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Windows 8.1 Bootloader - Can i restore this?

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    Windows 8.1 Bootloader - Can i restore this?


    Hi all,

    Today i was trying to install Windows XP on a partition drive with Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 on another
    So i have 3 Partitions
    I have lost the Windows 8.1 Bootloader and cannot boot into my Windows 8.1
    I tried using EasyBcd but this has not helped
    The only way i can think of is to reinstall Windows 8.1 again, This
    will mean install Windows 8 FIRST because i have NO
    media disc for 8.1 as this was a free download when i had Windows 8

    I only has a Windows 8 iso that i burned onto DVD

    Is there a way to reinstall the Bootloader again without having to install Windows 8
    first, As this shall take a long time

    Thank You
    Andrew

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    San Jose - California
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    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    It would help if you post a screen shot of Disk Management then we'll go from there.
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    Posts : 76
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    Thank you but i managed to solve this but cannot explain to how but am relieved
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