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I dual booted my xp installing mint, everything went well, i gave the cd to my friend and he installed linux mint 12 but it's not starting, i mean there's no menu where you choose what OS you want to use, windows 7 is starting automatically, why?

EDIT I believe that my friend has lost the grub menu when he installed linux, how to fix it?

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Which of the two computers has the problem? –  Eroen Apr 17 '12 at 22:13
    
his, not mine, the win 7 has the problem –  user Apr 17 '12 at 22:15
    
possible duplicate of How to fix GRUB after Windows breaks it, and how to edit the GRUB menu –  Nifle Apr 19 '12 at 9:18

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