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How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?)

I had installed in my laptop Windows and Ubuntu, because Windows did not work , I reinstall her. New I can not start ubuntu, when I power on my laptop, it do not ask me which OS I want start and boot automatic Windows. What to do? I am novice :(

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Use this answer to fix your problem : How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) –  NikTh Jan 2 '13 at 9:17

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You could always download and use Resc-a-tux.

This is a live cd with a primary goal: Restoring grub/installing grub. It's a nice program which I used after windows just removed my grub without asking, and it worked like a charm.

Rescatux features:

Fixes GRUB and GRUB2

Regenerates Debian/Ubuntu grub menues

Check and fix filesystems

Fixes Windows MBR

Blank Windows passwords

Boot Info Script

Change Gnu/Linux password

Regenerate sudoers file

Extra tools:


Gparted 0.7

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How to install this program if my modem driver is compatible with only Windows? I am novice, get my only sample solutions. –  L.V.A Jan 2 '13 at 11:03
this is a cd, and it has everything installed already. –  Dr_Bunsen Jan 2 '13 at 12:40

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