View Full Version : [ubuntu] Problem with installing windows 7 after installing Ubuntu 10.10

February 27th, 2011, 12:53 PM
im new in this Ubuntu field.before this my computer operate with Windows 7 and yesterday i try install ubuntu 1010 in my system but after install it for the 3rd times i cant boot in to my windows neither do ubuntu....so i try it for the 4th times and i choose to wipe off my first partition which have the windows in it. so i manage to install ubuntu now but the problems is i cant get back to my windows because i cant install it from the cd/dvd....please help me from step by step how to install windows 7 after install ubuntu. i already do a search at google but nothing happen to my system so far.:confused:

February 27th, 2011, 04:08 PM
You need to install windows first.

pick one...



February 27th, 2011, 04:47 PM
Are you installing from a full install CD/DVD or a recovery DVD? If a full install you need a primary NTFS partition with the boot flag. If it is a recovery disk it will just overwrite entire drive.

Older but discusses the issues, reinstall grub2, not other alternatives:
http://apcmag.com/how_to_dualboot_vista_with_linux_linux_is_already_ installed.htm
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WindowsDualBoot#Installing%20Windows%20After%20Ubu ntu

How to restore the Ubuntu/XP/Vista/7 bootloader (Updated for Ubuntu 9.10)
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