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Windows 7: Windows recovery USB error?

27 Jan 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

if im booting from USB, What if the recovery software cant find the Windows installation? Is there a way to 'bring it out' with Gparted or cmd?

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27 Jan 2011   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Ok so I used your 3 try tutorial (Thanks BFK!) the recovery software found the windows partition marked it as active and repaired it. But on startup I dont get a grub menu and still boots right into ubuntu. I looked at Gparted and it says the windows partition is the boot flag?!? ugh whats going on... Im pretty sure the Windows partition is fine I just have to find out how to boot it.
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27 Jan 2011   #13


Try these steps normally used to recover GRUB after Win7 is installed in a Dual Boot. Ubuntu Blog: Howto Recover Grub2 After Windows Installation

See if GRUB will start Win7.
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27 Jan 2011   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Tried the restore grub link way and didnt work. But I also noticed grub isnt even installed in terminal which is weird...Any ideas? And much thanks for the ubuntu related link in Win7 forums!!
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