“A Disk Read Error Occured. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to restart. ” error on dual boot with Windows [solved]


I had the same problem after finishing the installation of Ubuntu on my friend’s laptop where Windows 7 was previously installed. It appears that either grub2, or the way Ubuntu implemented grub2, does not detect Windows partitions properly. Both the startup-repair from Windows disc and Boot-repair disc from Ubuntu failed to correct the error. So I decided to have a look at the grub entries.Read More »