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Broken MBR?

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#1 breebreebran31


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Posted 15 December 2013 - 03:07 AM

I had linux installed alongside Windows 8.
But I got tired of it so I deleted it with gparted.
But now theres no boot record.
So I popped in a windows repair disc.
First I tried doing automatic repair.
It didnt work.,
Then I went on command prompt.
I did bootrec /fixmbr

bootrec /fixboot

bootrec /rebuildbcd


fixmbr and fixboot said operation successful.
But I rebooted and still had no boot loader.
So I went back to cmd.
Then I did bootrec /rebuildbcd

It said "Windows installations: 0
Operation complete"
I have windows 7 on one hdd and windows 8 on another.
I don't know why it's telling me theres no installations.
So I did sfc /scannow on the windows 8 hdd. It claimed to repair windows 8 but some files couldn't be repaired.
But when I choose to boot from the windows 8 hard drive then it lets me boot into windows. Still no boot menu though. 
But I need to fix the mbr.
So I went back into cmd on the recovery disk and did diskpart and list volume.

It shows all my hard drives. D:\ which is windows 8
But then it shows C:\ but doesn't say windows 7 is installed on it.
Which is wrong because I can go on windows 8 and see everything on the windows 7 hdd.
Any help?

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 03:32 AM

bios settings UEFI stuff is confusing (bleeping us up) all of us.

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