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Windows 7: Recover Windows 7 boot on dual boot system with GRUB masterboot

25 Aug 2011   #11
Opariti

Windows 7 Enterprise
 
 

This is a joke, isn't it?


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25 Aug 2011   #12
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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No, not a joke.

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25 Aug 2011   #13
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Opariti View Post
Guys,
I'm sorry I was not clear.
My problem is INSIDE Windows boot menu. I simply can't get to the repair option by pressing F8 as all the manuals state.
Leave aside GRUB, it did its job and launched Win 7. Only that the disk zone of its OS loader was damaged (don't know how, but detected by chkdsk and supposedly repaired, by the log) and I can't get the Repair menu. That's all. So, the question is how can I get that menu, because now I get the message "Please insert the installation disk and reboot"; but when I reboot I pass through GRUB and Microsoft didn't think they can share the system with other OS!
Also, I can't update to Win 7 SP1 on a dual-boot system because Windows doesn't find the partition. You still blame GRUB?
Anyway, any idea how to get that Repair menu?
Did you try what Theog suggested in post#2
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