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Old 06-03-2009, 12:34 PM   #1
Ali Nield
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Grub Error 22 Help


Ok, so I have windows vista as my normal OS and thought it would be a great idea to try linux Ubuntu

So i installed it fine, everything worked, but then i decided I wanted to go back to vista.. So tried to delete the partition and restore windows from factory settings


So basically im stuck at grub error 22 without being able to get to the boot option screen at start up


Please help as it's driving me crazy
 
Old 06-03-2009, 02:30 PM   #2
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Insert windows recovery CD and from the recovery console run fixmbr (fix the master boot record -> from where the first executable is loaded on disk.)
 
Old 06-03-2009, 04:51 PM   #3
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Insert windows recovery CD and from the recovery console run fixmbr (fix the master boot record -> from where the first executable is loaded on disk.)
What exactly is the recovery console?

I don't know where it would come up
 
Old 06-03-2009, 06:57 PM   #4
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Hi, it seems it's been renamed/removed since XP... try taking a look at this (you might want to try the GUI way first...)
Apparently, the fixmbr command has also been removed, you'll have to execute : "Bootrec.exe /FixMbr" (if you use the command prompt way)
 
  


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