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Windows 7: MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record

21 Jan 2010   #40
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Acc1999 View Post
Hi. I recently installed Ubuntu and it sort of took over.
On STEP 4, there is no 'boot' in the list.

Why not?

Hello Acc1999;

Your question is a little vague. At the bottom right of the "Step 4" pic, there are buttons to "Shut down" or "Restart" (reboot). If you could explain a little further, perhaps we could provide a better answer?

Cheers!
Robert


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21 Jan 2010   #41
Acc1999

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Re: No BOOT

I mean, in step 4. I the cmd window, where it lists 'boot' in the right column. Mine doesn't. Is this because my disk is an Upgrade version? If so, where can I get a full version? Free? I have the product key.
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21 Jan 2010   #42
Acc1999

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Re: No BOOT

Does this help? They sent me a link to this page.

Link: [ubuntu] Removing A Full Install of Ubuntu 9.10 - Ubuntu Forums

Acc1999
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21 Jan 2010   #43
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Acc1999 View Post
I mean, in step 4. I the cmd window, where it lists 'boot' in the right column. Mine doesn't. Is this because my disk is an Upgrade version? If so, where can I get a full version? Free? I have the product key.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Acc1999 View Post
Does this help? They sent me a link to this page.

Link: [ubuntu] Removing A Full Install of Ubuntu 9.10 - Ubuntu Forums

Acc1999
Yes the additional info helps very much. Just for me to be sure, you want to (or already have) removed the Ubuntu partition from your laptop and want to restore the Windows bootmgr?

If you find this Tutorial somewhat confusing, which I totally understand as I try to avoid command line stuff whenever possible, I would ask / suggest you try the "Startup Repair" from your 7 install DVD or the "System Repair" CD 7 will create and burn for you?

Questions: Do you have a DVD CD to use?

Can you boot into anything now? Windows 7 or Ubuntu?

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21 Jan 2010   #44
Acc1999

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Re: No BOOT

Still no luck...
I did this:
Opened CMD
Typed: bootsect /nt60 SYS
Press: ENTER
Success!
Typed: exit
Press: ENTER
CMD Closed
Restart
Still the same error!

Instead of Windows, I get the Ubuntu GRUB loader menu. I want to just load Windows so I can delete Ubuntu forever and not have to loose a single Windows file... Is that even possible?

I have:
64-bit Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop
64-bit Windows 7 Pro
Splashtop (Comes with VAIO computers... If you don't know what it is that is OK)
64-bit Sony VAIO
Dual-CPU

Acc1999
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21 Jan 2010   #45
Acc1999

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iseeuu View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Acc1999 View Post
I mean, in step 4. I the cmd window, where it lists 'boot' in the right column. Mine doesn't. Is this because my disk is an Upgrade version? If so, where can I get a full version? Free? I have the product key.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Acc1999 View Post
Does this help? They sent me a link to this page.

Link: [ubuntu] Removing A Full Install of Ubuntu 9.10 - Ubuntu Forums

Acc1999
Yes the additional info helps very much. Just for me to be sure, you want to (or already have) removed the Ubuntu partition from your laptop and want to restore the Windows bootmgr?

If you find this Tutorial somewhat confusing, which I totally understand as I try to avoid command line stuff whenever possible, I would ask / suggest you try the "Startup Repair" from your 7 install DVD or the "System Repair" CD 7 will create and burn for you?

Questions: Do you have a DVD CD to use?

Can you boot into anything now? Windows 7 or Ubuntu?

.
No. If I do, Windows will go Bye-Bye with it, because GRUB took over it. Yes, I do want to remove it. That is why I am looking around for a way.
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21 Jan 2010   #46
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

bootsect /nt60 all /mbr
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21 Jan 2010   #47
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Acc1999 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iseeuu View Post
Questions: Do you have a DVD CD to use?

Can you boot into anything now? Windows 7 or Ubuntu?

.
No. If I do, Windows will go Bye-Bye with it, because GRUB took over it. Yes, I do want to remove it. That is why I am looking around for a way.
Please explain what you mean by "go Bye-Bye with it"? Here is my Grub boot loader:

MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record-boot_grub_11.png

Grub is very friendly. You can see where my Grub will boot not only to Ubuntu but to Windows 7, Windows 2000, or Windows XP with out any problems. I can start any of these OS with Grub with no problems.

Yes, you can restore your Windows "boot loader" by following this tutorial, but there is an easier way even than this.

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21 Jan 2010   #48
Acc1999

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Yes

I can boot into any OS, but I want to remove Ubuntu and Grub and all that. How do you take a screenshot of the boot? Cool! What I mean is, on my old laptop, I removed Ubuntu and Windows went away too. I got a "No OS found" error.
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21 Jan 2010   #49
Acc1999

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
There is? Tell me!

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iseeuu View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Acc1999 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iseeuu View Post
Questions: Do you have a DVD CD to use?

Can you boot into anything now? Windows 7 or Ubuntu?

.
No. If I do, Windows will go Bye-Bye with it, because GRUB took over it. Yes, I do want to remove it. That is why I am looking around for a way.
Please explain what you mean by "go Bye-Bye with it"? Here is my Grub boot loader:

Attachment 49178

Grub is very friendly. You can see where my Grub will boot not only to Ubuntu but to Windows 7, Windows 2000, or Windows XP with out any problems. I can start any of these OS with Grub with no problems.

Yes, you can restore your Windows "boot loader" by following this tutorial, but there is an easier way even than this.

.
Another way?
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