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Old 08-13-2013, 11:25 AM   #31
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So the bcd file is missing. rebuildbcd should take care of rebuilding that file, so continue from that point.
I did and it said that operation was successful but it still finds 0 installations, so should I enter the last few codes? fixmbr etc?
 
Old 08-13-2013, 11:53 AM   #32
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Something's not right.

Is it asking which installation you wish to repair? If it is, then the repair utility is finding the Windows installation, something else is going on here.
 
Old 08-13-2013, 12:02 PM   #33
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Something's not right.

Is it asking which installation you wish to repair? If it is, then the repair utility is finding the Windows installation, something else is going on here.
No, as I said it says there are 0 installations found.
 
Old 08-13-2013, 12:06 PM   #34
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When you first start the CD it should ask language, keyboard, user, password and installation. If it doesn't, you've got bigger problems than the rescue CD can fix.
 
Old 08-13-2013, 12:07 PM   #35
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When you first start the CD it should ask language, keyboard, user, password and installation. If it doesn't, you've got bigger problems than the rescue CD can fix.
It has language set at English (US) which should be UK by the way but it asks me for keyboard but that is all. Please don't say anything about bigger problems, it sounds ominous... Is there any live chat on here we can talk through? That might be better for you to ask questions and stuff...
 
Old 08-13-2013, 12:13 PM   #36
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Take a look here: http://www.sevenforums.com/installat...ng-system.html
 
Old 08-13-2013, 12:15 PM   #37
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It isn't the windows boot manager, it is the grub boot manager that was installed along with windows that is corrupted ergo I need to get rid of the remaining files so the windows boot manager can take over again, unless you just got me to delete that?!
 
Old 08-13-2013, 12:31 PM   #38
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It isn't the windows boot manager, it is the grub boot manager that was installed along with windows that is corrupted ergo I need to get rid of the remaining files so the windows boot manager can take over again
Windows does not install GRUB. Linux does. What you want to do after getting rid of linux is replace GRUB with BCD.

And you did not delete it, because it was apparently already missing per your post above.

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Old 08-13-2013, 05:11 PM   #39
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If you can download "super grub" it will solve your problem in about 2 minutes. Just insert cd and
boot it up and answer what you want to boot windows or linux!
 
Old 08-13-2013, 10:47 PM   #40
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I use BootIT BM to provide boot options for lots of OSs, it takes over the botting of a hard drive and lets you boot into other partitions.

There is a trial period, so you could download this and give it a try, it should get you into the windows partition and boot windows.
 
  


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