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Windows 7: Remove Grub - Restore Windows 7


05 Aug 2012   #21

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hitchup View Post
Thank You. This saved my day after start up repair decided I no longer needed a debian partition. No more dual-boot on the same drive for me. I'll use a virtual machine or separate box for linux.

Thanks again. It is a excellent write up.
Thank you hitchup, and welcome to Windows Seven Forums!

Glad to know this info can still "save the day!"

Cheers!
Robert

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20 Aug 2012   #22

Windows Server 2008 R2 DC
 
 

I made an account just so I could say thanks and hopefully make this post even more popular so it scores #1 on Google

Ps this also works on windows server 2008 r2
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21 Aug 2012   #23

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by petralian View Post
I made an account just so I could say thanks and hopefully make this post even more popular so it scores #1 on Google

Ps this also works on windows server 2008 r2
Welcome to Windows Seven Forums, petralian!

Thank you for your kind words. You are appreciated!

Cheers!
Robert
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16 Oct 2012   #24

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Hi everyone,

Sorry to bump this thread again after almost 2 moths, but I have to say that the info in this thread are really helpful. And I have to say thanks first to the author of it.

But I have noticed in the provided example that there is some unallocated space at the beginning of the HD with a size of 1 MB just before the first primary partition and there is also another unallocated space of 1.52 MB inside the extended partition which separates the Windows systems files from Linux.
My question: Is there a benefit from leaving that space like protecting the beginning of the HD for example or it was just there by mistake? so what is the purpose of the 2 spaces?

And again sorry to bump the thread again.
regards
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16 Oct 2012   #25

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by messitnt View Post
Hi everyone,

Sorry to bump this thread again after almost 2 moths, but I have to say that the info in this thread are really helpful. And I have to say thanks first to the author of it.

But I have noticed in the provided example that there is some unallocated space at the beginning of the HD with a size of 1 MB just before the first primary partition and there is also another unallocated space of 1.52 MB inside the extended partition which separates the Windows systems files from Linux.
My question: Is there a benefit from leaving that space like protecting the beginning of the HD for example or it was just there by mistake? so what is the purpose of the 2 spaces?

And again sorry to bump the thread again.
regards
Hello messitnt, welcome to Windows Seven Forums!

Thanks for your kind words, and taking time to let us know you found the site helpful.

As to your question, I believe what you are seeing is a result of what is called "Partition Alignment". Windows does this on purpose during the installation of Windows 7, for example. I was not able to find a simple explanation for you, but I would suggest you Google "Partition Alignment" as I did and read up on the topic to your satisfaction.

Cheers!
Robert
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30 Nov 2012   #26

windows7 64 bit
 
 

thanks dude , registerd to say thanks
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30 Nov 2012   #27

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sureshvallapu View Post
thanks dude , registerd to say thanks
You are most welcome! Thanks for letting us know!

Cheers!
Robert
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30 Dec 2012   #28

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Thank yo Dude..:-) It Worked Perfectly

As all others did.. I done reg for saying thanks for the post.. it worked n saved my time n all my efforts. thanks a lot .:-) will visit ur website regularly.:-)
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06 Jan 2013   #29

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Thanks a lot! Works really well for me
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13 Apr 2013   #30
jek

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Thank you very much!!!!!!
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