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I had two NTFS partitons - one for Window$ Vista and the second for movies, music, etc. I decided two install Linux. Since there was no free space left, I resized the second partiton with ntfsresize (later I discovered that it wasn't a good idea, but still - it wasn't the Window$ partition I resized) and and created a partition for Linux with fdisk. So, I installed Linux on that partition. Well, but the problem is - the Window$ Vista doesn't boot anymore. It just shows a black screen when I try to boot it.
This the relevant part of /boot/grub/menu.lst:
title Window$ Vista
The grub documentation does describe exactly how to boot Windows. The trick is that grub must hand-off control to Windows' own boot-loader to finish the startup process... which it is fully equipped to do. When set-up according to the published directions it works flawlessly.