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I installed Ubuntu with the Windows installer and when I turn on my computer, Ubuntu just starts and I can't get to Windows again. Windows is my main OS for developing apps so I need to be able to access it.

Please help.

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That's weird I thought Windows MBR appeared before GRUB when you used the WUBI install. Anyway you could try holding the Shift key to see if GRUB shows and then select Windows.

Also once in Ubuntu you could change the GRUB_TIMEOUT=X line on this file /etc/default/grub. To do that type the following in a terminal:

gksu gedit /etc/default/grub

sudo update-grub

Note that the X represents the value in seconds.

Hope this helps.

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To the asker: In a nutshell, hold SHIFT as a temporary aid. To Este, please don;t forget that you need to run sudo update-grub afterwards. –  hexafraction Sep 14 '12 at 0:14
    
Thanks. I'll try not to forget again. My first post forgive me lol. –  Este Sep 14 '12 at 0:18
    
No problem. Everyone has a first post :-). Even the mods. –  hexafraction Sep 14 '12 at 0:21
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