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Windows 7: Boot Problem

30 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 32 bit Ultimate , Ubuntu.
Boot Problem

I know this may seem like a bit of an odd question, but ever since I've installed Ubuntu its been the default OS to boot on my Laptop, it was no problem a while ago, but ever since Christmas I've been unable to use my down button so now the only option I have for booting is to use Ubuntu, I know via Windows you're easily able to change your default OS through system properties in advanced, but what I essentially need is the command line through grub to boot Windows 7 one time so I can edit it after to make it the default.

Surmising, my down key won't work so I need a command to boot windows through grub.

So, if any of the members on here could tell me the boot line for command to get into Windows I'd be extremely grateful.

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30 Dec 2010   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello Paddyg91, welcome to Seven Forums!

This first tutorial at the link below will get you to a Windows command window at boot and then have a look at the second one, I hope these will help and be sure to post back with the outcome.

Though the initial command would be bcdedit instead of diskpart.

DISKPART : At PC Startup

BCDEDIT - How to Use
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30 Dec 2010   #3
Microsoft MVP


GRUB can corrupt Win7 when on the same HD. We see it all the time here.

Best to install to separate HD's then boot either via the BIOS.
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