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Old 10-22-2014, 04:59 PM   #1
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Question using linux to fix mbr on windows 7 which one should i use


i have a computer that is not booting to windows 7 it keeps going back to the main screen from when you first turn on the computer can any one help me by telling me which one of the linux forums i should use to get into the computer and get it going again.and how to download it free?

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Old 10-22-2014, 05:11 PM   #2
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You don't use Linux to fix the Windows bootloader, you use Windows. The Windows installation disk should have a recovery option, if not you should be able to use Hiren's boot cd to fix it:
http://superuser.com/questions/40206...hirens-boot-cd
 
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Old 10-22-2014, 05:22 PM   #3
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thanks how do i find it and how much does it cost?
 
Old 10-22-2014, 05:27 PM   #4
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If you search google for "Hiren's boot cd", the first match is:
www.hirensbootcd.org

On which there is a download tab, with a link to the zip file.
 
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Old 10-22-2014, 06:49 PM   #5
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I fixed a MBR after deleting a Linux Partition with

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You can also download a dedicated Boot Repair live CD.
http://www.howtogeek.com/114884/how-...ntu-wont-boot/

I was totally surprised by the 1 click and reboot and Windows showed right up.
I was in a time bind on that one and was pleasantly pleased.

I did not expect it to also fix the Windows bootloader but it did.
I am keeping that iso on file.
 
Old 10-22-2014, 10:01 PM   #6
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If you're not using linux then go to digitalriver & get the whole iso it has to be the same version as the wins that you have installed. You can also use it for a repair install using your original wins product key.

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