[Help] Problems with dual booting Windows 7 and Mint

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[Help] Problems with dual booting Windows 7 and Mint

Postby weblue on Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:36 pm

After repartitioning a seperate hard drive for installation of Mint, I realized that I may have destroyed my boot manager for Windows. I manually added an entry into grub to allow it to locate Windows 7 but now I have an issue where BOOTMGR is missing and the computer refuses to boot into windows after selecting it in grub. My actual question, though, is: how can I reinstall boot manager from the recovery disk of windows without overwriting grub?
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Re: [Help] Problems with dual booting Windows 7 and Mint

Postby viking777 on Thu Mar 14, 2013 2:55 pm

how can I reinstall boot manager from the recovery disk of windows without overwriting grub


You can't.

Reinstall the windows boot manager from the recovery disk and then try EasyBCD which should be able to load linux or simply reinstall grub which will pick up the new windows boot loader.

http://neosmart.net/EasyBCD/
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