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Old 09-03-2006, 04:59 AM   #1
JamesP_69
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Grub Boot Load Help


I have a laptop which was my brother in laws, he partitioned the hard drive for Linux and Windows. Being a novice user i stupidly deleted two partitions from the system in disk management. Trouble now is when i boot the system i get a grub command prompt, i can still boot windows via the relevant commands but want to know if i can set it up so windows will boot automaticaly when the system is switched on.
 
Old 09-03-2006, 05:15 AM   #2
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reinstall grub. you can do that by going into rescue mode.
could you tell us what you type in grub command ?
 
Old 09-03-2006, 05:36 AM   #3
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In order for windows to load i type the following,

Rootnoverify (hd0,1)
makeactive
chainload +1
boot
 
Old 09-03-2006, 05:43 AM   #4
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Or, if you're not going to use Linux, you could just reinstall Windows' boot loader (see this).
 
Old 09-03-2006, 06:22 AM   #5
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I have no use for linux so reinstallation of the windows boot loader would be the ideal solution if i knew how to do it, i don't have the original istallation cd and even reading the posted link am still none the wiser, i am a very novice user so idiot instructions would be helpful if you can supply them
 
  


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