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Vista Dual boot problems!

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by MrMaplesyrup, Mar 7, 2010.

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  1. MrMaplesyrup

    MrMaplesyrup Thread Starter

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    Hi everyone,
    I was trying to dual boot linux when I realised that I did not allow enough space for linux. So after deleting linux I released that it still remained on the dual boot list. So I reinstalled linux and now I have to linux dual boot options + Vista. Oh and the linux option doesn't work (comes up with dos style thing).
    If you know how to delete these dual boot options can you please help me.
    Thank you
     
  2. IT-Support

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    Boot into Windows go to Start -> Run and type MSCONFIG and click run. Under boot you should see the 3 boot records. Delete the one that does not work. Make sure you delete the correct one.
     
  3. madisonn

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    Hi Friends,
    Here’s the basic steps you need to remove part of a dual-boot system.
    1. Backup, backup, backup
    2. Reboot and Boot to your XP CD-ROM
    3. Start the Recovery Console
    4. Run Fix boot
    5. Run fixmbr to reset the master boot record
    6. Exit the Recovery Console
    7. Reboot
    8. To remove the extra entry, edit the boot.ini file to remove the “Microsoft Windows Longhorn” entry.
    9. Format Your Vista Partition.


    Thanks,
    James
     
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