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[ubuntu] Grub Rescue Shell, Ubuntu partition deleted

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi guys, I've had a Windows XP and Ubuntu setup on my netbook (Samsung N130) for some time, but I was running low of hard disk space so opted to format the parition with Ubuntu installed (i know, i know - but for this netbook I prefer XP). This decision has rendered my system unbootable, on a restart I get the following: error: unknown filesystem. grub rescue> I attempted to fix my MBR using a bootable flash drive with XP installed as detailed in this guide http://helpdeskgeek.com/how-to/fix-mbr-xp-vista/. The operation completed successfully, though I receive the same problem on rebo (Hardware)