you tube videos about different versions of Linux out their i settled going for Mint.ive been reading different questions posted already about different software and how to's on here

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