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Windows 7: Bootloader corrupted


18 Jul 2011   #1

Win 7 professional 64
 
 
Bootloader corrupted

Have Windows 7 on one drive and ubuntu on 2nd drive ,my son has deleted the partition with the ubuntu and now i have a system i cant get into cause the win bootloader is corrupt and nothing will boot from any disk or usb drive as boot
Can anyone help

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18 Jul 2011   #2

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ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Boot up using the Startup disk CD or Windows 7 DVD. (not the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disk) If you have a Netbook, you will need a CD/DVD drive.
Make sure no USB drives are plugged.

Do a Strartup Repair:
Startup Repair
Note: You may need to do startup repair 3 to 4 times.
Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times

If you have not made your Startup Repair
System Repair Disc - Create
Do you have a mate with Windows 7 & CD/DVD RW Drive, how could burn one off.


But IMO, as Linux was install, you looking at a Reinstall.
For help to reinstall, Can you post your specs.
Filling out System Specs
Dont Know What Hardware You Have..??
VistaForums SysInfo Tool - Vista Forums
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18 Jul 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

 

You must mark the Windows 7 partition Active before Startup Repair will repair or rewrite the System boot files onto its partition: Partition - Mark as Active (Method Two)

Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times

You can also use free Partition Wizard bootable CD to mark Active for a GUI (picture) of what you're doing. If you use PW CD, after Modify>Mark Active the Windows 7 or it's 100mb System Reserved partition (preferred), click on it's HD to highlight it and then from Disk tab run "Rebuild MBR" which may preclude the need to run the 3 Repairs.
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