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How do I set Windows to boot as the default in the boot loader?

So I need to make my default OS Windows 7. I was told I would have to use grub but it's proving to be pretty difficult...how could I accomplish this task of changing my default OS?

marked as duplicate by Anwar, Jorge Castro, Mitch, John S Gruber, stephenmyall Sep 12 '12 at 9:52

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sudo su
cd /etc/grub.d/
mv 40_custom 08_custom

this will pull Windows entry in the boot loader on top and will keep it that way even after updates


From all4naija

At terminal copy and paste the following to install Grub Customizer :

Step I:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer

Step II:

sudo apt-get update

Step III:

sudo apt-get install grub-customizer

Step IV:


Unchecked items which you don't need save and restart your system.

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