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Accidently installed grub onto windows 7 boot partiton. Unable to boot

Q: Accidently installed grub onto windows 7 boot partiton. Unable to boot

Hi.

I accidently installed grub onto the seven boot partition. I can't boot into seven. It loads the ubuntu select os screen, I select WIndows 7 (Loader), and it justs goes back to the ubuntu select os.

Please can someone help?

I still have windows 7 installed, and I have full access to ubuntu.

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A: Accidently installed grub onto windows 7 boot partiton. Unable to boot

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Thanks in advance,
-pkd
 

A:How to recover deleted grub/boot partition in Windows XP(Dual boot system))

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I've seen a solution/tutorial on this forum except that it requires to remove Linux, which is not at all my scope.
Thanks

A:Recover Windows 7 boot on dual boot system with GRUB masterboot

   Information
Boot up using the Startup Repair CD or Windows 7 DVD. (not the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disk) If you have a Netbook, you will need a CD/DVD drive.

NOTE: Make sure no USB drives are plugged in.
Do not use a USB Pendrive for Startup Repair.


1) Use the Rebuild BCD in this tutorial:
How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows



2) Fix MBR.



NOTE: As you have Linux installed, the above only works for 1 in 1000, must likely you will need to reinstall.
Good luck.

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A:Win XP Grub Issue (CD Drive unable to Boot)

have you tried to take boot from hard drive disable. turn it back on after everthing is done.

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A:Win XP Grub Issue (CD Drive unable to Boot)

Boot from winxp bootable cd and the press r . U'll require administrator password. After this u'll have to select ur winxp partition. U'll see c:\windows. Now..
Type
cd.. (press enter)
fixboot c: (press enter)
fixmbr (press enter)
bootcfg /rebuild (press enter)

After this restart and u will see two winxp os ... select the working one (hit n try method) and then go to c: drive and edit boot.ini to remove the unwanted line.

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Why would you need to use Grub?

Take look at this:
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If you go to GRUB's command line and type root (hd1,0), does it show the correct partition type for Windows?

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map (hd0) (hd1)
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A:Windows 7 with grub and boot manager

Hello Budlee, welcome to Seven Forums!


I don't have a lot of time right now so I'm going to give you some reading to start, have a look through the information at the links below for some additional ideas and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.
Clean Install : Factory COA Activation Key



To over-write the Grub boot-loader.



   Information

It may be a help to over-write the HDD Master Boot Record (MBR) before you start any other procedure using the diskpart clean command, rather than the clean all; it takes just seconds to complete so you will have "unallocated" space to use either the Windows installer to create and format the partition(s) or use diskpart to create them, however you choose. SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

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Sorry to double post, I couldn't find an option for editing my original post. But thought I'd also post a screenshot of the HDD as taken from Disk utility:

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Thanks again!

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A:XP doesn't boot after installing windows 7 & grub

Hi,

From within 7, go to folder options and show hidden files.
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Hello, and Welcome,
 
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Hi Zelle, and Welcome,
 
You might be better off posting this in the linux forum.
 
Grub is more of a linux thing and I am sure someone will know how to remove it,
 
Good luck 
 
Hedge

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any solution?

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Please post back a screenshot of your maximized Disk Management drive map and listings:

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2. Open Disk Mgmt. window and maximize it.
3. Type Snipping Tool in Start Search box.
4. Open Snipping Tool, choose Rectangular Snip, click New, draw a box around full drive map and all listings.
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A:Extend Boot Partiton

Hi, sadly you cannot extend a boot volume. You could try downloading and using Ultimate Boot CD and some of the partitions tools on it to do this (Partition Manager), but I can't guarantee the PC will boot afterwards

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/extend-boot-partiton-428540.html
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Now i want to reboot my system from my System Recovery Partion ...please hlp me in this case...My operating system is windows vista and i don't have the Cd for tha same. but i have product key number...

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A:boot from recovery partiton

If I remember correctly you will need to press F10 at boot to get to the recovery options on a Dell

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/boot-from-recovery-partiton-488437.html
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A:Resizing boot partiton in XP

Are the two partitions adjacent to each other or is there a D: in between? I believe partition magic can only combine adjacent partitions. If they are adjacent, have you tried converting C: to NTFS first and then combining them?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/resizing-boot-partiton-in-xp-338730.html
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Any ideas on how to fix this?

Thank you.

A:Installed 7 on same partition as XP unable to boot the former

Okay then. Nevermind. I installed the bootloader on a different partition and set the bios to boot from that partition. works now.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/149703-installed-7-same-partition-xp-unable-boot-former.html
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A:Unable to boot into Windows 7: Boot critical file C:\Windows\system32\drivers\vmbus.sys is corrupt

but do have the windows 7 32bit iso file that i used to install windows 7
so burn the win7 iso to dvd and see if you can boot to it and run the repair

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/438268/unable-to-boot-into-windows-7-boot-critical-file-cwindowssystem32driversvmbussys-is-corrupt/
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A:Windows 8 dual boot installed, Windows 8 won't boot up. Black Screen!

I'm having similar issues with Vista and W8. I put W8 on an empty and freshly created partition.
I can get W8 to run but then on every restart or reboot I can not get back to Vista from the "blue dual boot screen". I select Vista as the OS, the laptop goes to the Acer splash screen and then the screen goes black and the HDD light goes off completely. And that's it. Have to do a forced shutdown holding power button and then on next reboot it will go to Vista.
Fortunately I have full Acronis disk images so I can just revert back to before all this but like you I really want to try W8.

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TIA

A:removing unallocated partiton on boot drive

  
Quote: Originally Posted by jayulzvern


what can I do to remove the partition and combine the space so I have access to the full drive?



Remove what partition?

The unallocated space is not a partition. It's unallocated space.

You can add the unallocated space to C via Windows Disk Management IF AND ONLY IF the unallocated space is immediately to the right of C, contiguous with it, as displayed in Windows Disk Management.

If the unallocated space is anywhere else, you will have to use a tool such as Partition Wizard bootable disc.

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A:Unable to boot Windows 7 after unistalling Ubuntu Dual boot

You'll have to restore your Master Boot Record. See this tutorial:

MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/132252-unable-boot-windows-7-after-unistalling-ubuntu-dual-boot.html
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A:Newly installed 980, unable to boot (safe mode freezes at classpnp.sys

Have you tried running a Starup Repair

Startup Repair

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/356310-newly-installed-980-unable-boot-safe-mode-freezes-classpnp-sys.html
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A:Unable to access System Recovery in Boot Menu, and unable to boot disk

Quote:
He said, he had to format the hard drive to get it up and running again.


What type of Windows DVD was used?

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A:dual boot and GRUB... help ...

Assuming Windows is actually able to boot with the changed drive ordering..

The rootnoverify line says which BIOS hard drive GRUB should look at. You can try sth like "rootnoverify (hd1,0)"

Mind you, operating systems usually fail to boot when hard drive ordering changes.
 

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A:Can't boot from USB - Grub Error

So, the Kaspersky and GParted USB drives can both successfully enter Rescue Mode?  It's just that there's an error before they do it?
If that's the case, then it's likely that this is a bug in GRUB:  https://www.google.com/search?q=Grub+Error+symbol+grub+isprint+not+found&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8
 
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If that works, then the system appears OK (and I'd have to wonder about the Kaspersky and GParted USB drives)

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/579418/cant-boot-from-usb-grub-error/
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This forum is just way more helpful.
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I am trying to do a dual boot on windows 10 with a Gateway NE56R49U laptop.
My partitions are in the following picture: [ ext4 is where Kali is going]
http://imgur.com/B7gAo3v

Which partition do I install GRUB to?
ie: (/dev/sda)

Do I have to do anything to get it to boot correctly since linux requires Legacy Bios and Windows requires UEFI? If so, what? If I wanted to install Ubuntu, should I do that first and then install Kali? Would that make this easier for me?

I appreciate all the help I can get.
Thanks.

A:Where would I put GRUB for a dual boot?

It depends which bootloader you want to use. Personally, I use Grub, specifically Burg - this is what it looks like:

I have Mint and Windows on my SSD (dev/sda) - which has Grub in that MBR.

Recently I messed with the partitions on my second HDD (dev/sdb) and lost Windows boot - Grub's osprober found windows OK but windows still would not boot
Macruim Reflect's "fix Windows boot" only managed to overwrite Grub, but the boot error persisted.
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A:Grub boot nightmare

Do you not have any external bootable media for your system? Do you have any way of getting some version, possibility even a Windows 7 or the 8.1 Enterprise version so you can make a bootable DVD or flash drive?

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A:GRUB Shows at boot up

Boot with your Win7 installation CD. When prompted, press R to repair or select repair in the GUI if that apears, select your Win7 installation to repair. Probably #1
Enter the administrator password if you are prompted for it.
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You will loose the dual boot for WUBI into Ubuntu, but it will/should get you back into windows bootup. If you are triple booting you may loose that as well.

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A:Can't boot from USB - Grub Error

I wouldn't use GParted for data rcovery, it is a Partition Editor. Use a Regular Linux distro, like Ubuntu, or Fedora etc.

Use Linux Live USB Creator, http://www.linuxliveusb.com/

Once created, use the distros file manager to navigate to your windows hard drive, copy and paste your data to your recovery location.

Check to make sure your failed drive is recognized in the BIOS.

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* Ubuntu (ext3) partition next (~75gb)
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Began installing apps into Win7 - in particular, Visual Studio 2008. Ran Windows Update, installed ok - but wanted to restart. Restarted.

Now in infinite loop where it flashes "grub" on the screen and goes right back to the Bios screen and boots again.
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A:Dual boot - now Grub is trashed

Dual-Boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu in Perfect Harmony - windows 7 - Lifehacker

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A:Dual Boot Vista & XP with Grub

If there are any questions please let me know and I will get back to you when I can ... Cheers.. l8r

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A:Reloading XP on PC with GRUB boot loader

One effective way to bypass this is use a live CD, specifically G-Parted (Gnome Partition Editor).

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G-Parted: http://gparted.sourceforge.net/download.php
* Remember, get the Live CD.
 

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F8 safe mode not working
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Please help

A:Win7 boot failure grub

Grub?

Are you dual booting windows with any Linux distro?

If so, try to update Grub. The process might vary depending on the linux distro used there.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/375334-win7-boot-failure-grub.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/309295-i-accidently-installed-windows-7-recovery-d.html
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A:Boot some how switched to GRUB and bios won't load

'bios won't load' - try resetting the bios by removing + replacing the mobo cell battery (might even need a new battery). Then reboot with bare minimum hardware ie 1 stick of ram, 1 drive, just onboard gfx (if present). If that works, gradually put stuff back.

grub ? doesn't install itself. If you've never used Linux, maybe you've experimented with an activation hack in the past. These often use grub. (no accusation or insult intended)

BTW master + slave are terms from back in the days of IDE drives and big blue cables, when you had to set jumpers on HDDs to slave etc. You prob use SATA. Never liked those words myself . . .

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/344463-boot-some-how-switched-grub-bios-wont-load.html
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A:ok.....well what if i have to reinstall XP every week? grub boot ldr screwed?

Windows will always overwrite your bootloader. No way around it. Just use the floppy you made during RH install to boot into Linux and reinstall Grub every time. Or use some third bootloader (you'd have to reinstall that with a bootable floppy every time too)
 

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Entry 3
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Name: BACKTRACK 3
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A:Grub NST folder deleted -cannot boot into linux

problem solved.
when I created the entry EasyBCD would create a new NST folder in the c:\program files\easycbd\boot\nst
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Thanks for any help

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A:no bootable partition in table - but can still boot with grub

Are you trying to dual boot with a version of Linux? Sounds like the Linux partition may be gone.


Quote:





Originally Posted by Falc


Hi
I get the message 'no bootable partition in table' when starting the computer.
However, the computer is ok and the HDD has no problems, I know this because i using grub and 'boot windows', everything starts up fine.
How can i fix this?
Thanks for any help

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/no-bootable-partition-in-table-but-can-still-boot-with-grub-280548.html
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A:[SOLVED] Vista will not boot without the Grub disc.

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A:Dual Boot: Ubuntu and W7 Grub issue

Wlecome to the "Grub error club" as well as the Se7enforums! RyanfromtheShhiir

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http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/18885-dual-boot-ubuntu-w7-grub-issue.html
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A:Disk boot failure / GRUB Error 22

**Correction, the hard drive I purchased was used. If it previously had an install of Linux what can I do?

Thanks

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A:Dual Boot Laptop only loads GRUB cli.

OK, I've looked into this a bit, and it seems there's some bad config in the grub.conf file.
So, I tried to load the kernel:

root (hd0,6)
kernel (hd0,6)/boot/vmlinuz
boot

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dual-boot-laptop-only-loads-grub-cli.56805/
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A:triple boot system grub lost

Hello sachithkn Welcome to the Seven Forums!

One option available would be replacing the Grub loaders entirely and repairing the 7 mbr. Afterwards the free program called EasyBCD can add a boot entry for ubuntu into the 7 BCD stote(boot configuration) as well as another entry for XP. You would then see the 7 drive made the default boot drive and decide which OS would set as the default.

A good alternate site for that if you would rather not register for the free for home use download is available at Download EasyBCD Community Edition 2.1.2.156 Free - A handy tool for tweaking your system - Softpedia

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http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/233544-triple-boot-system-grub-lost.html
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A:Accidently installed Windows 7 on the D Recovery drive

Please follow, then post back here:
Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image

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Here are some pics of what I see.

Through msconfig, I see one OS



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A:How can I delete Auto Super Grub from showing up on boot?

Some more info

What happened:
1. I installed Linux on my D partition with win 7 on my C partition
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3. I used the help process (don't remember it exactly, but had something to do with fixing windows mbr)
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This is the tutorial I used to remove the dual boot setup.

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http://www.howtogeek.com/141818/how-...your-computer/

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Fix the Windows Boot Loader
excerpt:
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You may try Automatic Repair - Run in Windows 8 - Windows 8 Forums , it should fix all the bootloaders.

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Quote:
Does running *two* Linux OS's on a Windows machine require or recommend a special GRUB or boot partition to make everything work together?


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Sorry, it really sounds that way.
 
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Burn the disk and boot it, run the tool you choose...

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Welcome,
I'm assuming that you are currently communicating from another computer.
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Keep us posted
 
Dick

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A:Cannot dual boot xp and Windows 7 with W7 installed first.

Did you have a look at Option 2 here: Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP

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Hello, welcome!
It is unlikely you are really missing hal.dll. What is most likely happening is that XP is looking at the wrong place to boot from. You were on the right track rebuilding the boot.ini file, but perhaps you need to go farther. The fact that you are getting that message means nothing is wrong with the MBR.
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boot.ini.txt

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A:Windows 7 can't boot after Ubuntu installed

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We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create



Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?


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

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/221047-windows-7-cant-boot-after-ubuntu-installed.html
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A:Windows won't boot with a cd drive installed?

This sounds like a fun one...at least from a few hundred miles away.

Can you clarify a few things?

1.) The HD is currently set to master. Correct?
2.) Does the CD Drive show in the BIOS?
3.) Can you boot using a bootable CD? (W2k or WinXP)
4.) Can you boot into safe mode with the CD-Rom present?

(BTW...if you're unable to ever open the CD-Rom...most CD-Roms have an emergency eject (a little pinhole on the front) that you can stick a paperclip in to manually eject.)

I don't think this is an IRQ issue...,but we'll see...
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-wont-boot-with-a-cd-drive-installed.416251/
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I installed windows seven and it boots up automatically without giving me the option to boot into my old vista partition.


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I am sure this is something simple, but I can't get it working.
I had vista installed and I used partition magic to repartition my hard drive on my laptop.
I made the new partition come before my old partition, because I wanted windows 7 to be my primary eventually.

I think it may have someting to do with making the vista partition active, but I am notentirely sure how to do that, so if you can help me out i would really appreciate it, Thanks!

A:Installed windows seven, Now can't boot to vista.

Ok, so I did the commands in this post, except I changed the "XP" to "Vista" and it shows vista but it will not boot, it says I need to insert my vista disk..

Do I need to do that? Or is there something wrong in those commands?

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/10378-installed-windows-seven-now-cant-boot-vista.html
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troubleshooting steps so far as follows.......

tried automatic repair but fails on windows 8 bootup cd via repair
tried

bootrec /fixmbr
bootrec /fixboot
bootrec /scanos
bootrec /rebuildbcd

with no result, the error seems to be pretty early on during the boot process, I can see the windows 8 flag for a split second then it just reboots, second time it reboots it fires into the "Preparing Automatic Repair" screen and seems to just hang there.

my spec is as follows.

Gigabyte Z77-D3H
3TB Main OS Drive
128GB SSD *in RAID mode with OS drive for acceleration use via Intel Smart Response Technology and Rapid Start enabled.
8GB Ram
i7 2600k CPU