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Restore GRUB after Windows installation (Arch Linux)

After installing Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on a machine running Arch Linux the MBR became rewritten (I do not think GRUB has been uninstalled). Arch is now unbootable except if I use the live-CD to boot, ...
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1answer
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Is a symmetric dual booting Windows/Ubuntu box possible?

I will soon have a dual booting development machine, with Windows on one HDD and Ubuntu on the other. They will be configured such that when booted as Windows the IP address is 10.0.0.2 and when ...
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4answers
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Booting a native Windows install in Virtualbox: is it possible?

I am looking for something similiar to Bootcamp. Currently, I run Ubuntu Maveric as my primary operating system and run Windows 7 in Virtualbox. For some tasks, however, running Windows virtualized ...
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1answer
305 views

Recovering Ubuntu 9.10 /Windows 7 dual boot with Wubi

I had installed Ubuntu 9.10 /Windows 7 dual boot with Wubi. I had no issues for about 9 months, and then after having to do a force reboot after ubuntu got hunng, and never goes past boot-up. On ...
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1answer
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I have two ubuntu OSes and am going to install WIndows 7. What will go wrong and how do i fix it?

I have ubuntu8 and ubuntu10 on my system, and want to also install windows 7. i have read that i need to first install windows and then ubuntu etc, but i currently have ubuntu first. once i install ...
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3answers
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how to share the same domain machine account with multi-boot workgroup Windows setup?

Having read in http://support.microsoft.com/kb/154501/EN-US/ (How to disable automatic machine account password changes): "You have two separate installations of Windows NT or Windows 2000 on ...
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1answer
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howto install dual boot: Windows server 2003, 2008?

Have dedicated partition for each OS. But W2K8 creates a "system partition" which gets overwritten during subsequent windows 2003 install. how to plan the install, so that both can co-exist?
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1answer
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Removing Windows Server 2008 Boot loader

I'm using XP in my machine. I installed Windows Server 2008 as a second OS using dual boot. But i want to remove Windows Server 2008 and install Windows Server 2003. My greatest problem is to remove ...
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4answers
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How to fix a Windows installation to be bootable again?

I have a server that had Windows 2000 on the C drive and WIndows 2003 on the D drive with dual-boot. I then formatted C and installed Windows 2008 on that partition, and now when I boot up it boots ...
4
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2answers
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Why does Ubuntu 9.04 reset my Windows clock?

I've got a rig with 2 hard drives. I've put Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) on one of the drives and Windows Vista SP2 runs on the other drive. I went with this approach rather than dual boot since I wanted to ...
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4answers
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Linux/Windows dual boot

I have a system running Ubuntu 9 and would like to install Windows 7 RC on it in a dual-boot configuration. Is there a way to make Windows play nice with grub or am I going to have to install Ubuntu ...
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How can I add an existing OS install to the Windows Vista boot manager?

I had Windows Server 2003 installed on my primary hard drive. I then added a new hard drive and formatted/installed Windows Vista on the new hard drive. The old drive with Windows Server 2003 is still ...