How to install WIn7 With XP+UBUNTU installed

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  1. gopi_vbboy

    gopi_vbboy New Member

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    hi guys,

    i actually want to try win7 keeping my existing (xp+ubuntu ) combination.Currently i have GRUB bootloader to select b/w xp and ubuntu.So i want to install win7 and want to configure bootloader to add all three os for selection.

    i have the following partitions-
    *C XP-Primary-90gb--->XP
    *D NTFS-primary-60gb---->HERE I HAVE DATA

    =>*E NTFS-primary-20gb-->HERE I WANT TO INSTALL WIN7

    *Logicals Partitons
    -NTFS-logical-20gb--->FREE
    -ext3-logical-20gb--->UBUNTU



    SO if i install in WIN7 in E -->primary NTF one....how can i add other OS to bootloader or howw do i configure GRUB....i think grub will go missing after i install WIN7....so pls help me reg how to configure the bootloader in this case
     
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    why don`t you install ubuntu inside windows xp and then install win 7 over it??
     
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    No i got it...i installed win7 ...it automatically had BOOTMGR woth 7 &XP....then used grub setup command in live cd...now i have Ubuntu 9.1+Win
     
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    Nice way to solve the problem.
     
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