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Windows 7 won’t boot after Linux Live CD install…

By Dale Reagan | May 21, 2010

Whooops! The Fedora 12 LIVE CD provides an ‘install’ option – I used it and made sure to NOT make any bootloader changes – well, that’s what I thought…

Before going any further – this is what I suggest if you want/need to dual boot a system with Windows 7 – use two disk drives!

The post Linux install Windows 7 boot message – something like:

“bootmgr not found”.    Trying to fix via bootrec /rebuildbcd and /fixboot give ‘Element not found” error

Ok, you only have/used one disk drive – how to recover?\

Try your Linux Live CD:

OR, if you create a ‘recovery’ disk (and you did, right?) before trying the LIVE cd:

In my case I tried the Microsoft tools first – no luck; using fdisk via the Linux LIVE cd was my fix (this time around.)

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