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I had windows 7 installed, I had installed linux mint. I freed up one of my partitions from windows drive management to remove linux and now when I load, the screen I get is error: filesystem not found. grub rescue prompt.

What can I do to fix it?

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marked as duplicate by Michael Hampton, Mokubai, Shakehar, Dave M, Tog Sep 9 '13 at 17:50

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@MichaelHampton I don't think it is a duplicate –  gizgok Sep 7 '13 at 4:46
    
There are about 200 other duplicates to choose from. Did you actually try it? –  Michael Hampton Sep 7 '13 at 4:49
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Are you remove/format partition where where Linux Mint is installed?....

If you need only Windows then Follow these steps:

  1. Boot From the Windows Install Disc
  2. Just click on "Repair your computer"
  3. Select First option "Use Recovery tool that can......"
  4. then Chose Command Prompt.
  5. After This type those Commands bootrec /fixmbr and bootrec /fixboot

After a reboot your Windows system should be working fine.

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