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Old 10-06-2006, 07:26 PM   #1
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Adding Vista to an already installed Linux machine (dual boot)


is this possible? i have a separate harddrive ready to have vista installed on it. my ubuntu is on /dev/sda and my vista would go on sdb. how will i manage to add vista? i read that installing windows will erase my GRUB.. but would this still happen if it's on another hard drive?
 
Old 10-06-2006, 07:38 PM   #2
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Yes, it will erase the MBR. To fix it, all you need to restore grub is a linux LiveCD. Boot the liveCD and follow the steps in section B5 of this post. Of course, change /dev/hda4 to the appropriate partition.
 
Old 10-06-2006, 07:49 PM   #3
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thank you. i will try this.
 
  


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