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I booted Ubuntu from a flash drive and then installed it from there.

After the installation was complete and I restarted, but I never get prompted to use Ubuntu. I even pressed F8 to get to the screen to select an OS and Ubuntu is not listed.

My laptop now insists on doing a disc check each time I start it up which is highly frustrating.

In Windows 7 I can see that the amount I allocated to Ubuntu has been subtracted from its partition size.

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Please can someone help out....i been searching forums for hours and have not found a solution. Boot-repair does not even boot from my flash drive yet my linux does? im at a loss here – Maurice Nov 1 '12 at 15:32

Seems like the bootloader is not working.

To repair it, you can follow the guide on the official wiki or How to Ubuntu.

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Thank you will try that right now:) – Maurice Nov 1 '12 at 14:10
I dont know what its doing many things are saying failed to attempting to do it from within ubuntu – Maurice Nov 1 '12 at 14:37

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