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Windows 7: Windows 7 does not Boot , error : Drive does not exist

02 Sep 2011   #1
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Windows 7 does not Boot , error : Drive does not exist

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu in my Lenovo laptop
And couple of days back i wanted to format the windows partition , and in the recovery environment thing , there was something wrong , and i ended up deleting the 200 mb partition of Windows , I think which contains the OS files ..

Now my Windows 7 wont run , its simply gives an error page :
Error : Drive does not exist , ( a 20 lettered hexadecimal thing here )
Error : Disk not exist

Is there anyway i can recover my Windows 7 ?
I can still acces the Windows Recovery mode , as it is an option in the OS selction , but it leads me to a DOS like terminal , in which i do not know any of its codes .

Help Please ?


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02 Sep 2011   #2
theog

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YES, but you will need to reinstall Linux boot loader, after repairing windows.

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We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create



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Boot up using the Startup Repair CD or Windows 7 DVD. (not the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disk) If you have a Netbook, you will need a CD/DVD drive.
NOTE: Make sure no USB drives are plugged in.
Do not use a USB Pendrive for Startup Repair.
startup repair disc-create


1) Use the Rebuild BCD in this tutorial:
How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows

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2) FixMBR.

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