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My Windows Vista OS is not booting up, but Ubuntu is working fine for me. I do not have an Ubuntu Live CD but I do have a USB...however I do not know how to create a Ubuntu Live USB. I want to revive my Windows OS so if there is anyway I can clone the hard drive or fix the OS so it will boot properly then I would be very happy. I really hope someone can help me here.

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Depending on the errors that Vista would throw when it fails to boot you may need to use a Windows disk to do boot and OS repair. –  Thomas W. Apr 17 '13 at 16:34

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(In Ubuntu)

Open a terminal and type:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair && sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && (sudo boot-repair &)

Then open Boot-Repair. Click 'Recomended Repair'.

Then wait for it to complete. You should be able boot into Windows Vista.

Hope this helps!!!

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in the existing Ubuntu, I used this and in advanced part, I changed MBR to load only windows Vista. So, before destroying the system, I could solve boot problem and now am going to remove the ubuntu partition. THANKS –  SAMA Apr 20 at 8:21

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