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    Nice article from How-To Geek- How to Manually Repair Windows 7 Boot Loader.

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    These types of problems often occur when elliminating a dual boot setup where the MBR is on the first (usually older) OS partition that is elliminated. The MBR is also elliminated in the process. I often refer to How To Geeks for many user tweaks and trouble shooting techniques and have refered to this very article in the Non-Microsoft OS forum when I elliminated a Linux dual boot setup and had this very problem.
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    Ted, hello.
    JoeP, hello too.

    I faced this problem too as I wanted to delete a "recovery" partition from a Vista install, now that I am on Win 7. There was a small "control" partition that was not touched by the W-7 install and it pertained to Vista, this was followed on the HD by the C:\ partition, the boot one. I used G-Parted to move the C:\ over the front partition and obviously, it crunged the boot stuff. Being short on time, I used a clone of my Acer to redo the whole shebang.

    I have trown to paper the information that JoeP has been kind enough to indicate in his top post here. Will study ! A scalded cat is afraid of cold water.

    ( Funny enough, I was able to regain my user data here, no repeat of last August loss ).

    Edit : Looking at that article, I now remember that I had tried a few of the options and still none would work, thus the clone option, this one never fails.

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