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Does choose boot device on startup format the drive i choose?

So when i choose my 250 gb drive (D:) which i use, will it delete the data? Also, i have another drive 150 (E: and C:, C: has windows 7 installed) but the 150 drive got shinked to have 2 drives , if i ...
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Dual HDD, Win7 & Ubuntu

I have a pc that has Windows 7 on it, and a hard drive that I recently installed and put Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on. The problem I encounter is that grub does not load Windows 7, and gives me an error when ...
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GRUB (or rather BURG) takes 30 seconds to load

I installed a new drive today in my old computer. I'm running Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.04 using BURG as my bootloader. On my old drive grub/burg would load up instantly. However, now that I've replaced ...
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Can the bootloader be stored outside the HDD?

If the Ubuntu boot loader is stored on the Hard Drive, is there an alternative to loading the boot loader from the hard drive? Can it be stored on alternate storage such as a CD or even an external ...
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How do I restore GRUB 2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) I upgraded my laptop with an SSD, moving my old HDD to where the DVD-drive was, so that I could ...
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Hard Drive not detected in ubuntu 12.04? [closed]

I had installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS in this summer and all was going fine. But suddenly my brother switched off the computer while it was loading the BIOS. Now when I boot, its not recognizing my hard ...
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HELP! Booting Ubuntu off Portable HDD, lots of issues with GRUB

I am new to Linux. I recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 11.10 onto my portable hard drive. Much to my surprise, it installed half of GRUB to the PC, and half to the PHDD. The PC does not belong to me. ...