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"install alongside windows" deleted, possibly erased windows partition

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http://ubuntuforums.org – After previous installation failures(described further below), I finally had the option to install ubuntu alongside windows. I proceeded with that, and upon boot, there were no partitions found. Using a livedisk, i ran boot-repair, and now grub shows up, giving me the option to boot into ubuntu. Previously, my 1TB hard drive had this layout: partition 1: 100mb system reserved p2: 850gb NTFS, windows partition p3: 8.5 gb free space p4: 140gb linux filesystem, with an older installation of ubuntu It booted straight into windows 7. no grub, even though ubuntu was installed to part4. After the (Hardware)