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I deleted my Linux (Ubuntu) partition from Windows and I forgot to repair the MBR. I don't have my windows boot CD with me nor a CD drive. Is there any small utility that can be easily downloaded (I know about hiren CD but it's about 500 MB and I don't need that whole stuff) and which can be used from an USB drive? If yes, please explain the steps to perform. Thank you

UPDATED:
Small Linux live CDs are OK since I can boot them from an USB drive using pendrivelinux

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So, is your windows partition working fine? –  AAlvz Feb 21 '13 at 19:29
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It can be a real pain to boot from a USB key. I would suggest getting a really cheap external CD-ROM drive and making the CD somewhere else for your computer. I know that Knoppix is a really good system to retrieve files, if that is what you are looking for.

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I want to completely start my windows PC by installing these boot drivers or whatever needed –  Aexyn Jun 6 '12 at 21:00
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I would recommend using this software to make a USB boot disk of either knoppix and follow the instructions here to repair.

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sir i have already said that i need a small software which will do as much as i need, not more than that. Knoppix is approximately 3.7 GB and I am not going to download that. –  Aexyn Jun 6 '12 at 21:40
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Then google lightweight linux distros. You can probably find many under 500 MB. It will be much easier for you to find a linux distro that does what you want (and will be around when you want something else) than to find a piece of software that does exactly what you want. –  Yitzchak Jun 6 '12 at 21:52
    
i am trying with slitaz live cd.. but not working –  Aexyn Jun 6 '12 at 22:06
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Without any information about your partition order, the easiest solution is probably to use Super Grub Disk (not Super Grub Disk 2): http://www.supergrubdisk.org/category/download/supergrubdiskdownload/ - Available as CD, pendrive or floppy image. Usage should be self explanatory but if you need some hint, see http://www.supergrubdisk.org/wiki/UninstallGRUB

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