I have a Vista/Ubuntu dual boot set up (with Grub to manage it). I am about to upgrade from vista home basic 32 bit to windows 7 ultimate. Before I do though- I want to make sure that this will not mess with my boot loader.
I have a multi-boot system with windows and openSuse. The boot loader is from Suse and the menu worked fine. Today I installed Scientific Linux and am having trouble with the boot loader. The SL install is on a different drive than the windows and Suse.
Just a few days ago..
I dual booted opensuse along with vista.
I installed opensuse in extended partition, with grub and gave the option as "boot from extended partition".
Now everything is fine..
im able to boot into suse as well as vista..
after trying Ubuntu from Live CD, I've decided to install it:
I partitioned the HD where my Vista installation is by shrinking it on Vista, and I've left the space empty without formatting it; then I've used the live CD to install Ubuntu (12.04), which seemed to complete fine.
At boot no GRUB requester happens and Vista boots regularly, whereas from its disk management tool the empty space I had