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Old 11-03-2012, 01:52 PM   #1
puffycow
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Linux GRUB issues


Hello all,

So I made a whoopsie. I originally had Windows 7 installed and I decided to make a partition with Ubuntu on it. Over the weekend I deleted the Ubuntu partition while in Win7, thus removing grub.

I don't know what I was thinking, silly move. Anyways, now I cannot boot into my system or into a DVD.

I tried going into my BIOS and setting CD/DVD as the number one boot device and I also tried hitting F10 and going into the boot options to directly tell the machine to boot from CD/DVD, yet I still arrive at the grub recovery> screen.

Does anyone have any ideas for me? I am at a loss.

Thanks!
 
Old 11-03-2012, 03:34 PM   #2
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So apparently I can make a Live USB. I didn't realize I could do this so I apologize for wasting time. In case anyone stumbles across this post and need help here is what I did. I followed these instructions for making the Live USB:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/In...n/FromUSBStick

Then these instructions to fix the Windows MBR:

http://thameera.wordpress.com/2011/0...ive-cd-or-usb/

Tada, now it works! Thanks for taking the time if you did research trying to help me!
 
  


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