Manually Remove 7Loader

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by spooky655, May 4, 2010.

  1. spooky655

    spooky655 MDL Novice

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    7loader is installed on a Windows 7 version that I think is not supported by it. When Windows 7 attempts to boot, the screen is black, there is a white flashing "-" in the top left corner, and the fans get very loud. It is unable to boot, but I can access the partition with a linux live cd. Is there a way to remove the loader myself by editing files on the windows partition?
     
  2. Hazar

    Hazar MDL Guru

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    Delete grldr from a live CD off the system partition
     
  3. spooky655

    spooky655 MDL Novice

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    Is that a file or folder? Where is it located?
     
  4. tcntad

    tcntad MDL Guru

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    Why not to search ?

    Its either in the hidden windowspartition or systempartition and its a file..
     
  5. spooky655

    spooky655 MDL Novice

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    Okay. Thanks for the quick reply.

    Is that all I have to do? That sounds too easy.
     
  6. spooky655

    spooky655 MDL Novice

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    Wait... that's the bootloader file :(
     
  7. spooky655

    spooky655 MDL Novice

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    Does anyone know what to do?
     
  8. kubato

    kubato MDL Member

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    Hazar is correct, that is all you need to remove. If you cannot do that then Daz made a tool that will get you booting into your OS off a bootable CD. In the Windows 7 called Live loader & recovery ISO.
     
  9. spooky655

    spooky655 MDL Novice

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    Oh thanks. I'll try that.
     
  10. spooky655

    spooky655 MDL Novice

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    Wow, it worked! Thanks a lot guys.

    The only problem is it seems my wireless and sound aren't working. Does deleting grldr affect loading drivers? I thought it was a bit odd that Windows 7 booted 20s faster than usually...
     
  11. spooky655

    spooky655 MDL Novice

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    Never mind, it actually worked flawlessly.

    Libusb was causing the problems. I had incorrectly installed it right before I ran into the 7loader issues, and had forgot about it.