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    Ubuntu x64 and windows7x64 dual boot, grub2 failure

    FIX update FYI for any others, i was having a issue with grub 2 due to i made partions for boot, root, and swap, so the Easy bcd was not figuring it out or something, i reinstalled grub via the alternate install cd for ubuntu then repair disk for winblows and BAM all good now.
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    Ubuntu x64 and windows7x64 dual boot, grub2 failure

    Nope, no luck the "grub is not installed to the mbr" is not a option when you select the grub two. I can use that option when selecting grub legacy but that dont help since im using 10.10 and it uses EXT4 :( *bangs head on wall* Addendum: When i get off work (working 12hour, network...
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    Ubuntu x64 and windows7x64 dual boot, grub2 failure

    HA HA love you guru, helping me again. I hope its that simple and i will feel sorta dumb but as long as it works. I am at work now then get off in a hour and will go to gym, then will go home and shower and then test this and post my findings. Thanks again guru *props*
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    cloned drive, lost dual-bootability

    ~ Windows Genuine Advantage ..... the exe that checks if your copy is legit or not. Anytime you do a change to the DMI on the motherboard, drive clone, and sometimes editing the MBR or windows restore , and few others it will want you to check if you copy is legit. I think windows 7 will let...
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    Grub 2 wiping Easy BCD after Grub update

    It sounds like when installing ubuntu 2nd your are overlapping the MBR with the windows boot loader. You should be able to use the repair disk and then when fix you can config easybcd edit and should be fine?
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    cloned drive, lost dual-bootability

    PS every time i use windows backup or acronis I have to rerun WGA, thats pretty normal with a re-image. Also in windows 7 I had to install FROM inside windows xp to make it keep the correct drive letters.
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    Ubuntu x64 and windows7x64 dual boot, grub2 failure

    Ok ill try to keep it short and sweet. I installed xp pro x86 , then windows 7, and then ubuntu 10.10 x64 EXT4. *extra info* I am now seeing the windows boot loader via the repair disk and bootrec /fixboot commands (thank you neosmart forums) I was able to get in and use the Easy bcd...
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    XP Not working

    show me You can see on far left the drive layout, (and its the same on all) also on the drive manager you can see the drives and i forgot to put up boot.ini mbr, stuff DEFAULT OS winblowz vista 64bit winblowz vista 32bit microshaft xp pro Ubuntu x64 2.8 TB's network drives, virtual...
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    XP Not working

    takes a bow NP glad i could help...... took a while to figue out and kindof complex problem so was very hard to find help...... GLAD TO HELP :D ill check in here and there and also try to help in other threads in my free time and ill try to answer any questions
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    XP Not working

    OK this is the end all fix kids for me with 8 local HHD's and a quad boot, and many network drives and many virtual drives (bout as complex as it gets) and if you have OCD like me and want them all to be the same letters in each this is how its done ok every where everyone say start with...
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    Triple boot setup. XP/Ubuntu/OS X

    that fixed it *ego feeding comment inserted here* PROPS :) its now giving some other error but boots........... LOL so who cares right THANKS i think i need to edit my grub to NOT have all the other OS's on it............
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    Triple boot Ubuntu/XP/Vista

    just needed to read more I think i was having same issue, and this fixed it THANK YOU i didnt know what that option was.............:D
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    Triple boot setup. XP/Ubuntu/OS X

    me 2..... i had same issue and thanks to your guys app i have not working OS's of V32 V64, and XP pro........ but i installed in order, XP, ubuntu, then V64bit then 32 bit and it. all load BUT ubuntu. i followed Step 1 Launch EasyBCD and go to the "Add/Remove Entries" page: Step 2...
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    XP Not working

    ya ill put up a screen shot later and you will see why...... and yes if you have as many drives as i do and do as much stuff (running vm stations and websites) then ya you would want to mimize confusion....... lol you have to just start with 64bit
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    XP Not working

    white flag.... so im ganna try a few more things but if all else fails im ganna just format em all and do it from scratch just so they are all the same letters..... (ya im that ocd bout it) unless anyone knows any otherway ......:scared: