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deleted Fedora partition cant get to windowsI had to delete

asked 2014-10-06 19:32:18 -0500

silvama gravatar image

updated 2014-10-06 20:53:28 -0500

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I had to delete my Fedora instal in my dual boot system. I used windows to delete the volume and left the space un allocated ..planning to re install Fedora at a later date. now when i reboot the system I get forced int grub rescue with a command line prompt. how do I get backk to my Windows ?

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answered 2014-10-07 01:31:21 -0500

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Fedora bootloader (GRUB) is not working because you have deleted its config files placed in /boot directory. You need to restore Windows bootloader. Boot using your Windows recovery disc, enter the command prompt and fix the bootloader using bootrec.exe /fixmbr.

Detailed instruction including screenshots here (start with section Fix the Windows Boot Loader).

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answered 2014-10-08 03:02:50 -0500

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updated 2014-10-08 03:04:17 -0500

  1. when you turn on your computer press "Delete" button to enter BIOS
  2. use keyboard arrow keys to go into BOOT tab then go to "UEFI Hard Disk Drive BBS Priorities"
  3. Follow instruction on right side to select Windows boot manager and put it in your first boot option

If there was anything else you had question or any problem post it here

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