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(Solved) - Windows 7 Ubuntu 12.10 dual boot

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  • Started 1 year ago by Marksheet
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Marksheet
Marksheet
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Okay so I dual booted my computer with Windows 7 and Ubuntu as per the steps given here... I can boot into ubuntu fine. But when I try to bbot into Windows, it shows "A disk read error occured... Press ctrl-alt-del to restart

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whs
whs
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You have to add the Windows 7 bootmgr to the Grub. Maybe with easyBCD.

http://techienetizen.blogspot......-with.html

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Marksheet
Marksheet
Posts: 70

Thanks whs, but I've tried that method earlier. The problem is, in order to use EasyBCD, you need to successfully boot into Windows 7,which I can't. Any other ideas ? Should I use my Windows 7 disk to repair and boot into windows then run EasyBCD ? Will it work ?

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whs
whs
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Or run EasyBCD from a bootable flash drive: http://rufus.akeo.ie/ You'd need another PC to set it up.

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Marksheet
Marksheet
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Didn't work...

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Marksheet
Marksheet
Posts: 70

Finally found the solution over here. Now both OS up and running !! Thanks whs for your comments...

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whs
whs
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You are welcome. Slick solution that I would never have known. Thanks for posting that.

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