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I was running ubuntu dual boot and wanted to remove windows altogether. Ubuntu was installed on my pc not on disc. I then used os uninstaller to get rid of windows. Ubuntu is still in there somwhere, but after reboot i just get bootmgr missing message. I have no windows disc at hand till monday and only my phone for internet. Any way around this at all? Please help. System is mainly asus, i think. I know there is an ezflash option that appears at reboot... Lost here lol :-) maya

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try boot-repair tool –  Web-E Nov 30 '12 at 18:16
    
Sorry real newbie here how can i get it going? No boot at all, i have only bios options and my mobile for net. Might be just daft newbie, have no clue lol thanks for commenting :-) –  maya dunthorpe Nov 30 '12 at 18:22
    
You will need ubuntu live disk. help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair –  Web-E Nov 30 '12 at 18:26
    
Ok so stuck with no computer till monday lol. Serves me right for being rash :-) really hate windows tho lol –  maya dunthorpe Nov 30 '12 at 18:29

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If you don't have any boot CD You will not be able to repair Your MBR :( It is not possible from BIOS setup.

Here is described how to restore Grub from Ubuntu CD:

How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?)

You can also fix this using other Linux/Unix boot CD's. Even from Windows (installed) or DOS (Grub2Dos).

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It is also possible with a liveUSB. Use the media which you used to install Ubuntu. –  To Do Nov 30 '12 at 20:55
    
Thanks so much for your help. Just walked 8 miles to get my copy of windoze so i can sort it all out... Will now be able to run ubuntu on a disc and make sure i have all my bases covered before i scrub windows again. Shudda done that the first time lol. Thanks for the help :-) –  maya dunthorpe Nov 30 '12 at 21:10

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