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Need help. Might lose data

Discussion in 'Linux and Unix' started by ghost219, Oct 17, 2018.

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  1. ghost219

    ghost219 Thread Starter

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    Hi
    So I needed up pretty bad
    I wanted to install Ubuntu on a bootable drive and for that i made a bootable USB with Ubuntu installation disk on it. I booted from the usb and reached the installation screen. There were 3 options
    1. Erase the drive and lose my data and install
    2. Keep the data and install
    3. Selective by me
    I clicked on the first option thinking that it'll only erase the usb stick. Turns out it showed me the drives that would be formatted before proceeding and it included my primary hdd. So I didn't proceed and went back. But when I reached here it wouldn't show me the second option anymore. So I clicked the 3rd and installed it on a separate drive. But now I can't boot into Windows anymore. Infact it doesn't even show me my hdd as a bootable drive. Please help me.
     
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    You have multiple hard drives and installed Ubuntu on a different drive from Windows? And now you can boot into Ubuntu but there is no option to boot into Windows? If 'yes' to both questions search for "Grub2 config." One, or more of the first "hits" should explain how to create a dual boot.
     
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