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Hi I am running Windows 7 home basic 64-bit, with amdA8 and radeon graphic card pre installed. 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 Windows 7
  4. and follow the process.

I got the message 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 Windows 7 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 ext 4 partition.

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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

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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