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Windows 7: boot loader

14 Nov 2015   #1
ethel

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
boot loader

Have windows 7 home premium, 64 bit. In august this year I tried Linux Mint Cinnamon 17.2 for a few weeks. I changed my mind, and was unable to uninstall both Linux partitions. I booted windows 7 disk, and
let it wipe the hard drive. Windows is working fine, but a few days ago I decided to run my ASUS support
disk to look at the files. One file is Linux Driver, and when I open it, it is asking me to update Linux kernel.
Does this mean Linux still has control of bootloader?


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17 Nov 2015   #2
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

I don't know what you are using to open Linux programs on a Windows system. But I would say if it ain't broke don't fix it. If you feel you must play around I would make an image of you entire HD first using Macrium Reflect or similar software.
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17 Nov 2015   #3
ethel

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
boot loader

Thank you for your reply. I think you are right. It is booting straight into windows, so it could be just
some file left over.
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