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Windows 7: Old Ubuntu dual boot problem

04 Jan 2010   #11
psychfunk

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Okay thanks. I'll have to find my windows DVD for that... I'll get it for tomorrow evening and try that then. I'm in bed at the minute and frankly, it can wait...


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04 Jan 2010   #12
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by psychfunk View Post
Okay thanks. I'll have to find my windows DVD for that... I'll get it for tomorrow evening and try that then. I'm in bed at the minute and frankly, it can wait...
Sorry,greg is right on the command.
But i did state it had to be ran from the command promt on the repair console of Win7.
Anyway,post back and let us know
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04 Jan 2010   #13
psychfunk

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Ah sorry minotar, I must have read your post too quickly and missed the part about repair console, my bad.

I wonder could either of you help with my other problem?
Link: https://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/20606-i-somehow-broke-my-windows-search-feature-help-needed-3.html
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04 Jan 2010   #14
gregrocker

 

With the addition of the other problem, I am wondering if you might need a Repair Install.

Is the ghost listing carried over since before you installed or reinstalled? If not, REpair install reconfigures the boot so might lose the ghost.
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04 Jan 2010   #15
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by psychfunk View Post
Ah sorry minotar, I must have read your post too quickly and missed the part about repair console, my bad.

I wonder could either of you help with my other problem?
Link: https://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/20606-i-somehow-broke-my-windows-search-feature-help-needed-3.html
No problem,i probably wasnt clear

I agree with Greg for the windows search feature,it will reinstall the default OS programs while leaving your data alone.
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04 Jan 2010   #16
psychfunk

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

When I had XP, Ubuntu still showed. Then I did a clean install of Seven, and it carred through with a previous version of windows entry AND the ubuntu entry. EasyBCD listed the previous version and so I was able to remove it... And I think that answers your question :S
Will a repair install then fix my windows features issue?
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04 Jan 2010   #17
gregrocker

 

Very possible on indexing, not so much Ubuntu listing if it survived 7 clean install.

I read some on GRUB because of the avalanche of dual boot probs we have here.

Everything I read says you must deep format over GRUB to get it out before Installing Win7 then reinstall it if you need it to manage Ubuntu-7 dual boot.

This is the only sure fix I know.

That said, there are some GRUB experts around here who may catch your post title.
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04 Jan 2010   #18
psychfunk

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Very possible on indexing, not so much Ubuntu listing if it survived 7 clean install.

I read some on GRUB because of the avalanche of dual boot probs we have here.

Everything I read says you must deep format over GRUB to get it out before Installing Win7 then reinstall it if you need it to manage Ubuntu-7 dual boot.

This is the only sure fix I know.

That said, there are some GRUB experts around here who may catch your post title.
Wow, that doesn't sound promising...
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