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  • Read this:
    [url]http://arcfn.com/2009/11/notes-on-dual-booting-windows-7-and.html[/url]

    Answered by kunal
    5 years ago
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  • The article linked is great, I went with a simple solution, I run a Linux machine with a Windows 7 virtual machine, mostly for DRM issues.

    Answered by wuboyblue
    5 years ago
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  • In my experience Windows in general is unfriendly to anything not windows. When you installed Windows 7 it either formatted over your linux partition or it is simply ignoring your linux partition all together on boot up. What i have had to do in the past is install something like partition manager or boot magic which will recognize the bootable partitions despite what windows says.

    Answered by bjcoco
    5 years ago
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  • installing windows over linux damages the bootloader.you have to update the bootloader.most linux distros( eg fedora) offer bootloader updating functionality.what distro are you using?

    Answered by Manothi
    5 years ago
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  • I was using Ubuntu 9.10, I know that its still on my laptop because I tried to re-install then canceled.

    Answered by dthomas816
    5 years ago
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  • Is the linux partitions already there ? Has your Vista installation wiped the whole disk ?

    Answered by ben
    5 years ago
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