I am perplexed with Grub and am hoping someone can advise me. I have three operating systems installed on my computer: Linuxmint 17 and Windows 7 on sda, and windows Vista on sdb. I updated grub and all three are found and added to the menu. However only Windows 7 boots when I pick Windows Vista. Windows 7 boots when I pick Windows 7, but I cannot get Vista to boot from sba. I tried updating with grub customizer but that did not help. I installed and ran Boot Repair which suggested installing grub on each drive which I did. it did not change anything on sba, but when I changed the drive priority in the BIOS to make sdb first I can now boot Vista, but when I pick windows 7 it boots vista! Linuxmint boots fine in ether situation. I'm guessing that grub is probably just looking for a Windows Operating System When I choose Windows & or Vista and grabs whichever is on that particular drive. ANy way I can fix this? Thanks!
closed as off-topic by xangua, Pilot6, kos, karel, Eric Carvalho Jul 25 '15 at 15:23
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I have two Ubuntu versions on my system. Sometimes grub will boot into one, other times the other. To be sure of what I'm booting I use a SuperGrub cd. It boots and offers a menu, the first item is "find all OS's on the system." I then get to choose which one to boot. This may not be a "solution" but it is a pretty good work-around.
Install Boot-repair and repair your grub