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Windows 7: MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record

07 Feb 2010   #120
Acc1999

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

No, nothing else.
Now I cannot even open the desktop gadget dialogue by right-clicking the desktop and going to 'Gadgets'.


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08 Feb 2010   #121
ewsaracco

Windows 7
 
 

Robert,

The problem is that I want to remove fedora 12 and the grub that the fedora installation has installed.
I want to came back to the previous state, when no grub nor fedora was installed on my pc, just windows 7.
And as I told you when I perform the procedure I get "Missing operating system message".
I have reinstalled fedora only to recover the capacity of booting windows 7.
Could you help me?.

Thanks a lot,

Enrique
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08 Feb 2010   #122
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ewsaracco View Post
Robert,

The problem is that I want to remove fedora 12 and the grub that the fedora installation has installed. I want to came back to the previous state, when no grub nor fedora was installed on my pc, just windows 7. And as I told you when I perform the procedure I get "Missing operating system message". I have reinstalled fedora only to recover the capacity of booting windows 7.
Could you help me?.

Thanks a lot,

Enrique
Enrique;

I would be very happy to try. I have done this several times on my test computer with complete success. It would help me if you would capture a picture of the Disk Management window from Windows 7, and attach it to a post. If you need help doing that, here are two links to show how:

Screenshot with Paint

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...en-forums.html

Cheers!
Robert
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08 Feb 2010   #123
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Acc1999 View Post
No, nothing else.
Now I cannot even open the desktop gadget dialogue by right-clicking the desktop and going to 'Gadgets'.
OK, I would suggest you start a new thread and describe your symptoms so the Forum can assist you (as this is no longer a MBR issue).

Cheers!
Robert
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08 Feb 2010   #124
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Hi ewsarocco,

Should be able to sort it out.

Need a screenshot of Disk Management window , as Iseeu just suggested.
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09 Feb 2010   #125
ewsaracco

Windows 7
 
 
Diskmanager

Robert,

Here you have the screen shot.

Thanks !

Enrique


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MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record-diskmanager.jpg  
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09 Feb 2010   #126
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ewsaracco View Post
Robert,

The problem is that I want to remove fedora 12 and the grub that the fedora installation has installed.
I want to came back to the previous state, when no grub nor fedora was installed on my pc, just windows 7.
And as I told you when I perform the procedure I get "Missing operating system message".
I have reinstalled fedora only to recover the capacity of booting windows 7.
Could you help me?.

Thanks a lot,

Enrique
Thanks for the screen shot!

If the last two partitions (volumes) are for Fedora (you must confirm this so you do not delete anything you want to keep!), I would suggest to you to delete them.

MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record-diskmanager.jpg

Then, right click on the first partition (the 100MB Reserved) and mark it "Active."

MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record-xp_in_sysres_03.png

Then boot to your Windows 7 install DVD and follow the MBR tutorial to restore booting to Windows.

Here is another link where the Linux OS is Ubuntu, but the procedure is the same:

Remove Grub - Restore Windows 7

Please let us know if you have any problems with this.

Cheers!
Robert


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10 Feb 2010   #127
ewsaracco

Windows 7
 
 

Robert,

GREAT !!!!!!

It worked!!!!

Now I have a question.

I have 2 partitions, one is 207MB "not assigned" and the other is 37.37GB "free space".

Is there any way to change the state of 207MB partition to "free space"?.

Thanks a lot and best regards,

Enrique
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10 Feb 2010   #128
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ewsaracco View Post
Robert,

GREAT !!!!!! It worked!!!! Now I have a question.

I have 2 partitions, one is 207MB "not assigned" and the other is 37.37GB "free space". Is there any way to change the state of 207MB partition to "free space"?. Thanks a lot and best regards,

Enrique
Yes, there is a way. If you would please, make another screen shot of your Disk Management drive map? I would like to see it before I suggest any changes.

Cheers!
Robert
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10 Feb 2010   #129
Acc1999

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Okay, my problem still exists! I tried Tune-Up again, but the way I had it mind to fix it did not work. It only messed up everything until System Restore saved me. Any other suggestions?

PS:
I want to use Tune-Up to change a theme setting, but then I want to wait out the last 8 days of my free trial.
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