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How do I get back to Windows when Linux hard drive fails?

I have Windows on one hard drive and Ubuntu on another. Last time I was in Windows and I chose to shut down the computer. It got stuck on "Exiting Windows". I could tell because it took like forever ...
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How does one go about restoring the Windows 8 Boot GUI if one chose Windows Vista as the default before knowing they'd loose the nifty GUI interface?

How does one go about restoring the Windows 8 Boot GUI if one chose Windows Vista as the default before knowing they'd loose the nifty GUI interface? I'd rather make Windows 8 Default and choose Vista ...
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How can I repair Windows Vista after installing Windows XP on an external drive?

I now know that this was stupid, due to Windows ability to screw itself over beyond all repair, but I was trying to fix a dead hard-drive from a laptop by connecting it to my desktop, formatting it, ...
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Add Windows Vista to the grub menu

I had Windows Vista installed on my computer and created a partition to install Fedora 15. I chose the option to install fedora on any free space, so it should have installed on the empty partition. ...
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How to remove Windows Vista bootloader?

I just removed Windows Vista from my computer by simply formatting the partition (as described here). But - as I guessed - this does not change anything with the Bootloader. So, when I start Windows, ...
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Cannot access Ubuntu 10/04 after reinstalling Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: No GRUB after re-installing windows Windows 7 upgrade and Grub boot loader I had Windows Vista Home Premium on HP pavilion desktop. I partitioned the disk for Ubuntu ...
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Restoring any kind of Boot Loader to a non-booting multi-partition Vista/XP machine

I have a Dell 1210 laptop that was dual booting Vista (80Gig Primary Partition) with XP (20Gig partition). I recently used GParted to try and shrink the Vista Partition size and increase the XP ...
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How can I set my bootloader to load my primary (C:) partition?

I created 4 partitions and want to use them to have seperate Windows XP, Windows 7, (possibly) Windows Vista installations, and "WinDummy" (to test applications in Vista, XP or another OS). I used ...