I have dual-OS's on my computer and when I turn it on it will automatically boot into Ubuntu. I am only able to get into Windows if I manually make a selection in what I think is grub (I am new to this and have almost no idea what anybody is talking about most of the time - please treat me like a 3rd grader). I would like to have it so that unless I manually select Ubuntu when I boot up it will by default go in to Windows 7.

Anyway I simply want to turn on my computer, do nothing, and have it boot into Windows rather than Ubuntu. How can I do this?

Running W7 and 14.04 by the way.

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    You need to change the boot order. How to change grub boot order – sanchitkum Jul 30 '15 at 7:03
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    Have a look at this answer: askubuntu.com/questions/100232/… – Scooter Jul 30 '15 at 7:04
  • Welcome to the community! Just to answer your sub question; Yes; what you are looking at is called the "Grub". This question is fairly common so please take a look at the answers provided above! – Akiva Jul 30 '15 at 7:13

You could try this:

alther the grub

and enter this in the terminal:

sudo -I
gedit /boot/grub.cfg

and then type this in where its run the windows:

fi   uuid=ntfs  set root=c:/
     echo 'starting mokmanager'
     nfts mokmanager.efi
     ehco 'starting windows'
     ntfs c:/windows/win.exe

and it might work fine this way.

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