I first started with Vista install, then install Ubuntu, pretty much with default settings. Then I discovered I couldn't boot Vista.
Fixed by using Vista recovery CD. Go to Command Prompt and type
(more details at AusCoder)
Then use Ubuntu CD to boot up and install grub. Then boot back to Vista, and get EasyBCD. Add linux partition. I need to use the grubless option (check -Grub isn't installed- option) to finally get it to work.
These are the guides that were helpful to me:
A key point is to not overwrite boot-loader thing of Vista when installing Ubuntu. So make sure to put the grub to the Ubuntu partition.
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