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Old 02-01-2008, 09:14 PM   #1
blackcanoflysol
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New Ubuntu Install-Can't Get Into Windows anymore...


I just installed Ubuntu on my computer. I let Ubuntu create a new partition for itself and install, however when I boot my computer it now goes straight into Ubuntu. I do not have an option to boot into Windows.

Crap, did I do something wrong?
 
Old 02-01-2008, 09:23 PM   #2
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You probably just need to add the option to your menu.lst file. Do a search in this forum for adding winblows to grub, or something similar. This is a common request so the answer is here. Or follow this visual guide: http://apcmag.com/6101/dualboot_windows_xp_and_ubuntu. I would advise you to back up your current menu.lst file before making any changes.
 
Old 02-01-2008, 09:41 PM   #3
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You probably just need to add the option to your menu.lst file. Do a search in this forum for adding winblows to grub, or something similar. This is a common request so the answer is here. Or follow this visual guide: http://apcmag.com/6101/dualboot_windows_xp_and_ubuntu. I would advise you to back up your current menu.lst file before making any changes.
Thank you one million times.
 
Old 02-01-2008, 09:46 PM   #4
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I am not sure as to how new you are to Linux, so I'll make the suggest of using super grub:http://supergrub.forjamari.linex.org/

Just burn the iso to a disk and load it when your computer starts up. There will be an option to add operating systems to grub, very easy.

Hope this helps,
Eric.
 
Old 02-01-2008, 10:00 PM   #5
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Okay, when I get Vista to boot again, all I get is a loading screen then the screen stays black.

Meh, I'm just going to do a repair of Vista. I'll try Ubuntu another day. >.<
 
  


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