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Old 02-21-2012, 12:05 PM   #1
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Duplicated Windows 7 in Grub

Hello everyone ! So I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a new partition on my main HDD where Windows 7 is installed and when at the OS selection menu I get Ubuntu, memory test and two Windows 7 choices. One is Windows 7 (loader) (on/dev/sda1) and the other is One is Windows 7 (loader) (on/dev/sda2.. What's that means ? It seems to be the samething when I boot each.

Thanks and sorry if my english is bad
Old 02-21-2012, 02:47 PM   #2
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Not really sure but, it may be that one (sda2?) is your recovery partition if you have an OEM installation.
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sda1 is most likely system reserved(resue) & sda2 is the OS.
Try booting sda2 first.
Old 02-21-2012, 03:47 PM   #4
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Thanks for the quick answers
I do have an OEM installation and there is a recovery partition but both sda1 and sda2 boots my windows 7 just fine. Here is an image that shows it

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