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Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 12.10 help

  1. #1

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    Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 12.10 help

    I have a windows 8 oem laptop
    Updated it to 8.1 preview
    Installed Ubuntu 12.10

    Got fed up of Ubuntu so...
    Deleted Ubuntu partition (forgot to del swap)
    Uninstalled wubi in remove programs
    Booted from repair disc
    Opend cdm prompt
    Typed bootrec /fixmbr
    And bootrec /fixboot
    It said that it was successful
    Booted with no DVD
    It said no partition found
    Booted into DVD
    Chose automatic repair
    Said that it coudent fix the problem

    Plz help me

    Thank you in advance

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    Windows 8 Pro Windows 8.1 Preview

    Why not just do a clean install of Windows 8.1 Preview? You've already deleted Ubuntu so what do you have to lose at this point?
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    my data.
    when i tried pc refresh it said that it codent do it
    when bootrec /scanos it says 0 os(s)
    can i use live cd to put my data on usb and then do pc reset
    and if pc reset dosent work what do i do? (its oem pc no instal cd no serial)
    sorry for bad english
    thank you
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    can i use live cd to put my data on usb
    Yes, you can.

    and if pc reset dosent work what do i do? (its oem pc no instal cd no serial)
    You can order the Microsoft official OEM Recovery disks from your OEM manufacturer's website.
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