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Old 12-23-2012, 08:46 AM   #1
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Unhappy Grub rescue> no such partition


Hi. I have dual system boot on linux and win 7. I deleted the linux from my laptop directly and then i rebooted my laptop but the windows could not boot.
This words is displayed:

Grub loading..
Welcome to GRUBE!

error: no such partition.
Entering rescue mode...
grub rescue>

The linux was fedora 17. I tryed super grub disk, system rescue cd 3, unetbootin, liveusb-creator-3.11.7-setup.
I got same screen always after booting.
My windows dvd does not boot when i turn on the laptop.
I have no idea what else i can do!
Please someone help me.
 
Old 12-23-2012, 10:08 AM   #2
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At the grub rescue prompt try running:

grub> chainloader (hd0,1)+1
grub> boot

That should work if windows is on the first partition of your hard drive. If it works, post back and I'll walk you through how to reinstall the windows boot loader to the mbr from within windows.

When you installed fedora, the windows boot loader in your mbr was overwritten by grub. When you deleted fedora, you also deleted all the grub configuration files but that did not delete grub from your mbr. Grub is loading and is unable to find any configuration files which is why you are getting the error messages. The above commands I gave you should manually direct grub to chainload the windows boot loader on the windows "C" drive assuming windows was installed on the first partition of your hard drive.
 
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Old 12-23-2012, 10:29 AM   #3
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Hi. I have dual system boot on linux and win 7. I deleted the linux from my laptop directly and then i rebooted my laptop but the windows could not boot.
grub was in linux / partition. You'll have to restore windows boot loader by using windows installation disk.
You can also try hiren's bcd
http://www.hiren.info/pages/bootcd
or
http://www.mytechguide.org/8091/down...recovery-disc/
 
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Old 12-23-2012, 11:30 AM   #4
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Thank you for try to help for me!
I installed fedora just for testing how linux works. I never used it before. So I did know nothing about uninstall method of this progrm. I made clear one of my partition for install fedora on that because i wanted to try a diferent op. sys. of windows.
When I wanted to change it for another one I did not find any uninstall file and deleted whole partition and after that i formated it make sure it is cleaned up. (I think it is cleaned up more then i wanted)
And after these i restarted windows and i have to look at that words right now i wrote up before. That was before.
Now i typed in that you wrote for me and i got this message: unknown command 'grub>

When i typed ls command i've got next message: (hd0,msdos1) etc. Is that mean i have to write that into commandline? (Sorry for my english, hope you can understand it properly.)
 
Old 12-23-2012, 12:21 PM   #5
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In a little search in internet, is possible find many usefull links.

linuxquestions.org - recovering-windows-boot
howtogeek.com-manually-repair-windows-7
help.ubuntu.com-Boot-Repair

Quote:
My windows dvd does not boot when i turn on the laptop.
You change correctly the boot sequency in the SETUP ?
To restore the Windows 7 bootloader in an easy way, is a good idea try or have a way to boot via dvd.
Or in another computer, you can make a bootable USB stick (pendrive) with the content of windows 7 DVD.
For windows 7 this is not hard to make.

I suggest for you try this (make a bootable USB stick) because many of laptops comes with no DVD drivers.


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Last edited by aceleron; 12-23-2012 at 12:28 PM.
 
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:06 PM   #6
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Thanks a lot to everyone who gave a suggetion how to solve the problem!
I have followed EDDY1's first link and it have worked.
Then I could fix the windows.

Merry Christmas!
 
Old 12-23-2012, 03:09 PM   #7
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Good. But don't forget to mark the topic as solved.


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Old 12-24-2012, 04:23 AM   #8
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Thanks a lot to everyone who gave a suggetion how to solve the problem!
I have followed EDDY1's first link and it have worked.
Then I could fix the windows.

Merry Christmas!
Which 1 did you use wins dvd or hirens?
 
Old 12-24-2012, 09:29 AM   #9
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Which 1 did you use wins dvd or hirens?
I used Hiren's and i have put it in my "bag". It is great staff i think. I didn't know about this program before.
 
  


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