When I boot normally, after the bios screen it shows

error : unknown file system
entering rescue mode...
grub rescue>_

I think it's because, I deleted the Linux(which I used to dual boot) partition to get some free space. I deleted that through windows disk management tool and created a new empty partition. After that when I restarted, I'm getting this error.

I also tried checking each disk, by

ls (hd0,msdos1)

For all the available disks. But all returned :file system is unknown

I googled, and the only solution I found is to burn windows installation media to a usb and recover it that way. But it needs another PC which I don't have. To do it through my android phone, I don't have a mobile to usb cable, and can't get it now because of the lockdown here. And I can't even root my Xiaomi phone without pc.

But I have clover on a flashable usb. I tried installing hackintosh long ago, but it didn't work and I left the usb without formating. I don't think there's a way to install macos through that too. Because the usb is only filled 20-30MB (I know I did mess up something while trying to install hackintosh, that's why it failed and I didn't install it. My PC was working fine for months after that) Through clover shell I can access files on HDD through map -r.

Clover shell image

Other things on usb

Is there any way to boot windows from there. I also have a RecoveryHDupdate.pkg of macos somewhere on the hdd, if that can help to install macos .I also have a Linux iso image on the hdd. Is there any way to boot up any OS now, so that I can further burn windows recovery to usb. Clover shell is the only thing I have acces to, right now.

Please help.

  • did you install the windows OS on the computer (laptop?) or is it OEM Windows?
    – Andra
    Apr 16 '20 at 15:19
  • @Andra I installed it. However it is a legacy install.
    – MrVajid
    Apr 18 '20 at 13:27

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