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Pre-installed Windows 7 then installed ubuntu 12.04 using live CD.

Ubuntu did not boot so used boot-repair to fix this problem but it did not work.

Now it directly boots to BIOS.

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To restore it follow the steps below.

To Reinstall Grub:

  • You need to have Ubuntu Live CD or Live USB. Normal session can be used to repair the grub. Boot using your Ubuntu Live CD or Live USB, while booting choose Try Ubuntu.

  • Once booted then open a terminal, and run the following command one by one to install the boot repair.

To add boot-repair to the repository

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair

To update your repository

$ sudo apt-get update

To install boot-repair

$ sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair
  • Once Installation completes, run boot-repair on terminal by typing the following command or select it by System → Administration → Boot Repair.

    $ boot-repair
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Did you read the question i posted? i DID all of that. and hence posted the "summary" report. lol – Tucker Aug 4 '12 at 14:00

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