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  • i am running Vista SP1 and installed Linux Red Hat Core 9 in a partition to run as a dual boot laptop. When I installed Linux GRUB took over my MBR and now that i want to delete the partition I have no way to fix it. My laptop came with Vista installed but no installation disc. Any suggestions? 
    Monday, January 12, 2009 8:12 AM

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  • You can contact with HP vendor directly!

    • Marked as answer by Andy Song Monday, January 19, 2009 7:11 AM
    Wednesday, January 14, 2009 2:14 AM

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  • Error Retrieving Name said:

    i am running Vista SP1 and installed Linux Red Hat Core 9 in a partition to run as a dual boot laptop. When I installed Linux GRUB took over my MBR and now that i want to delete the partition I have no way to fix it. My laptop came with Vista installed but no installation disc. Any suggestions? 



    If you follow the instructions located at:

    http://opesh.blogspot.com/2007/06/restore-vistas-master-boot-loader.html

    You'll be good to go.


    If this answer resolves your issue, please mark it as an answer. Thanks!
    Monday, January 12, 2009 7:43 PM
  • If your Windows Vista is preinstalled on the computer, you should first contact its manufacturer to order the replacement disk. After getting the full-file setup CD, please continue with the steps mentioned in the second response. Thanks for your time and understanding!

    Tuesday, January 13, 2009 6:52 AM
  • Thanks.  Would I contact HP or the actual store I bought the laptop from?
    Tuesday, January 13, 2009 5:41 PM
  • You can contact with HP vendor directly!

    • Marked as answer by Andy Song Monday, January 19, 2009 7:11 AM
    Wednesday, January 14, 2009 2:14 AM