a little help with MBR stuff please

jsf jfreeman at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 15:32:22 EST 2017


thanks!

On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 3:30 PM, mark <prgrmr at gmail.com> wrote:

> I do not know.  I have only ever had to use a WinXP resucue cd, and
> watched other Admins go through the process with Win7.
>
> Mark
> On Nov 30, 2017 3:26 PM, "jsf" <jfreeman at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> thanks Mark.  Does that go, too, for a windows 8.1 rescue USB key?
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 3:21 PM, mark <prgrmr at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> 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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