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Old 01-31-2011, 08:59 PM   #1
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kubuntu wont boot at all

i have reinstalled kubuntu about 3 times and as a side by side with windows 7 ,and cannot get it to be recognized at all let alone boot in any menu, although it shows it in my disc management as a partition , just boots to 7. tried live disc and use sudo grub and that doesnt work either as it says it doesnt recognize command.
I am running windows 7 home premium,on a gigabyte S series motherboard,64 bit 8 gigs ram,nvidea 8800 gt,intel quad processor,650 watts.after install has all ran normally,as side by side and making its own partition,all normally with no problems and says restart I get a disc check and no bootup options for kubuntu although it shows as a seperate partition in disc management,it shows up nowhere else.and just boots to 7 like it isnt there and apparently isnt installing the grub loader at all.I ran easy bcd to start it up and bcd says no grub installed. tried to run sudo grub from live disc and from kubuntu running off bcd,no luck,and says command not recognized.

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Old 01-31-2011, 11:17 PM   #2
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I'm sorry that no one has responded to you yet. Maybe I can help.

When you say cannot get it to be recognized which boot loader are you referring to (Win or some Linux loader)?

If you are using grub what does the config file look like.

Also which OS has control of the MBR (Master Boot Record) of the disk?

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