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Posted on 2011-02-18
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Hello,

I installed 2 OS in my HP laptop, Winows 7 + Fedora, so today i decided to delete the partition from the windows disk manager, when i rebooted my PC, i can't boot Windows 7 all I can see is :

Grub>

How to fix this?
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by:florjan
ID: 34930042
Have you got a linux cd? You could boot it and type fdisk -l to see disks and partitions choose the one that you deleted for example you'd get /dev/sda(or hda)
/dev/sda1
/dev/sda2
and you'd type fdisk /dev/sda and type m for help. Depending on the partition you deleted you can try to rewrite the table, I hope you only deleted patition table.
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by:david875
ID: 34930177
didnt work
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by:florjan
ID: 34930186
I need some clarification. Can you boot linux but not windows 7 and which partition did you delete?
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by:david875
ID: 34930212
no i can't boot anything, when i start the computer i see black screen and this :

Grub>

Just like this.

I deleted the partition that had Fedora 13.

Please help i want to boot to my windows 7
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by:florjan
ID: 34930227
Do you have windows 7 install dvd? You could use it to automaticly fix/repair bootloader.
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by:david875
ID: 34930281
i'll do it right now and let u know
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t-max earned 2000 total points
ID: 34930311
I think this might help if you don't manage. It explains exactly your scenario.
http://superuser.com/questions/74017/grub-error-after-deleting-linux-partition
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by:david875
ID: 34930374
I did it but No luck :(

I choose Repair => Startup problem and then it says Windows could not detect any problem !!!!


please help
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by:david875
ID: 34930539
so you can't?
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by:david875
ID: 34930543
hold on @t-max: i'll take a look at your link i didn't see your answer.
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by:florjan
ID: 34930550
Try this go to linux cd and into fdisk and make your windows disk bootable (a inside of fdisk menu)
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by:david875
ID: 34930605
u saved me man
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