Restoring GRUB after the installation of Windows-based operating systems

Date Tags Linux

As you might have already experienced (why else would you care to read this post?), the installation of Windows-flavoured operating systems kills existing bootloaders (like GRUB), so you won't be able to boot other OSes from your hard drive any longer. If you are using GRUB, you can attempt to restore the situation before the Windows installation by grabbing a live CD of some Linux distribution and by performing the following actions.

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