Originally Posted by harshit99
hiii... i formated my windows recently.. i was using windows and ubuntu linux ... both having different partitions. i formatted my windows drive and re-installed it.. now i dnt get any option while i boot to use my linux... and neither my memory provided to linux had been freed.. what shud i do to get my linux back???
i also tried standalone bootloader but it didnt work!
Been asked and answered a zillion times on LQ. It is possible to fix this but installing Windows over a running linux OS is asking for trouble. The opposite (installing linux over windows) is not.
Just do a quick search on this site and you'll see how to fix it.