I was having trouble with my Windows 7 and could not access the router so I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to see if I could network on that, and I could.

After much ado I decided that the best course of action would be to reinstall Windows 7, but I lost the option of booting onto Ubuntu. The thing is, I really liked Ubuntu and wanted to keep using it alongside Windows. I decided to just reinstall Ubuntu from the CD, thus losing all the wee extras I had added.

Lo and behold the PC still boots straight into Windows 7 with no option to go into Ubuntu, what can I do ?


It seems you may have installed using WUBI, the windows installer, in uninstalling windows It also uninstalled your ubuntu install, Since you reinstalled Ubuntu, try using boot-repair. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair

  • Thanks I will try it, download speed bad now so may be tomorrow. – muzz Aug 24 '12 at 20:34
  • If you want you can try the second option on the list using the live-cd, so you don't need to download an entire disk – The Interrupter Aug 24 '12 at 20:41

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