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Grub boot nightmare

  1. #1

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    Windows 8.1

    Grub boot nightmare

    Hello forums,
    I recently successfully installed an Ubuntu/Windows 8.1 dual-boot, however soon stripped the Ubuntu partitions using Partition manager in Windows. I accidentally rebooted my system while faffing around in some advanced options and am now stuck in GRUB without means of a rescue drive. Any help would be much appreciated,


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  2. #2

    Posts : 1,121
    Windows 8.1 x64

    Do you not have any external bootable media for your system? Do you have any way of getting some version, possibility even a Windows 7 or the 8.1 Enterprise version so you can make a bootable DVD or flash drive?

    Did you install Ubuntu as a Legacy install, or a UEFI? Have you tried using the Bios to set the Windows Boot Manager as primary boot device, or use a Boot Device Menu to see if there are options other than the GRUB?
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