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I installed Ubuntu 10.10 on my shiny new ASRock Vison 3D with no apparent problems. Still I need some Windows-only software from time to time and went on installing Win7 afterwards. Now Win7 happily boots but apparently has not bothered with creating a boot menu...

I assume that using a Ubuntu 10.10 Live-CD there should be a way to create a

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Always install Ubuntu after installing windows as Windows tends to overwrite the Bootloader thus preventing you from booting into ubuntu. However you can solve this by following the instructions given here.

The link describes ways to recover your ubuntu by

  • By installing EasyBCD on windows which allows to boot into multiple operating systems, including Ubuntu Linux.
  • Recovery Using the Ubuntu Alternate/Install CD
  • Recovery Using the Unofficial "Super Grub Disk"

This is an official link from the ubuntu wiki...so should be trustworthy and reliable.

Hope this helps!

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thanks for the pointer.. I'll try it out tomorrow and accept your answer in case of success (which I expect) –  Arne Jan 20 '11 at 22:13
    
+1 great reference –  user8290 Jan 20 '11 at 23:34

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