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Ubuntu boot loader not auto detecting Win 7

Hi

My favourite Linux install is Ubuntu which every time previously has automatically detected any Windows OS also on the drive.

I wanted to try something different this time and have installed Ubuntu Studio which I have configured up and running fine.

There is one problem - my Windows 7 install which is on another partition is not being automatically detected by the Grub Boot loader in Linux.

What shall I do?

Partition Table is thus:-

I Have a IDE laptop 320 GB hard drive split 4 ways :-

/dev/sda1 Vista Recovery Partition 11GB NTFS
/dev/sda2 Ubuntu Studio 107GB EXT4
/dev/sda3 My Documents And Data Partition 105GB NTFS
/dev/sda4 Windows 7 Install (not being auto-detected) 83GB NTFS

The Ubuntu Disk Utility detects all of the above partitions so they are definitely present; just the problem is with Grub not detecting my Windows 7 install so I can't dual boot at the moment.

Thanks for your help!

Philip Anderson
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Fabio MarzoccaFreelancerCommented:
Just add the correct entry in grub:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1268809
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PhilipAndersonAuthor Commented:
Hi

Thanks for this!

Regards

Philip

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