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    GRUB ERROR 16

    work machine got problem?
    hahaha
    my own?
    noooooooooooo

    I was using my Ubuntu machine fine yesterday but today I boot up and grub behaves as normal but when it attempts to boot from my os it said
    "Error selected cylinder range is beyond BIOS supported range"
    I havn't changed anything

    I rebooted and this time all i get is GRUB ERROR 16

    any help appreciated
    (i suspect HDD failure)

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    Need more info, is the Ubuntu install on its own or is it part of a multiboot set up?

    Did you do anything out of the ordinary on it yesterday before the failure?

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    its on its own and i havn't done anything to it
    I suspect hdd failure or prob as it was cheap

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    A Grub Stage 2 Error 16 usually means your kernel image is missing.

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    Have you tried using the Super Grub disk to either repair the grub install or manually find the right drive to mount?

    Is it a multi boot system or a system installed with Wubi at all?

    Super Grub disk is on the ultimate boot cd or you can download from their site.

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    when i boot from live cd it either cant find the hdd or it crashes so i think the hdd has failed

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