[ubuntu-uk] A quick warning if you're trying out Windows 7

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Wed Feb 25 09:56:25 GMT 2009


2009/2/25 Ian Betteridge <ian at ianbetteridge.co.uk>:
> First, it merrily wipes your master boot record, which means you'll need to
> reinstall GRUB to get access to your Ubuntu install. This can be done from
> the LiveCD (google "reinstalling grub ubuntu" to find out the full details.)
>

This is actually not news. Windows has always tramped all over the MBR
not caring for whatever other OS there might be on the box.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RecoveringUbuntuAfterInstallingWindows

Cheers,
Al.



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