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Windows 7: Accidently installed grub onto windows 7 boot partiton. Unable to boot

17 Jan 2012   #1
liamwli

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Accidently installed grub onto windows 7 boot partiton. Unable to boot

Hi.

I accidently installed grub onto the seven boot partition. I can't boot into seven. It loads the ubuntu select os screen, I select WIndows 7 (Loader), and it justs goes back to the ubuntu select os.

Please can someone help?

I still have windows 7 installed, and I have full access to ubuntu.


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17 Jan 2012   #2
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