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Hi i am runnig windows7 home basic 64-bit, with amdA8 and radeon graphic card preinstalled. My notebook is HP-Pavilion g6.

I have created the partitions to my 500GB-HDD before installing the ubuntu 13.04, Then i use the ubuntu 13.04 installer disk to install ubuntu. I use the same process as described in the guide which is

  1. boot with the installer disk
  2. select language, local time etc.
  3. then i select the option to install ubuntu alongside with Windows7
  4. and follow the process.

I got the messsage for installation complete and restart to begin boot with ubuntu. I do remove the disk from the tray and hit Enter to restart the system.

But when my system started it continued to boot with window7 without showing me the option to select the OS. In my windows disk manager i am able to see two unknown partitions which i think is for swap partition and ext4 partition.

Pls help me i am very curious to know what happened.

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Ubuntu has an application called GParted (if it isn't pre-installed, you can easily find it with software centre), which is a partition manager. If you run it, you will be able to see all the partitions on your disc. If would be helpful if you would take a screenshot of how your disc looks like in it, and add it to the question. –  SingerOfTheFall Aug 1 '13 at 7:39
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Insert the live cd and use gparted program to delete those partitions. Then create them again. Choose at least 4GB for ex4 partition and 3GB for swap partition.

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I'm guessing you have two hard drives and the master n Boot record is on the windows drive. Trying changing your bios setting to point to the one Linux was installed on and grub should load giving you multiple boot options.

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