i have installed Ubuntu using Wubi in windows if i format the hd i could loose my installed Ubuntu

Asked by rajsh on 2009-04-06

I have installed Ubuntu in windows now i want to format windows to install fresh copy . Could this remove Ubuntu.

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Guillermo Belli
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rajsh (algebraj-y) said : #1

Sorry I type wrong message the statement is write.

Best Guillermo Belli (glock24) said : #2

Reinstalling Windows will not overwrite or delete Ubuntu, unless you format any of Ubuntu's partitions. Resintalling windows will overwrite the boot loader (grub) though, so you will have to reinstall it in order to access your Linux installation again.

This may help you:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RecoveringUbuntuAfterInstallingWindows

http://www.supergrubdisk.org/

rajsh (algebraj-y) said : #3

Thanks Guillermo Belli, that solved my question.