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For some reason when you installed Ubuntu grub didn't install right. You will want grub since it will easily let you select Ubuntu or windows. Here's a guide on how to install grub.


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Let me address the "why" part. One of the reasons for a modern OS is to allow multiple programs (processes) to run at the same time on a system. If you want to do this safely, the following needs to happen: You probably (unless you have special needs) don't want to divvy up the RAM in the system in a fixed fashion - e.g. 256MB fixed per process - limits ...


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Sorry if I am resurrecting this thread, but I thought maybe this might be helpful to others. Your problem may be that your boot options are fine, but your bootmgr has a timeout set to 0. This will cause your bootmgr to appear to be skipped as it will choose your {default} boot option right away. Same applies as above. You will need to get to a command ...


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You can use the Offline NT Password & Registry Editor (chntpw) bootdisk, or since you have Linux installed already simply use the static linked binaries instead. Be sure to read the documentation and walkthrough first.


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Windows boot files are either on active partition in case of MBR disk or on EFI System Partition in case of GPT disk. A. In the case of UEFI boot and GPT disk you can delete the partition of the OS you want to remove without problem. A.1. If the OS to be removed is Windows - you have to delete also the corresponding BCD entry for loading that OS. A.2. ...


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Uninstalling any one OS in dual boot system can be done simple. Have a look on uninstall windows 7 on a multiboot system


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To use GPT, your Windows must boot in (U)EFI mode. Normally Windows install DVDs are dual-boot (both legacy BIOS and EFI supported). When you set you boot device to DVD, your BIOS starts with legacy boot method (red book). But if BIOS finds that DVD is UEFI-bootable, it should add another entry to boot menu that will allow this. To boot with (U)EFI, you ...


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Not directly an answer to your question but related: As far as I know Windows needs to be on the first two partitions - one small SYSTEM_RESERVED and the windows main partition. About your question: I'd go with this as I would with installing All this on a normal hard drive, not using fancy tools like unetbootin or something. I guess this would give you most ...


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I would recommend one of my favorite tools, YUMI. Look it up, it uses GRUB, has a nice GUI, and supports tons of operating systems. http://www.pendrivelinux.com/yumi-multiboot-usb-creator/



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