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Windows 7: MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record


14 Aug 2009   #199
iseeuu

 
 
MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record

How to Restore the Windows 7 MBR (Master Boot Record)

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30 Nov 2010   #200
ramasnag

Windows 7 home basic
 
 
Thank you so much

Dear iseeuu,

Thank you so much for posting this article. I purchased a brand new laptop and the second day ( due to my play arounds with MBR, it got corrupted ).... I was terribly upset as I have to re install windows....
Tried a lot with ubuntu live cds, re-installing grub, windows 7 automatic startup recovery...but nothing helped....

But the procedure given by you really rocks!!!!

May God bless you :-)

~ Nagarajan

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30 Nov 2010   #201
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kerfuffler View Post
Very definitive and helpful guide! Great thanks!
Thank you kerfuffler; your comments are greatly appreciated!

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30 Nov 2010   #202
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ramasnag View Post
Dear iseeuu,

Thank you so much for posting this article. I purchased a brand new laptop and the second day ( due to my play arounds with MBR, it got corrupted ).... I was terribly upset as I have to re install windows....
Tried a lot with ubuntu live cds, re-installing grub, windows 7 automatic startup recovery...but nothing helped....

But the procedure given by you really rocks!!!!

May God bless you :-)

~ Nagarajan
Thank you Nagarajan. I am glad you found a solution at Windows Seven Forums!

Cheers!
Robert
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21 Jan 2011   #203
14058

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

This thread is magical. I was experimenting with Ubuntu awhile back and I found that I didn't want to run it on my desktop so I deleted the partition and shut down, Fast forward to 2 months later I went to power on said desktop on a lack of sleep and found that the computer was booting to "grub recuse" command. I didn't know that Ubuntu overridden the MBR with Grub. Now I do. Found this site because I could not remember now to fix the MBR to save my life. That and I was overlooking the simplest answer to my problem.

Long story short, you saved my lack of sleep ass and I thank you for it.
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21 Jan 2011   #204
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 14058 View Post
This thread is magical. I was experimenting with Ubuntu awhile back and I found that I didn't want to run it on my desktop so I deleted the partition and shut down, Fast forward to 2 months later I went to power on said desktop on a lack of sleep and found that the computer was booting to "grub recuse" command. I didn't know that Ubuntu overridden the MBR with Grub. Now I do. Found this site because I could not remember now to fix the MBR to save my life. That and I was overlooking the simplest answer to my problem.

Long story short, you saved my lack of sleep ass and I thank you for it.
Thank you 14058, and welcome to Windows Seven Forums. We like nothing better than to hear that our time spent posting here equals "problem solved" for visitors like you!

Cheers!
Robert
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12 Feb 2011   #205
Big Buck

windows 7 64bit
 
 
Just what I needed!

http://cssimg.sevenforumscdn.com/ima...es/biggrin.gif THANKS, this really helped worked great for me!
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12 Feb 2011   #206
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Big Buck View Post
http://cssimg.sevenforumscdn.com/ima...es/biggrin.gif THANKS, this really helped worked great for me!
Thanks for letting us know we helped, Big Buck! And welcome to Windows Seven Forums.
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04 Mar 2011   #207
HappyBubbster

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Beautiful

Add me to your list of converts. Installed Ubuntu x64 & then tried some ill-informed shortcuts to uninstall it. You can guess the rest.

This thread saved my butt, my system, & perhaps my marriage. Thank you.
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05 Mar 2011   #208
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HappyBubbster View Post
Add me to your list of converts. Installed Ubuntu x64 & then tried some ill-informed shortcuts to uninstall it. You can guess the rest.

This thread saved my butt, my system, & perhaps my marriage. Thank you.
Thanks for the post, HappyBubbster, and welcome to Windows Seven Forums! Glad you found some help here!

First time been thanked for saving a marriage!

Cheers!
Robert
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24 Apr 2011   #209
dangus

ultimate 86
 
 
thanks

i used acronis option to backup and then recover and then ran the win 7 dvd recovery twice and it worked. Thanks for posting.
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