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Windows 7 doesn't boot after Ubuntu install

not able to boot into window 7. I am naive in ubuntu usage. Pls guide immediately. The following link a got after boot repair. http://paste.ubuntu.com/1218634/ full message is as follows: you can now reboot your computer. Please do not forget to make your BIOS boot on sda (500GB) disk!

The boot files of [The OS now in use - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS] are far from the start of the disk. Your BIOS may not detect them. You may want to retry after creating a /boot partition (EXT4, >200MB, start of the disk). This can be performed via tools such as gParted. Then select this partition via the [Separate /boot partition:] option of [Boot Repair]. (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BootPartition)

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you could also use GParted Live CD to fix MBR

or hold down Shift until the grub menu showed up and choose Windows to try booting

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In order to have windows 7 back just run the windows 7 CD in repair mode.

follow this in order to have the console : http://pcsupport.about.com/od/toolsofthetrade/ss/windows-7-startup-repair.htm

Under the console you'll type :




Those two commands will restore normaly the whole windows 7 boot process. if not follow the procedure of the link I gave you.

So now you are in single boot with windows 7 and Ubuntu is "disabled"

In order to restore Ubuntu and activate the dual boot correctly you may want ubuntu back.

For that follow this link at the easybcd part : http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2011/05/22/how-to-dual-boot-windows-7-and-ubuntu-11-04/2/

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