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Hi I had Windows Vista installed on my machine and then decided to install Ubuntu on a seperate partition. After i while i wanted to delete Ubuntu so i deleted ...
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    Retrieving Vista


    Hi
    I had Windows Vista installed on my machine and then decided to install Ubuntu on a seperate partition. After i while i wanted to delete Ubuntu so i deleted its partition in Windows Disk Manager. When i came to reboot the machine i got an error code from GRUB. Now i can only run the computer by booting of the Ubuntu Live CD. I really want to be able to get back into Vista and have tried reinstalling Ubuntu on a fresh partition and reinstalling GRUB from there but it doesnt work.
    Can anyone give me some help?

    Thanks
    Richard.

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    Here's the HowTo for fixing the MBR from Microsoft:

    How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows Vista

    The following is the code you'll need:

    Code:
    bootrec.exe /fixmbr
    bootrec.exe /fixboot
    oz

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    Thanks!

    I had exactly the same problem, and your solution worked for my Vista installation. MBR is fixed. Thanks again!

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