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Failure to Boot Windows 7 after Ubuntu install

I recently installed Ubuntu on my PC dual-booted with Windows 7. After rebooting it went through the usual startup screens, but the OS selection screen never shows up. I cannot get either system to boot.

I have formatted the partition holding the Ubuntu to no avail and I really don't want to get rid of Windows.

I am currently stuck using the Live session disk to boot. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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marked as duplicate by Ringtail, con-f-use, Mik, nitstorm, devav2 Nov 4 '12 at 19:23

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you need to update your grub entry, please try following process :

Try :

sudo gedit /etc/default/grub

and set

GRUB_TIMEOUT=10

ELSE

you can install GRUB customizer (http://www.liberiangeek.net/2012/09/grub-customizer-3-0-released-install-it-in-ubuntu-12-04/) to make your work easy. you will see following screen once you install GRUB customizer :

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Let me know if this helps solve your problem

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To get back into Windows, you’ll need to reinstall your Windows boot loader. I suggest this tutorial http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/33433/restore-the-windows-boot-loader-after-an-ubuntu-update/

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