Ubuntu - Win7 Dualboot Failure?

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http://askubuntu.com – I switched back to Windows 7 for a while after installing and using Ubuntu 12.04 on a regular basis. I decided to reinstall Ubuntu using a flash drive I had used for it last time. The flash drive I am using is a Verbatim 16GB, with a 2GB FAT16 partition I made to use install Ubuntu. The problem occurred when I installed Ubuntu alongside Win7. After installing "successfully", I rebooted my computer without my flash drive in and was expecting to be greeted by a boot menu asking whether or not I wanted to boot in to Windows 7 or Ubuntu. Instead, I was greeted by a black screen with a blinking u (HowTos)