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I have an Asus Eee PC 1101HA. I decided that I wanted to try out Linux, so I installed Linux via a flash drive. When I installed it, I thought everything was going ok, and it installed fine. Except when I booted back into windows to check my partitions, stuff had gone weird. My XP partition was now 140gb; I had a useless partition with 2 useless logical drives in it of 2 and 4 gb; and Linux was on a partition of just under 5gb. I didn't think this was a good system so I deleted the two logical drives and their partition, and I decided that I would re-install linux with a greater partition, so I deleted linux's partition also. I combined the leftover unallocated partitions using partition magic, and when I went to reboot this error came up:
GRUB Loading stage1.5.
GRUB loading, please wait...
What I've gathered this to be from information on the internet is that my PC is searching for the linux partition that I deleted. But I don't know how to fix it, right now I just want to get back into windows, is there any way to set it to just boot into windows and not look for the partition?
I did that just for the sake of getting windows back (I need it quite urgently for an assignment) but when I re-installed linux I just put the partition as being side by side, which ended up being 2.33gb... I'll re-install linux again at a less crucial time and see if I can get my partition larger.