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    Deleted boot dir now vista won't boot


    I got a new comp for just linux so I was deleting the linux part off my comp with vista & at the same time I deleted the boot dir. now when I start my comp to boot into vista it just gives me a black screen that says gnu grub version etc. etc. The thing is the comp didn't come with a recovery disc or vista install disc since it was placed on a seperate partition from HP & it won't let me get into the recovery part at startup. Is there any way I can boot back into vista again without losing evrything? Thanks

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    Welcome to the forums!

    To repair the Windows Vista MBR:

    Boot from Vista install DVD

    select Repair Your Computer

    select Windows Vista

    select Command Prompt

    execute the following:

    Code:
    bootrec.exe /fixmbr bootrec.exe /fixboot
    close Command Prompt window

    reboot

    That should allow you to boot Vista again.
    oz

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    thanks
    i'll try that

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