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Removing Ubuntu partition from Netbook, Windows 7 doesn't boot.

Q: Removing Ubuntu partition from Netbook, Windows 7 doesn't boot.

Hello,
i have a Packard Bell Dot S2 Netbook. When i bought it, i made 2 partitions for Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Then I wanted to remove Ubuntu, so i deleted his partition. Now, when i restart, i read only "Grub rescue >".
I read in this forum that i should reinstall Windows 7 using the CD, but my netbook can't read CDs!
I can use another pc with Windows 7....can i use it to fix the problem?
Thanks

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A: Removing Ubuntu partition from Netbook, Windows 7 doesn't boot.

Welcome to Seven Forums.

You can create a w7 installer on a USB flash drive and reinstall with that. For how see here: Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

Download the iso file for your w7 version from here, Dell Community Sometime the iso will not work the first time and requires a re-download.

Here is a tutorial with all the above info. USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create

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A:Dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu Netbook Remix; gone wrong.

When you see GRUB boot options, select your Windows install and hit Enter. Immediately press and hold F8. You will see a screen with quite a few options. Select "Disable Automatic Restart On System Failure" and hit Enter. COpy paste the BSOD code here.
It should probably be 0X000007B or 0X00000024

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A:removing Ubuntu in dual boot with Windows 7

So you have a triple-boot? Vista, Ubuntu, and 7?Do this for me while inside Windows 7:in the Start Menu search, type this and hit Enter:msconfigOnce on the "Boot" tab, take a screenshot and post it here.

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Hi,

There is a file that lists the boot information, but I can't remember where it is. I am going to through this over to the windows folks as they will know what file I am talking about and know where it is.

Cheers!

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Hi McG, welcome to the forums.
I can't really answer your questions about Ubuntu, but I recommend you start by checking this thread at the Ubuntu forum. I would save it since you might come into those problems when trying to install Ubuntu in your disc.

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A:Solved: Can't boot to Windows after wiping Ubuntu partition!

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What encryption did you use? It sounds like GRUB overwrote the encrypted Windows MBR??? Im not sure it can be recovered......I would normally suggest this:

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A:I can't boot to Windows after formating/deleting Ubuntu Partition

Well, I've fixed it! I called up a friend and he walked me through...I still feel pretty dumb. lol

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Hi. Startup repair should do well. And now you don't have to compile your drivers any longer, heh heh.

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A:Windows 7 not Booting after removing XP partition from Dual Boot

Why didn`t you listen to the message ?

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hello,

can you attach a screenshot of your disk management?

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Hi there
did you set the new BOOT partition to ACTIVE - not the DATA partition you created.. Partition master might also corrupt partitions if your system has a secure boot. I'd recommend next time use GPARTED.

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Hi fox Resetting your Windows 8 will affect your Ubuntu partition. Since it was probably not part of the original configuration the manufacturer of your laptop created for that laptop, it will most likely deleted and Windows 8.1 will be reinstalled on it. Resetting a computer under Windows 8.1 pretty much delete everything on it, re-format the hard drive correctly and reinstall Windows using the manufacturer system image on the DVD or partition included with the laptop/computer. If you want to read more about the Reset process, you can read the HowToGeek article below:http://www.howtogeek.com/132428/everything-you-need-to-know-about-refreshing-and-resetting-your-windows-8-pc/

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/572362/does-reseting-the-windows-81-partition-affect-my-ubuntu-partition/
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A:delete dual boot Ubuntu partition and convert to primary hard drive c:

So you wanna get rid of ubuntu totally?
first tap F8 multiple times to enter recovery environment
select "command prompt"
bootrec /fixmbr
bootrec /fixboot

-now the default MBR has been restored (don't know if ubuntu did change that)

diskpart
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regards

A:Can not delete Ubuntu partition after uninstalling Ubuntu

and what is the message ???

http://www.sevenforums.com/backup-restore/290358-can-not-delete-ubuntu-partition-after-uninstalling-ubuntu.html
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A:windows wont load after removing ubuntu

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A:Hide ubuntu partition in Windows 8

Hide partitions in windows by removing the assigned drive letter in the Disk Management Console.

How do I hide specific drives/partitions in Windows 7? - Windows 7 Help Forums

It is similar in Windows 8 - the link in post #3 points to Shawn Brinks tutorial:

Drive Letter - Add, Change, or Remove in Windows 7 - Windows 7 Help Forums

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A:ubuntu damaged my windows partition

All Linux code must be deleted using the CLEAN ALL command.As you have had linux on the HD you need do a Clean all & full format.


Type in command line
DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK # (win HD)
CLEAN ALL
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
SELECT PARTITION 1
ACTIVE
FORMAT fs=NTFS
ASSIGN
EXIT
EXIT




SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

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A:Removing second boot partition

wat is exact problem
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/removing-second-boot-partition.785512/
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Install Windows 7 from a USB Memory Stick | Remote Administration For Windows

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A:Please help, need to remove Ubuntu 12.04 from Netbook

If you made changes to your partitions, you lost access to recovery.

Maybe you can borrow a Windows 7 disk to get you repaired and booted, but recovery can't be fixed without the disks from the manufacturer. A retail version of 7 also will not work on that machine, though you may be able to use it for repairs to the boot sector.

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andLinux.org -- Run Linux natively inside Windows is a program I found that could run linux programs within windows if that makes a difference. Emulate GNOME or whatever...

And for those who don't know what it looks like:
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Posted this for the top bar thing, which is one of the reasons I love it, adds tons of vertical space with that:

A:Ubuntu Netbook Remix 10.04's GUI

  
Quote: Originally Posted by BeWop


Hello there,

Simple question:
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andLinux.org -- Run Linux natively inside Windows is a program I found that could run linux programs within windows if that makes a difference. Emulate GNOME or whatever...

And for those who don't know what it looks like:
Normal:

Posted this for the top bar thing, which is one of the reasons I love it, adds tons of vertical space with that:



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A:Change partition size of Ubuntu in Windows 7

  
Quote: Originally Posted by sholtob


i have Ubuntu dual booted with windows 7 32 bit, i am running out of space on my hard drive and am not using the 100 gigabytes i partitioned of for Ubuntu, i was hoping that someone might know how to change the partition size as i cant find out how to do it.
Thanks very much


Boot with the Ubuntu Live CD, select "Try Ubuntu", and use gparted to shrink the Ubuntu partition and extend the Windows partition. Don't use the Windows Partition Manager, or you won't be able to boot Ubuntu.

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A:Wiped Windows partition while installing Ubuntu. Next?

try i care data recovery it has a 80% chance to recover your file i recommend stellar too but prefer i care over it

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A:Removing non-dual boot O/S from partition....

Hi and welcome.

Please post a screen shot of your Disk Management window so that we can better understand what you have.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/395778-removing-non-dual-boot-o-s-partition.html
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A:Netbook: Recovery Partition removed, need Windows 7 starter iso

   Information
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?



How to use Toshiba Recovery.
How to use the Toshiba HDD Recovery Utility

You can order Toshiba Recovery disks from here:
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A:How removing Ubuntu and Installing Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron 15 3551

MAINISAN,
Below are some  links to help you remove Ubuntu and install Windows 10.
To delete the Ubuntu Partitions:

Go to Start, right click Computer, then select Manage. Then select Disk Management from the sidebar.
Right-click your Ubuntu partitions and select "Delete". Check before you delete!
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Done!

How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on
Removing Ubuntu and Installing Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron 15 3551
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/4997/t/19981745
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A:How will removing partition effect boot manager

  
Quote: Originally Posted by nate42nd


I should know the answer to this question but my mind isn't working. I have done this before but can't remember how *exactly* I did it.

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Your message implies your sister's HDD:
1. Started with new HDD
2. Installed w7 first
3. Installed XP

Was this the case, or did the machine come with XP installed,
then w7 installed afterwards?

When you boot XP, with hidden/system files 'showing', does there exist
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Get the win7 install iso.

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Clean install 7, then you might want to install Mint or Pinguy - try pinguy, you may be surprised.

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Do you have the latest wireless driver from Acer's web site?
 

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Ubu 9.10 has known issues

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Quote: Originally Posted by Delta808


if I wanted to try to restore my ssd on the main partition how do indo that?


You would remove the old hard drive, install the SSD, and then use your install media to install Windows onto the SSD.

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Upon inserting the Windows installation disk you should be able to install a new Windows and be able to select Upgrade and it should create the Windows.old folder on the new Windows.

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YouTube - How to install Windows 7 from USB (WinToFlash)

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A:dual boot w/ Ubuntu, need to uninstall Ubuntu

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Konstantinov


Hey all I am new here. I recently did a dual boot install of Ubuntu with my Home Premium Windows 7 machine. I need to figure out how to uninstall Ubuntu and the grub loader... any thoughts?

I installed Windows 7 first... Ubuntu 64 desktop edition came after.

I shrunk my Windows 7 partition to install Ubuntu.

If you need more information, let me know, and thanks in advance.


Hello Konstantinov, and welcome to Windows Seven Forums!

Baisically, you just need to delete the two Ubuntu partitions, then restore the bootmgr from Windows 7. Please look these over and post back any questions?

MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record

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A:Windows 7 Netbook won't boot

You might have a virus. Try runing Microsoft Security Essentials (http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/) and see if your machine is infected. You can also do a system restore and see if that will help as well.

-- Ryan
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Not clear to me what you mean.






i have the ubuntu installed on my usb but windows isnt showing an option to boot from it??



Boot device settings will be in bios/efi.

Check your machine/motherboard manual how to get into setup.

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Check out this article and let me know if it helps: Fix and Restore Windows 7 Boot Screen That Changes to Vista Style ? My Digital Life

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A:dual boot windows 8 and ubuntu

Samsung Laptops Bricked by Booting Linux Using UEFI

How to dual boot with Ubuntu & Windows 8, with Secure Boot ENABLED.
Practical UEFI Secure Boot (Part 3 of 3) - YouTube

To Downgrade to MS Windows 7or install with these BIOS settings:

Fujitsu Manual:
Secure Boot 2.zip







Originally Posted by Fujitsu


Advanced  Boot Configurations  Fast Boot : [Disabled]
Advanced  Boot Configurations  CSM : [Enabled]
Security  Secure Boot Configuration  Secure Boot Option : [Disabled]
To change these settings it is necessary that a Supervisor Password is set.



1) Set CSM to UEFI & Legacy.

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Hi, The following tutorials will help:   http://apcmag.com/how-to-dual-boot-windows-8-and-linux.htm  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNCSbTyUzoM Regards.

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