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When i install ubuntu, and the computer restarts it doesn't show the boot managaer so it always boots in windows 7. I tried to change the default os, and ubuntu wasn't even listed in it. Then I read a how to on it, it showed how to size the partions and make them correctly, but it still didn't work. I tried easyBCD and still no success. I've tried installing it about 4-5 times and i still can't get it. What can i do to fix it?

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Did you installed Ubuntu before Windows? –  Yamaneko Nov 15 '12 at 20:13
    
joseph I faced same problem when 12.10was lauched, Solve this problem creating boot repair disk , Check out this documentation help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair. –  K.K Patel Nov 26 '12 at 5:18
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Idk if this will be helpfull, but the way I set mine up was; I already had Windows 7 and I booted from the Ubuntu disc I burned, Used the "install alongside windows 7" option and partitioned the free space on my HDD for 60 Gigs, just enough to run the system and download some stuff. The mistake I made at first was partitioning part of the HDD that was not allocated as free space. again, idk if thats helpful, but it might be.

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Download Boot-Repair from: Community Ubuntu Documentation

Burn it on a CD and boot your computer from the CD. Use the "Recommended repair" button. That should do the trick.

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