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Re: [tlug] problem with MBR

On 06/04/2010 02:18 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> Jon Povey writes:
>  > On 04/06/2010 04:27, Deepika Ghuriani wrote:
>  > > ->Get the MBR fixed and make the system dual boot.
>  > 
>  > An old, old trick, may not help so much these days, but:
>  > 
>  > - boot from a DOS floppy (!)
>  > - > fdisk /mbr
> I don't think you want to do that with a post-XP Windows system,
> though.  You need to keep a copy of the Windows MBR.

You need to setup grub to recognize both windows and Linux installs.
You could do this using a Linux boot CD, but if you are squeamish about
dealing with grub, you might be better to reinstall Ubuntu and let it
setup grub.  Maybe someone using Ubuntu could advise.


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