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Old May 1, 2009, 10:55 AM
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Hi, yesterday I repartioned a part of my Vista partition so I had a partition for music and documents and the other for vista. I have another partition for Ubuntu 8.10. I am not great with linux but I usually manage, but this one has stumped me. I booted my computer today and I got a Loading Grub 1.5 Error 22 and that is it. I tried the Windows DVD and tried the fix boot option and restore, nothing. I tried the Ubuntu CD and there is no repair option for it just the Live environment.

So now I am stuck. What do I do? Do I have to get rid of Ubuntu, fix GRUB, reinstall everything? Or is there a simple fix to this? I read a ton of stuff on fixing this error but all the solutions are for XP, none so far for Vista. Please help ASAP as I want to be able to get into Vista again, I dont care if I have to get rid of Ubuntu, I dont really use it anyway.
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A fixboot and fixmbr didn't solve the problem? If you do both of those from the Windows Recovery console you should be able to boot into Windows without issues, since those two commands will rewrite the the boot sector to recognize the Windows partition.
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A fixboot and fixmbr didn't solve the problem? If you do both of those from the Windows Recovery console you should be able to boot into Windows without issues, since those two commands will rewrite the the boot sector to recognize the Windows partition.
I was under the impression that those were for XP? And if they are for vista, how do I do fixboot and fixmbr?
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Give me a few minutes to "Brush up" on my Vista, haven't used it in a while lol...
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ok, thanks for your help. I'll be waiting.
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Found it: (Startup Repair)
How to automatically repair Windows Vista using Startup Repair
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ok, thanks, reading it now and I'll try what it suggests. I'll post back with the results.
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ah, after reading it I already did the start up repair. It said everything was fine and vista would start normally. Of course it wont. Any other ideas?
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Grub Error 22 is a deleted partition.

If your running Linux and Vista then your going to have to read the manual on reconfiguring grub to recognize all your partitions.
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Grub Error 22 is a deleted partition.

If your running Linux and Vista then your going to have to read the manual on reconfiguring grub to recognize all your partitions.
what manual?
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