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2answers
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Install Ubuntu but still boot into Windows 7 (No GRUB screen)

EDIT: Nothing was required my end, I have picked the best answer (Which I was going to do anyway) Thanks for the suggestions First of all I want to boot Windows only, I'm not having a duel-boot ...
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1answer
21 views

Help booting from disk

I already have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on my computer, but I would like to get Windows back onto it. The only problem is that I can't boot from any CD/USB/SD, all I get is the GRUB boot menu, ...
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0answers
56 views

Win7 /Ubuntu 14.04 on 1 drive; Win XP on 1 drive — Boots into XP

I'm so close to finally having Ubuntu up and running. The first time, I let boot-repair do its thing automatically http://paste.ubuntu.com/7804480/ then couldn't boot into anything. I had a fiddle ...
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2answers
55 views

Dual-Boot: Win7 partition loads without error, but display doesn't work

I am having a strange dual-boot issue that I haven't been able to find an answer for anywhere. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 box, which I have created a secondary partition on for Win7. My setup process: ...
0
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1answer
28 views

Purple screen after reinstalling grub multiple times

I recently dual booted my laptop with Windows 7 x64 and Ubuntu 14.04. I followed all the steps and now it seems Windows 7 only works when it wants to work. When it doesnt want to work it hangs on a ...
0
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0answers
51 views

Dual Boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 with EasyBCD (Grub4DOS) [duplicate]

Setting up Windows Boot Manager to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 was not an easy task. For awhile, I was using the computer's motherboard boot option to boot to that specific drive that had ...
0
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0answers
13 views

Tweak grub2 loader

I just dual booted with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. I notice that when Windows goes to Hibernation mode, when I get out of hiberation mode and get to the GRUB loader, and choose Windows 7 it freezes. ...
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1answer
25 views

Can someone help me with Windows 7 installation? [duplicate]

I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7. I used to initially have Windows, but after installing Ubuntu, I can't find it anywhere and have no clue what happened. Yes, I'm an idiot, because I ...
0
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0answers
18 views

PLoP Bootmanager not loading from GRUB, Attemped dual-boot with Windows 7

so I recently tried to get PLoP Bootmanager working on an HP Pavilion 2000 Series, I had to tweak the settings to make it load though, however, when I try to load it, I get something about "zram does ...
0
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0answers
68 views

GRUB Bootloader Suddenly Lags by 2 Minutes - Ubuntu 14.04/Windows 7 Dual-Boot

I have a dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Windows 7 Home Premium system. Here are the basic hardware facts for my build: 1) Processor: AMD A10-5800K APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 4 2) 64-bit OS; ...
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0answers
33 views

Windows 7 not detected in Ubuntu installation (I know it's a repeated query)

I have an HP Pavilion G6 laptop with 500GB hard drive. I had formatted the drive to overwrite with zeros. Then I installed Windows 7 64-bit, and after that when I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit ...
0
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1answer
270 views

Set the GRUB Default OS: Dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running a dual-boot system, having installed Ubuntu 14.04 after the Windows 7 installation. GRUB, as you already know, sets Ubuntu as a default/first Operating System. The question is: how can I ...
0
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1answer
34 views

third OS partition advice

I am here because I need a little advice to create and install a 3rd OS on my laptop. Let me quickly epxplain, I have windows for my 3d work(maya) and gaming , then I started to move my cpp ...
0
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1answer
39 views

Ubuntu dual boot not repaired by boot-repair after installing windows 7

I reinstalled windows 7 on my dual boot machine (thinkpad x220). Nowto get back the bootmenu I followed https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RecoveringUbuntuAfterInstallingWindows Boot-repair says ...
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2answers
80 views

Cannot boot to Ubuntu after Windows 7 installation and “boot-repair” does not work

I hope someone here can help me: I re-installed my Windows 7 partition and now I cannot boot to Ubuntu 14.04 any more - no grub boot-menu is display instead directly the "Loading windows" screen is ...
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2answers
72 views

Can't boot into Ubuntu after windows 7 install [closed]

ok so i have multiple problems... I installed windows 7 on a separate partition from ubuntu and i knew it was gonna overwrite grub so after the install i downloaded easybcd. here's the problem with ...
0
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0answers
15 views

Grub, linex and windows 7 [duplicate]

I have grub, Linux, and windows 7. Someone installed grub and Linux on my computer. We had partitions. Now I got rid of the partitions and Linux. The problem is when I turn my computer on now I get: ...
0
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1answer
23 views

Grub help, Windows not loading

http://paste.ubuntu.com/7508074/ In the grub menu Windows has two options: sdb1 and sdb2, neither actually do the whole "loading windows" thing. Rather, they both give me a purple screen. I've waited ...
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2answers
69 views

Booting multiple operating systems, does install order matter?

I'm moving my computer from a dual boot (Windows 7, Ubuntu 14.04) to a triple boot (Windows 7, Ubuntu 14.04, Mac OS X 10.9). I currently use Grub to start up my computer into either Windows or Ubuntu. ...
0
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1answer
47 views

Windows 7 not appearing on grub2

So I just installed Ubuntu 14 on a separate hard drive from Windows 7. But when grub2 boots up, I only see options to boot ubuntu, windows 7 is nowhere in sight. I've had to manually boot the hard ...
0
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0answers
12 views

Grub rescueproblem unknown file system performed all the solutions before

My laptop is dual boot it has Ubuntu and windows 7. I wanted to extend C:drive on windows 7 so I used third part partition assistant for it but the partition assistant messed up and dragged the ...
1
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2answers
73 views

Grub 2 not working

So here's the thing, I recently installed Ubuntu 14. Everything works fine except the boot loader. I currently have windows 7 installed on another hard drive. But when I boot the machine I get a ...
0
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1answer
46 views

how to add a partition to grub?

I had Windows previously installed and installed Ubuntu at a separate partition. The problem is that it was not recognizing Windows at that time and now (as expected) the computer goes directly to ...
0
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1answer
50 views

Windows 7 dual boot, tried installing ubuntu on top of another ubuntu installation

So I had windwos 7 running fine and decided that I want to install ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I downloaded the image and made bootable usb drive. I then went ant clicked install ubuntu, it loaded for quite a ...
0
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0answers
36 views

How to restore windows bootloader after upgrading windows?

I previously upgraded ubuntu to 14.04 and that left me with many broken packages and unmet dependencies. So I have to install the ubuntu 14.04 through bootable usb flash. I choosed the option ...
0
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1answer
43 views

How to switch from GRUB to Windows Boot Selection?

i'm on windows 7, and dual booting with Ubuntu 14.04.the thing is, to select OS, Ubuntu has defaulted me to GRUB, which in my opinion so much hassle because Ubuntu is just for fun and my work is done ...
0
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1answer
63 views

Booting sequence in dual boot environment - Windows 7 + Ubuntu 12.04

Until recently, I was able to progress without a problem in a single hard drive Windows 7 / Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot environment. The boot menu would prompt whether one wanted to load Windows 7 or ...
3
votes
1answer
744 views

Xubuntu 14.4 dual boot (windows 7) grub warning/problem

I installed Xubuntu 14.4 LTS dual boot with Windows 7. My hard disk is an SSD disk (where both xubuntu 14.4 and win7 are installed - in a different partition). I first installed Windows 7 and then I ...
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1answer
1k views

Can't access BIOS OR boot Windows (Samsung NP300E5C, UEFI install to external HDD) [closed]

Before anyone bash/trolls me let me admit first that I'm a total noob to Linux. I was looking into getting into it but apparently I jumped into the deep end of a foreign pool so to speak. I will need ...
0
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2answers
93 views

Windows 7 not showing up in boot after installing Ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu and upon bootup there is no GRUB, bootloader, or anything. I tried holding down Shift while booting, that brought up GRUB but it did not display Windows 7. I know that Windows ...
0
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1answer
44 views

Bootproblems after second OS installation

My Problem: I had Windows 7 on my old HDD. Bought 120GB SSD to install Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 in dualboot. Disabled HDD. Windows installation -> create 60GB partition for WIN7, works. Next: ...
1
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1answer
954 views

14.04 dual boot/grub error [closed]

I'm trying to install 14.04 along with Windows7 Ultimate on my old laptop, HP Compaq nc8340 Core2Duo, 3Gb, 750 GB harddisk. I installed Windows 7 first, leaving around an unused partition of about 100 ...
1
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1answer
40 views

Install Grub in Windows manually?

'm shayne. I am using windows 7. And also I used Ubuntu 12.4. But I had to reinstall Windows 7 and now the grub has gone. Can I install grub here logging in windows? If so how could I do it?
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0answers
71 views

ubuntu dual boot does not boot windows anymore

Problem: i can't boot both Ubuntu and Windows. Description: I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit and Windows 7 64bit on my Lenovo Y500 with UEFI Legacy Support mode enabled and did update-grub ...
3
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6answers
7k views

Lost Windows 7 in GRUB after installing Ubuntu 14.04

So today I've decided install the new 14.04 (64bit) on top of the 13.10 (32bit) Ubuntu that I used to have dual boot with Win 7. So it gave me number of options to install the 14.04, one of them was ...
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1answer
2k views

14.04 - grub rescue: no such device

I have decided to retry installing Ubuntu when 14.04 came out... and I doomed my computer again. I have Windows 7 installed, and I followed this guide to dual boot. After installation, I see the GRUB ...
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0answers
60 views

Read Error and grub rescue

My Dell inspiron 7420 laptop had windows7(home preimium) and ubuntu 13.04 gnome i386 dual boot, and since 4 months i started getting this Read error on boot up or sometimes even error no such ...
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0answers
352 views

os-prober and update-grub can't see/find working Windows install

I have installed 12.04 next to a Windows 7 install, on a partitioned 3 TB hard disk. If I use F12 during boot to review boot options from the BIOS, Windows 7 and Ubuntu boot normally, but the Ubuntu ...
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0answers
22 views

I need to skip the Grub menu on a dual-boot system [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit, but I share the computer with my family who use Windows 7, so I want to skip the GRUB menu and allow to boot to Windows automatically, and to enter the GRUB only if I ...
0
votes
0answers
87 views

Lost windows boot option after running boot repair

I've just installed Trusty alongside Windows 7. I'd added a 50 GB ext4 partition on sda3 and 36 GB swap on sda4. An Ubuntu boot option didn't show up, so I downloaded and ran boot repair, installing ...
1
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2answers
213 views

Windows is not load from GRUB

So I installed ubuntu. And a little time it continues - i could to load windows from grub, and all was right. But something happened and now when I choose Windows 7 x64 on my grub list It says that ...
1
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0answers
173 views

How to add ubuntu 13.10 to windows boot manager when easyBCD will not work? [closed]

Basically I am having difficulty adding Ubuntu to my windows boot manager. I have downloaded easyBCD and followed the steps to add it yet it insists that the files are not there. Here are the steps ...
2
votes
1answer
61 views

Ubuntu not seeing Windows 7 in bootloader

While I was installing Ubuntu I unplugged my Windows 7 HDD so I wouldn't accidentally partition it. I installed Ubuntu, shut off my computer, plugged back the HDD, rebooted (and using the BIOS boot ...
1
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0answers
19 views

How to prevent my Windows on the other HDD from being added to the boot menu when doing update-grub?

It seems that when sometimes I do apt-get upgrade, update-grub is automatically invoked. My problem is that I have two HDDs on my laptop/PC. Ubuntu, as well as a 64-bit Windows 8.1, is installed on ...
0
votes
5answers
67 views

Unable to boot into Windows after deleting Window entry in boot menu.

I installed Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. After a reboot, my computer booted into Windows 7. I used EasyBCD to add an Ubuntu boot menu entry, and after rebooting there were 2 choices for me: Windows and ...
1
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4answers
90 views

After boot-repair “Please install an operating system on your hard disk”

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside windows 7. Because I could only boot Windows 7 I started Ubuntu live again from the DVD and ran boot repair. Now the Computer is not able to boot anything. The ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Windows 7 won't boot from GRUB

I intially had Windows XP. Later I got Windows 7 and after that Ubuntu 13.04. Then i thought of getting rid of XP part. So I used the DiskPart utility and deleted that partition. But when i tried to ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

How can I wirte the GNU GRUB boot CD in Hard Disk

I could not have dual boot in my hard disk. when I fix the hard disk for dual boot Windows 7 / Ubuntu using EasyBCD dont boot Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, when I fix the hard disk for dual boot Ubuntu / Windows ...
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0answers
210 views

Windows 7 hangs at grub's purple screen when dual booting

I have installed a new laptop (Lenovo Z510) for dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 64 bit. After several trials it now works, but I have a strange effect. I always enter the Grub purple screen ...
0
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2answers
64 views

Grub2 and Windows 7 & Vista

I would like to triple boot... don't ask why ;-)... I have Ubuntu 13.10 and ghost copy of W7 and Vista installation. Would like to be able to boot all three OS from the same partition. The problem ...