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I want to give Ubuntu more HDD space so I tried to create a new partition then merge it with my Ubuntu's. Windows is unable to create more that 5 partitions I decided to uninstall then re-install Ubuntu.

I used a recovery disk to uninstall Ubuntu. I went into the command prompt and ran "bootrec /fixboot" the following message appeared "The volume does not contain a recognized file system. Please make sure that all the required file system drivers are loaded and that the volume is not corrupted." "Bootrec /fixmbr" ran without any problems.

When I turned on the computer it booted into Windows 7

Question - Do I still need to run "bootrec /fixboot" or can I delete the Ubuntu Partition and run Windows 7 without any problems?

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bootrec /fixboot only fixes files (more precisely bootmgr) on the Windows partition. It should work without /fixboot.

More important is the fixed mbr. But if your Windows boots with the normal Windows boot loader (not grub), everything is fine.

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Fingers crossed I'm ganna delete the partition and re install now :) –  George Kingston Jan 6 '13 at 19:15
    
The re installation worked, thank lub –  George Kingston Jan 8 '13 at 6:21
    
@GeorgeKingston Please accept this answer if it solved your problem. –  lub Jan 24 '13 at 15:16
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