Windows 10: How to remove grub2 and get back to windows manager in MBR wndows 10
How to remove grub2 and get back to windows manager in MBR wndows 10
Following Ubuntu Ugh! instructions precisely it installed version 16.04.1 on a flash drive (kind of) but butchered my MBR and apparently dropped GRUB2 there.
I get several suggestions to fix this:
1) fdisk /mbr
2) fixdsk /mbr
Do these require using an install disk as I only have an image backup. I can boot into windows 10 OK via grub2. Can I use either 1) or 2) from Windows 10 in Command (admin) window directly? I don't want the bother of using grub to boot, which.was the purpose of creating a flash drive to boot from.
Do I have other options without an install disk?
Use this guide to get to a Windows command prompt.
Three Ways to Access the Windows 8 or 10 Boot Options Menu
Then use the Bootrec commands to restore the MBR from here: http://www.thewindowsclub.com/repair...rd-mbr-windows
Easiest would be the fixboot option in Macrium or EasyBCD... then from command prompt... bcdboot %windir% (to get the blue boot menu.)
Running Linux Live does not install anything unless you expressly click the install icon on the desktop.
Those command's wont work unless you have have a windows repair disk or a usb disk with windows setup. Macrium always worked for me though. When you remove grub2 you will not be able to boot into Ubuntu.
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