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Old 04-09-2013, 01:52 PM   #1
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Grub Rescue Error

I removed linux from my system which has Windows Vista.Afterwards, when i rebooted it showed grub rescuer error.
Message on screen is :
error:file not found
grub rescue>

Please help (
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You will have to use the windows disk to repair the MBR. Insert the disc and I think it,s press R to repair
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Linux systems installed after Windows create dual boot configurations, generally using grub or grub2 as a boot loader. When you "remove" the system as you put it, the pointer in the MBR that grub installed points at a location that doesn't exist anymore, hence the error. The easiest way to fix it is to use a Windows install CD (of the same kind you have) and boot to a repair console and run
bootrec /fixmbr
to resolve the issue.


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