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Old 04-11-2011, 11:55 PM   #1
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How to install GRUB loader or dual booter


So I was running Linux Mint, then made a partition and installed Windows 7. But now I can't figure out how to get back to linux because there's no loader/dual boot option on startup, so it automatically goes to windows.

How would I go about installing this?

Thanks.
 
Old 04-12-2011, 12:08 AM   #2
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Linuxmint cd or dvd will work
http://www.kabindra.com.np/2011/02/h...r-grub2-linux/
 
Old 04-12-2011, 12:15 AM   #3
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So I was running Linux Mint, then made a partition and installed Windows 7. But now I can't figure out how to get back to linux because there's no loader/dual boot option on startup, so it automatically goes to windows.

How would I go about installing this?

Thanks.
Greetings,

There's a win7 boot manager program called BCEdit. It's free and it should fix you right up.

Good Luck.
 
Old 04-12-2011, 01:44 AM   #4
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Okay, so I followed the post linked in the first response, and now my computer just boots into the grub prompt. I've tried but can't get it to do anything...

Now i'm stuck with either grub prompt or Mint's LiveDVD, which im on right now.

anybody able to help?
 
Old 04-12-2011, 02:01 AM   #5
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Post output of cfdisk -l

Form linuxmint cd run
update-grub

Last edited by EDDY1; 04-12-2011 at 02:04 AM.
 
Old 04-12-2011, 02:09 AM   #6
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I think I actually fixed it by accident just doing that same process over again.

Thanks for the help. I'm not sure how to mark this as solved, but I think it is
 
Old 04-12-2011, 02:25 AM   #7
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Are both systems up and running?
Mark thread as solved at top of 1st post.
 
  


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