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amnite

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OK so i have Windows Vista and setup a dual boot with Ubuntu. My antivirus deleted a kernel thingy from Ubuntu and made it utterly useless. So i just deleted the partition that had Ubuntu on it yet the option to load Ubuntu as my OS still remains. How do i fix this issue?
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You need to edit the boot.ini file using the System Configuration Editor:

1. Start --> Run
2. Type msconfig and press <Enter>
3. Click the Boot tab
4. Highlight the line that refers to Ubuntu
5. Click 'Delete'
6. Click 'OK'
7. Reboot

Edited by phillipcorcoran, 24 February 2010 - 05:11 PM.

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LOL... Already tried that i shoulda stated that fact earlier. Doesnt show up in the boot config. But still does at start up. From looking around i see alot about an MBR, and alot of warning about usin software to edit such a thing. Do you know if thats the way to go and how to do so safey?
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Vista and Win7 use BCDedit.exe command line tool

I am not too Familiar with this tool but you could Goole it for the commands
too remove the line

If you have a installation or repair disc try,
change boot order in BIOS to CD/DVD first

1. Put the Windows Vista installation disc in the disc drive, and then start the computer.
2. Press a key when you are prompted.
3. Select a language, a time, a currency, a keyboard or an input method, and then click Next.
4. Click Repair your computer.
5. Click the operating system that you want to repair, and then click Next.
6. In the System Recovery Options dialog box, click Command Prompt.
7. Type Bootrec.exe /FixMbr, and then press ENTER.
That's it. Now when you reboot your PC, Vista will load automatically

Or use one of the free GUI like EasyBCD or Vista Boot Pro to remove the line

http://neosmart.net/dl.php?id=1

Windows Vista bootloader. With EasyBCD, almost anything is possible. Setting up and configuring Windows boot entries is simple, and there is no easier way to quickly boot right into Linux, Mac OS X, or BSD straight from the Windows Vista bootloader - on the fly, no expert knowledge needed!

http://en.kioskea.ne...-vista-boot-pro

Editor: Vista Boot Pro
Release: 3.3.0
Language: English
System: 2000/XP
License: Freeware/free

Vista Boot Pro is a tool allowing to make live together several Windows systems with the system Windows Vista. VistaBootPro allows so to edit Boot Configuration Dates blind (BCD) of Windows Vista, containing information on the parameters of kickoff of the system.
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Easy BCD Worked Fabulously Thx...
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