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grub> find /boot/grub/stage1
(hdx,y) # this will be the output
grub> root (hdx,y)
grub> setup (hdx)
Obviously you need to change the X and Ys.
sudo grub-install /dev/sdaX
This was very important. Didn't work without it. Note the X is not the same number as the x or y in the previous section as grub uses different numbers. You need to look up the correct hard disk to use. It should be the one are booting to.
So I did all the other things, but at that part I accidentally selected Windows C: partition at
sudo grub: grub> root
and sudo grub-install /dev/sda!
So how do I undo the changes?
- currently I can't boot to Windows (Vista)
ps. I need to fix this as quick as possible:
Thanks forehand for the helpers! Thank you really much!
To undo your damage to /dev/sda you'll need to reinstall the Windows boot sector. Don't know about Vista, but with XP, you put in the install CD, get to the "rescue" part and use fixmbr. You didn't by any chance save the bootsector first with dd?