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Boot Repair Disks

Started by gordon99, February 11, 2019, 10:48:49 PM

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gordon99

I am intending to add Linux Mint to my Laptop, dual booting with Windows 10 (64 Bit) which is already installed in UEFI Boot mode.  I think the general advice is to create a Boot Repair disk before anything else.  I already have a recently made Windows 10 System Recovery USB drive and wondered if it will suffice in place of a Boot Repair Disk or should I have both.  i would appreciate some guidance on this.

wishbone

You could have a look at this, it works pretty good and saved my bacon a couple of times.

https://sourceforge.net/p/boot-repair-cd/home/Home/


Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec)

I'm not sure why you'd need a boot repair disk ?

The Mint LiveUSB/LiveDVD media you'll be using can be used to fix the GRUB bootloader if necessary (though it's unlikely you're going to need to.
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Zorba61

If the OP is worried about not being able to boot back into Windows if Mint is removed then this will fix it.In windows open command and run  BootRec.exe/FixMbr