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The Unofficial Ubuntu Starter Guide
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Q: How to add Windows entry into GRUB menu?

  1. Read General Notes
  2. Read How to list partition tables?
  3. e.g. Assumed that /dev/hda1 is the location of Windows partition
  4. sudo cp /boot/grub/menu.lst /boot/grub/menu.lst_backup
    sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst
  5. Append the following lines at the end of file
    title		Microsoft Windows
    root		(hd0,0)
    savedefault
    makeactive
    chainloader	+1
  6. Save the edited file (sample)
The Unofficial Ubuntu Starter Guide
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