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Hello, ill keep it short i tried to install Mint as second OS on my windows 7 laptop. I created a USB stick that instead of the ISO had the ...
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    Unhappy Dual boot attempt failed, cant boot main OS


    Hello, ill keep it short i tried to install Mint as second OS on my windows 7 laptop. I created a USB stick that instead of the ISO had the operating system installed on it. I booted the stick and now i cant reach my Windows OS anymore and i can only boot my laptop on the mint OS with the USB stick plugged in. Can i fix this in any way ?

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    If you had a full installation on a usb stick rather than an installation CD iso, you must have had to change the boot priority in the BIOS to boot from the usb stick. Change it back to boot from the hard drive. Remove the usb stick before booting. If you have tried doing this already, you will have to give more detail on what you did as simply booting a Mint system from a flash is not going to have any affect on your hard drive OS Did you put Mint on the usb? How, what method/software did you use?

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