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    Dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04

    done that, works perfectly. I am using ubuntu right now :) thanks
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    Dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04

    er.. no it didnt. I added the ubuntu entry, then overwrote the mbr using easybcd, and ubuntu didnt boot... but luckily windows did. I left the box about the bootsector blank... this might be the problem :/ anyway I deleted the ubuntu partitions, so now they are 'free space' again. This is what...
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    Dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04

    there isnt a grub2 option :( will use grub, then do everything else and report back... thanks
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    Dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04

    I've had another idea: could I just install using 'largest continuous free space' then on the screen before install, hit 'advanced' and just uncheck the 'install boot loader' checkbox, then when it reboots straight back into 7, use easybcd to add ubuntu to the boot menu? Would this work? Thanks :)
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    Dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04

    right. thanks for your quick reply :)
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    Dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04

    Hi, I am trying to dual boot linux with 7... with windows installed first, keeping the windows 7 boot manager in control. I heard about easybcd from a friend and decided to use it... I looked into the documentation, and was planning on following this tutorial, but had problems with step 3 as...
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