PC trying to boot to Porteus w/out disk

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PC trying to boot to Porteus w/out disk

Post#1 by Porac » 10 Aug 2017, 22:35

I'll be honest, I'm not the brightest person. I installed Porteus on my C: and when I rebooted, I got the error, "No configuration file found No DEFAULT or UI configuration directive found!"

I'm able to get Proteus up and running by booting to CD but if I remove the CD, I get the same error as above. How would I go about reverting it back to where my PC will boot from the windows OS rather than looking for Porteus. My boot order is the same as it always was and I made sure my PC was trying to boot to the windows OS drive.

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PC trying to boot to Porteus w/out disk

Post#2 by Bogomips » 10 Aug 2017, 23:44

Welcome to Porteus. Ed_P should be along any moment now to share win expertise.
Linux porteus 4.4.0-porteus #3 SMP PREEMPT Sat Jan 23 07:01:55 UTC 2016 i686 AMD Sempron(tm) 140 Processor AuthenticAMD GNU/Linux
NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] (rev a2) MemTotal: 901760 kB MemFree: 66752 kB

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PC trying to boot to Porteus w/out disk

Post#3 by Porac » 10 Aug 2017, 23:46

I was able to get my computer back up and running. I had to use the Windows recovery disk, run cmd on it and rebuild the MBR. This has been a hard lesson to learn lol

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PC trying to boot to Porteus w/out disk

Post#4 by Ed_P » 11 Aug 2017, 03:21

Porac wrote:
10 Aug 2017, 23:46
I had to use the Windows recovery disk, run cmd on it and rebuild the MBR.
:good: You're a lot brighter than you let on. :clap: :happy62:

Welcome to Porteus Porac.

Next time try installing Porteus on a separate partition and to multi-boot try Grub2Win. Or, use Grub2Win and boot the ISO directly.
Ed

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