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Windows 7: Installing linux distribution has stopped windows 7 booting

18 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Installing linux distribution has stopped windows 7 booting

I was trying to install a ubuntu distribution to my primary hard drive (along side Windows 7) and at 99% of copying files the setup reported there was not sufficient memory to install backtrack. I cannot boot back into windows 7 as the computer resets before getting past the boot screen (shows 'starting windows' as normal then the screen blacks and takes me back to BIOS).
this process loops unless I select windows repair option, which does not fix the problem.
The Backtrack live CD won't let me delete the new, half-installed partition, so therefore I cannot change the windows partition back to it's usual (small) size of 55GB.

All help would be appreciated as I need windows on my PC for work

Thank you to all in advance.

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19 Dec 2011   #2

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To Remove Linux take look at this post:
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