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I have a HP Pavilion DV6 with Windows 7 and a 500GB HD split into 3 drives -C:, a System tools and something else. I shrank 100GB on the C: and used that to install Ubuntu. Meaning I literally shrank by a 100GB, formatted it and moved into the installation of Ubuntu. I didn't restart a couple of times just so Windows could get used to the new drive.

During the installation, I had Ubuntu "Delete" the new drive, format to ext4 and Install Ubuntu. Now I can boot Ubuntu but I simply cannot boot into Windows. System-repair does not even find Windows 7. fixmbr works but fixboot throws up an error.

GParted shows this:

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Boot-repair link is this

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closed as too localized by Seth, Eric Carvalho, Eliah Kagan, hhlp, theDefector Mar 1 '13 at 11:55

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This question appears to be abandoned and unanswered, could you perhaps add more detail to your question? If this question no longer applies then you can either delete it or answer it yourself if you've solved the problem. Thanks! –  coversnail Apr 8 '12 at 20:46

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Have you tried sudo update-grub?

sudo update-grub
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Apologies for the late reply. I didn't know you had responded. tried the sudo update from an Ubuntu terminal but it didn't work. I also noticed that when I went into Command-Line from Windows, it showed the Win-7 drive as Dynamic. Not sure how/why that happened but that's not a good sign is it? I can't even seem to make the Win-7 installation drive "Active" using Diskpart. –  Rahul Jan 8 '12 at 23:55
It could help if you give details as to why that works so the OP and other users can learn. –  hexafraction Aug 16 '12 at 13:19

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