Recovery bootloader for a dual boot system of Windows 7 and Arch Linux

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After rendering one of my old laptops into OS-less state by restoring the Arch Linux OS from another System without exclude the {php}boot{/php}, following is what I did to recover the dual-boot system. I have to fix the MBR and Boot for windows first and then reinstall the grub boot loader with linux live CD.

Fix Windows 7 MBR and Boot

Adapted from here.

  1. Boot from the Windows 7 installation DVD. ...

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Reinstall Grub after motherboard replacement

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Prepare Arch Linux Live Disc

  1. Make a bootable installation media for Arch Linux
  2. This laptop doesn’t have any CD/DVD drive so the first thing is to make a bootable USB drive.

    Boot into Windows 10. In Windows, download archlinux iso from the following website

    https://www.archlinux.org/download/

    Use the mirror which is closest to you and download the Arch iso. archlinux-2015.12.01-dual.iso

    Download Rufus from the following location https://rufus.akeo.ie/

    Plugin any ...

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