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Old 03-31-2011, 12:48 AM   #1
Yugesh Gowda
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Booting Problem

I was installed linux mint in windows 7 using option "Install inside windows"...
I got trouble with windows7 so i reinstalled it...
but now there is no option to select OS at the start up...
But i have the drive where i installed mint and all other files..
Is there any way to get it back.. Because i dont have time to reinstall mint...
Old 03-31-2011, 01:28 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by Yugesh Gowda View Post
I got trouble with windows7 so i reinstalled it...
but now there is no option to select OS at the start up...
Well, you installed Mint inside Windows using Wubi. So when you reinstalled Windows, you effectively removed Mint. I am afraid Mint is gone. Wubi was never meant for long term installs anyway. Wubi was ony ever intended for people to try out Ubuntu.
Why not learn how to do a real linux install to a dedicated linux partition on your hard drive?
Here is a great site to help you dual boot Ubuntu and Windows:

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