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Windows 7: Dual OS, Win7 is not the main boot

05 Apr 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Dual OS, Win7 is not the main boot

Hello everyone, I posted a similar topic a while ago under diffident User Name, I didn't quite explain the problem.

I have Win7 HomeP OEM, I installed Ubuntu 11.10 and it was good experience, then Installed 12.04 and then It changed the boot to Ubuntu by it self, tried to recover windows which worked partially, then I started the laptop and got a black screen with " GetGrub Error ", to fix that i must reinstall ubuntu again from cd.

that's the boot screen now:

then it seems that Ubuntu 12.04 created a boot partition for it self (3.79GB):

I want to get rid of Ubuntu without losing Win7, btw im using Ubuntu 11.10 now

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05 Apr 2013   #2

Win 10 Pro 64

You can remove Ubunto then boot with a Windows 7 Recovery disk or the install DVD and get to a command prompt and then type in the Following:
c:\ bootrec /fixmbr
c:\ bootrec /fixboot

If by chance the above does not work use this but only if the above fails:
bootrec /rebuildbcd

Post back after you do this.
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05 Apr 2013   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient


To Remove Linux take look at this post:
Error 0xc0000225 on boot

Remove Grub - Restore Windows 7
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05 Apr 2013   #4
Microsoft MVP


The flags are correct on Win7 so if you delete the other partitions and it won't start I'd run a few Startup Repairs to repair the System files.

You can also recover the disk space after deleting the partition to the left using Partition Wizard CD to Resize Partition - Video Help. Use the boot CD which will not fail.
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05 Apr 2013   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

thank you guys, i'll get to it over the weekend
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