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

Ian Betteridge ian at ianbetteridge.co.uk
Wed Feb 25 10:59:15 GMT 2009


Yep, but worth a reminder - I'd forgotten! :)

On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 9:56 AM, Alan Pope <alan at popey.com> wrote:

> 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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