a little help with MBR stuff please

mark prgrmr at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 15:21:11 EST 2017


If you boot the system from a Windows 7 or higher rescue cd, there should
be an option to repair the boot record.

Mark
On Nov 30, 2017 2:44 PM, "jsf" <jfreeman at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I have an old Lenovo T440 laptop.  It had 3 partitions:  windows 8.1,
> windows 10 and ubuntu.  Recently the ubuntu partition became corrupted.. (I
> don't remember now exactly what happened, I just know that all of a sudden
> I wasn't able to boot into ubuntu).  I have since re-installed ubuntu.. I
> can see that the two windows partitions are still there, but I have
> completely lost the ability to choose, at boot, which OS I want to go
> into.  This is not my area of expertise.  I would prefer not to just start
> all over from scratch.  I hope someone here can recommend a process whereby
> I can get the master boot record (I think that's what the issue is) to ask
> me at boot whether I'm looking to startup Ubuntu, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
>
> Thanks in advance for any help you can offer!
>
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Joshua
>
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