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    error: no such partition grub rescue>

    I had dual boot with linux and win7. I tried to format c drive to install win7 but I ended up in a black screen giving me:

    "
    error: no such partition.
    Entering rescue mode...
    grub rescue>"

    I tried few commands and few steps but they didn't help me... I don't have DVD drive and USB is not working... Please get me out of this black screen...

    information:

    grub rescue> ls
    (hd0) (hd0,msdos5) (hd0,msdos2) (hd0.msdos1)

    Please help...

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    Re: error: no such partition grub rescue>

    Welcome to the forums.

    It would be best to have a LiveCD or USB to boot from.

    You may be able to manually boot.

    Grub Rescue Prompt Megathread - drs305
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1594052

    Manual boot:
    See post #10 by drs305
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1916698
    grub rescue:
    ls # Do you see (hd0), (hd0,1) ? If so, run the next command. If you see (hd0,5), use that instead of (hd0,1) in the next command. (hd0,msdos5) is the same as (hd0,5)
    configfile (hd0,1)/boot/grub/grub.cfg

    #If above does not work try this, again the hdX,Y and sdaY needs to be the drive & partition of your install:
    set prefix=(hd0,2)/boot/grub
    set root=(hd0,2)
    linux (hd0,2)/vmlinuz root=/dev/sda2 ro
    initrd (hd0,2)/initrd.img
    boot
    For info on UEFI boot install & repair:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2147295
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