PC needed reformat so completed this with just after installing Ubuntu onto my 2nd drive and had Dual boot Win7 and Ubuntu 12.04 going fine (Except slow Win, hence reformat). Reformated, reinstalled Win7. Updated all drivers and installed critical software in Windows. Once Win7 stable, installed Ubuntu 12.04 on 2nd Drive. I chose top option in the install and let it complete some sort of partition (Although I see no other drive in Win).
So now when I start the PC after the install completed, it went straight to the Win7 login screen. I attempted to put the Ubuntu install disk in and it did start Ubuntu after attempting to install and finding I already had a version. But this was not satifying enough for me. So I researched and found a tool, boot-repair disk. When I launch this, it basically takes me to a BOOT: terminal looking screen, but I am lost from what errors it was giving (Sorry, don't have).
I am a relative novice when it comes to Ubuntu, but I know how great it is. But this is frustrating that the simple boot menu is not working. I am not sure even the best way to even start Ubuntu (Very slow using install disk) to try some other solutions.
Any direction is appreciated. BTW, no bios options either anymore. This was a change since the install of 12.04