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Tri-boot using Grub2


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#1 Night Train

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 10:26 PM

Recently I decided I was going to install Windows 8 in order to test it out. After doing so my HDD was partitioned in the following manner:

SDA1    NTFS    Windows 7
SDA2    NTFS    Windows 8
SDA5    EXT4    Linux(Ubuntu)
SDA6    Logical Linux Swap

I plan on using Grub2 as a bootloader. The issue I'm running into is I'm not sure how to have two separate entries for Windows 7 and Windows 8.

When Windows 8 was installed it overwrote the Windows 7 Bootloader with its own. Currently the only way to get into Windows 7 is to go through the Windows 8 bootloader.

I need to find a way to move the Windows 8 bootloader to the correct partition, and recreate the Windows 7 bootloader. I know how to do the latter, but am not sure how to do the first.

I am using Grub Customizer so I can easily create entries for the Grub menu.

Edited by Night Train, 31 October 2012 - 10:26 PM.


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