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How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?)

I installed Windows 7, which ate Ubuntu's boot file. When starting up the computer, it now goes straight to Windows, without giving me the option of booting Ubuntu. How can I get Ubuntu back?
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Windows 7 removed GRUB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recovering grub after installing windows 7? Currently i have Ubuntu 12.04. I want to install Win7 together with ubuntu. I know that if perform a install of windows, win will ...
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0answers
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Grub2 menu doesn't appear [duplicate]

I have installed windows 10 on my pc and I had Ubuntu before I install that. But after windows installation I couldn't boot Ubuntu since grub2 menu doesn't appear and it will directly boot to Windows. ...
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1answer
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I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS with a dual boot of Windows 7, Can I reinstall Windows 7, without changing partitions? [duplicate]

I initially had Windows 7 as my primary operating system. I decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as a dual boot. However, I realized that my Windows 7 OS wasn't installed properly (not because of ...
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How to recover Grub for Ubuntu after windows 7 installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recovering grub after installing windows 7? I installed Ubuntu 12.04 then I installed Windows 7 . But as soon as I restarted my Win 7 there was no Boot Option to select from......
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16answers
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How can I install Windows after I've installed Ubuntu?

I have Ubuntu on my laptop. Now I want install Windows 7 in a dual-boot. How can I do this? I can't lose my Ubuntu files, and I'm afraid that I might break GRUB. Go here for UEFI only!
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6answers
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How to install Windows 7 after Ubuntu and dual boot? [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu, a full install removing the prior OS. I was forced to remove Windows 7 from my HP dv6 because of the max four partitions already being there. I didn't lose anything, all ...
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3answers
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Recovering Grub after installing windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I installed Windows 8.1 after Ubuntu 12.04. Now, grub does not shows up any more! It's goes straight to Windows after turning my PC on. Grub gone after installing Windows 8.1 Please tell me what ...
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2answers
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New laptop won't boot after installing Ubuntu 14.04 on SSD

I removed the HDD from a Toshiba Computer I bought today and installed a 250GB SSD. After installing it, I immediately installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it from a USB drive. Everything went fine during ...
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2answers
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Installing Ubuntu 11.10 x64 alongside Windows 7 x64 doesn't boot into Ubuntu

It appears that there are lots of "Ubuntu alongside Windows" posts, but I couldn't find my answer. My PC's only OS was Windows 7 x64. All of my 750 GB HDD partitions were in NTFS format. Yesterday I ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu grub menu add manually Windows entry

I pasted this script into source section at Grub customizer on Ubuntu to create windows entry. But I copied this script from another pc. 1A23-C8F4 part in this code is different in my pc for Windows ...
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1answer
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Install Windows 10 on a partition with ubuntu 16 already installed [duplicate]

I want to start by saying that I know this question has been asked a lot, but the 10~15 articles and posts I've read all assume that the reader is knowledgeable on the subject, and I'm not. So, I ...
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1answer
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Install windows on the same drive as ubuntu

I have a drive with ubuntu 12.04 currently on it. Can I and if I can then how, install Windows 7 on that same drive without removing the ubuntu installation? (being able to use both) Please notice ...
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1answer
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Will upgrading to windows 10 affect my dual boot?

I'm currently running Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 with dual boot. I want to upgrade to Windows 10, but I would like my Ubuntu to be untouched. How do I go about it?
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2answers
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I have problem in Reinstalling ubuntu after deleted linux partition in windows7

I am newbie to ubuntu. Let me make it clear. I have 250GB hard drive. First i installed windows in my hard drive. Then i installed ubuntu by Flash drive. I was using ubuntu less than a day. Then i ...

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