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After boot up menu, it says "error: no such partition Entering rescue mode... grub rescue>"

Command ls brings up: (hd0) (hd0,msdos2) (hd0,msdos1)

How can I fix this and boot up to Windows? (on the Ubuntu grub, it said it was dev/sda1 if that's relevant.)

And, yes, I did delete the partition Ubuntu was being hosted in.

  • you get this error grub's menu file was on the ubutnu drive. is this EFI boot or legacy boot? – ravery Jul 20 '17 at 15:13
  • legacy, i think. It wasnt UEFI since thats for my Windows – user123 Jul 20 '17 at 16:44
  • UEFI is the computer not the OS, if windows is installed in UEFI mode then Ubuntu should also be installed UEFI mode to avoid many hassles. NOw if windows is UEFI, then go into system settings and put windows as the boot OS (assuming you system is set to boot by OS. – ravery Jul 20 '17 at 16:56
  • Sorry for being a computer noob, but what does this mean and how can I solve my problem? Should I burn a Windows 10 ISO to my USB drive and solve my problems from there? – user123 Jul 20 '17 at 16:59
  • press a funtion key to get the system settings ... it varies from computer to computer but usually F2,F10, or F12 – ravery Jul 20 '17 at 17:00

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