A friend of mine has a PC with Windows XP / Ubuntu in dual boot. After the Lucid upgrade, Windox fails to boot (strange lines on the screen after Grub…).
TestDisk saved us:
sudo aptitude install testdisk sudo testdisk
[ Create ] Create a new log file
- Choose windows physical disk, then
[ Continue ] Continue even if there are hidden data
[Intel ] Intel/PC partition
[ Advanced ] Filesystem Utils
- On Windows XP partition,
boot sectoris generally
bador non identical to backup sector (
Sectors are not identical.).
[ Backup BS ]to copy the backup sector to the master sector.
- After that, quit, reboot and test.