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#1
Howdy!  So, I installed a dual-boot setup (Win 7/Ubuntu 11.04) and it has been jamming along nicely for a while.  Then Windows started slowing down, and as I've had this setup for over a year now, it was high time to do a little spring cleaning.  So I reinstalled Windows 7.  And it works like new, if not better!

But the selection screen for "Choose an OS" doesn't show up anymore.  Now, looking at the drive from the Windows side of it, it seems to be respecting the partition that Ubuntu created when it first installed.  It shows the original amount I gave it, and it doesn't even seem to detect a parition beyond that.  It acts like a normal 500 GB HDD, on a 1 TB HDD.

So I booted Ubuntu from a disk, and it shows two distinct drives; OS (which referred to Windows) and the one that has Ubuntu on it (I even tried accessing the 'root' folder, and as I didn't have admin priveliges, because I wasn't technically signed in, it wouldn't let me).  But the size was the same; there was about 468 GB of unused space on that partition, which is consistent with still having Ubuntu installed.

I took a poke at the BIOS; it shows a boot order, but nothing more detailed than that, just a "Samsung HDD."  I took a poke at the only other key option to press during startup (My two choices were F2 and F12) and it brought me to a boot selection screen which only included Windows.

Short of reinstalling the whole shebang, what else should I do?
#2
Howdy,

      I have a junk desktop laying around that's been running Windows XP (dunno which SP it has) and it's positively infested with viruses.  It's lousy with them.  Of course, the guy who gave it to me would dearly love to save whatever data's on it, and destroy any and all viruses.  Luckily, I have the original windows install disk, but without resorting to drastic measures just yet,  and having no backups on file, I would like to try and delete the virus.

     Now, someone in a yahoo chat-room suggested installing Xubuntu to a disk. . . and that's as far as I got with them before I got distracted with other things.  Having done a little digging, further proof that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, and that the world is full of dangerous amateurs such as myself, I got the hair-brained notion this person intended on using Xubuntu, and perhaps in conjunction with some antiviral software (in this case, I selected SUPERAntiSpyware for starters) to rid the computer of any Internet-born bacterium. 

     So I tried installing the program on my *working* desktop, just as a "proof of concept" if you will, and this is the error that crops up when I try to install SAS:

Archive:  /tmp/SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
[/tmp/SUPERAntiSpyware.exe]
  End-of-central-directory signature not found.  Either this file is not
  a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive.  In the
  latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on
  the last disk(s) of this archive.
zipinfo:  cannot find zipfile directory in one of /tmp/SUPERAntiSpyware.exe or
          /tmp/SUPERAntiSpyware.exe.zip, and cannot find /tmp/SUPERAntiSpyware.exe.ZIP, period.

     Can anyone direct me further?  It would be greatly appreciated.