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I recently installed a Linux operating system (backtrack 5 r3) I couldn't connect to the internet with it so I removed the partition manually. After that, whenever I turn on my computer it goes to a command line that says "error no File-system found" "Grub Rescue/"

I have tried f12 and booted into all the options. I also put Ubuntu 12.04 on my flash drive and tried installing it on the computer, the installation failed saying "No Available Space"

My hard-drive is 500g with about 250 left. I put the hard drive in another computer (as a secondary just to see the files. It had 2 partitions a main and one with 1 gig. I formatted it with no difference.

My Problem: I can't boot into Windows

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Two possible solutions:

  • Boot with your Windows CD/DVD and use the repair option.

  • Boot with Plop boot manager / Super grub CD / Parted Magic, that kind of Boot CDs will find your Windows partition and boot it

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I tried booting from a recovery disk, It did not recognize it as a bootable disk. I tried 2 different recovery disks. I will Try the command, How do i find my partition number? is it 1 by defualt? –  Jacob Eggebeen Jul 8 '13 at 14:26
    
Commands not recognized. –  Jacob Eggebeen Jul 8 '13 at 14:34
    
@terdon Thanks. –  Jacob Eggebeen Jul 8 '13 at 14:43
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@JacobEggebeen: Do you have a Win7 Setup DVD? Try that and use the automated startup repair or use bootrec from the command prompt. –  Karan Jul 8 '13 at 22:19
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@JacobEggebeen: "I do not have the disk" - I linked to the ISO in my previous comment. Did you see that? (BTW, don't forget to use @name when responding to someone or they don't get notified.) –  Karan Jul 12 '13 at 22:34

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