Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I just performed a triple partition involving Windows XP, Windows 7, and Ubuntu 10.04. I installed them in that order. However, I now realize that I would like to boot using Windows Boot Manager so I can hopefully retain access to the Windows XP Recovery Console. I don't know if it will be successful, but I'd like to try.

Anyway, as I just installed Ubuntu and used GParted to resize the partitions, will I be able to just boot from the Ubuntu Live CD and then reinstall Ubuntu again? This way, I can install GRUB on the Ubuntu partition using EasyBCD.

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 1 down vote accepted

Yes that will be the best/easiest way to go. If you will like to use windows mbr then use windows 7, bcdedit.

Just make sure you install ubuntu in your right partition and also mbr as the first sector in your hdd.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.