[SOLVED] Removed LM18.3 - Can't Boot to Win 10

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[SOLVED] Removed LM18.3 - Can't Boot to Win 10

Post by Joe2Shoe » Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:50 pm

I installed LM18.3 dual-boot onto a friend's Win 10 laptop. Everything worked fine. Now, the friend wanted me to remove LM18.3 and continue to use Win 10.
I deleted the LM18.3 partitions in Win 10 Disk Management, recovered the LM space to Windows C:/ drive.
Then I rebooted using a Win 10 Recovery USB and ran "bootrec.exe /fixmbr" and rebooted.
Now, on reboot, all I see is this Grub error:
GNU GRUB version 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3.14
Minimal BASH-like line editing ls supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command completions. Anywhere else TAB lists possible device or file.
grub> _

I think I may have messed up big time.

I cannot boot from the Windows 10 Recovery USB anymore.

I can enter BIOS if I press F2 immediately after reboot.

How do I fix the Windows 10 bootloader to boot to Windows 10 again?

Any advice is greatly appreciated, and I will buy good IPA beer to anyone able to help.

Thanks in advance.
Last edited by Joe2Shoe on Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:20 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Removed LM18.3 - Can't Boot to Win 10

Post by Joe2Shoe » Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:20 pm

Wow! I got lucky and fixed it with the following video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTMCKOx5Jz0

Good IPA is still available.
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"Common sense is not so common" - Voltaire

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