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Windows 7: Is there a way to restore Win 7 boot loader after deleted Win 8.1

28 Jul 2013   #1
hann

Windows 7 Ultimate 32
 
 
Is there a way to restore Win 7 boot loader after deleted Win 8.1

Hi guys,

My brother tried dual boot, but after he desided to remove 8.1 he just deleted the partition and now only 8.1 screen with "try to repair" message shows. Is there amy hope?

Thanks in advance


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28 Jul 2013   #2
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

hann, welcome to seven forums. have a look here

MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record
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28 Jul 2013   #3
hann

Windows 7 Ultimate 32
 
 

thanks for the reference, but the laptop is without cd rom. when i boot in the recovery meny, i see win 8.1 and 7, not only one os. tried this method with usb, no success.
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28 Jul 2013   #4
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

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28 Jul 2013   #5
theveterans

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

On another computer with DVD ROM, follow this tutorial to make a USB bootable Windows 7 setup installation.

Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

Then boot to your USB and follow MBR restore tutorial on the previous post.
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29 Jul 2013   #6
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Welcome to the Seven Forums

If you have already removed the Windows 8.1 and if you are still getting the dual boot screen have a look at this tutorial Windows Boot Manager - Delete a Listed Operating System

Jerry
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