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I can restore the computer to factory settings.. it wipes out the hard drive etc..

So far, I have been assuming that you backed up all your files before you started this. I hope this is correct…?

Also, I have used bootrec for various boot record issues, with success. That may be something to try before completely wiping everything.

While you were using Ubuntu, did you try booting into Windows? did it work?

I don’t have a “repair” option when I use the windows boot disc.. I only have:

Which option did you choose?