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I'm not technical. I installed Ubuntu using the Wubi installer. When I pressed 'finish' to restart, the Windows Boot Manager did NOT come up. My computer just rebooted in Windows. How do I get to this Windows Boot Manager so I can switch operating systems? I'm using Windows XP, by the way.

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Did Wubi display any error message? What instructions did you follow? – Anwar Shah Aug 3 '12 at 9:04
that's the instructions and it went as described. ticked reboot now pressed finish, no errors just computer rebooted as if nothing happened. no boot manager as expected. – Michael Aug 3 '12 at 9:40

Install EasyBCD for Windows and add an Ubuntu boot entry, should work fine then.

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OK just googled that thanks I will try tomorrow and let you know how it goes. – Michael Aug 3 '12 at 11:16
OK just got home and downloaded from CNet and it tells me it need Vista/7 bootsomething or other and that it won't work in XP environment. The puter I want to do this on is running XP as I mentioned originally. so is there an older version of EasyBCD? or some other way around this? I still haven't found a way to boot up in ubuntu. – Michael Aug 4 '12 at 7:01
I don't think EasyBCD will work for a wubi install. – mikewhatever Aug 4 '12 at 8:57
ok thanks Mike. so how do I get windows boot manager to come up? – Michael Aug 5 '12 at 6:28
Well I just wanted to see if a linux based OS was for me and I think I have my answer before I have even seen one in action. No useful help for the a non technical user like me. – Michael Aug 10 '12 at 12:12

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