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but of course the grub isn't actually installed in windows per se, but at the MBR (major boot record).
Id suspect, without really knowing much, that you may have to fire up your windows with the disc get it to do a repair i.e. repair the mbr with the windows boot loader and do another "repair" of the grub - sorry, I can't say how, but that's off the "top of my head" (which hasn't got much hair and is usually pretty empty )
Originally posted by styggentorsken . . .
I have tried to repair my XP installation, but nothing happened, just the same grub screen.
Maybe I didn't do it the right way? I hope I don't need to format my windows partition.
I think what I need to do is to remove grub from MBR. Then repair XP and then reinstall GRUB without "setup (hd0,0)" this time.
The problem is... How do I remove grub from (hd0) and/or (hd0,0)?
You need to boot from your Win XP install disk, and get to the repair command consol (sorry, forgotten what they call it, one of the options when you select "repair"). When you get the DOS command prompt, enter "HELP MBR" (again, this is from memory. If I'm wrong, just "help" to list all the commands, and look for one with MBR in it. Perhaps it was "FIXMBR". )
When you find it, enter the command and it should write a new copy of the Windows MBR to the HD.