I opted to install Kubuntu through WinXP.
Wait! Do you mean to say that you have installed kubuntu as an application within Windows?!
OPs other thread
details issues arising from an install of Kubuntu - in that thread you say that the install went with no problems. In this one you say that there were problems. Which is it?
Having failed to get a fix inside one day, OP gives up
. This sort of thing is frustrating for people who are trying to help you. We barely get a chance to figure anything out and you are gone! I'd have liked to have been able to help, but I'm in a different time zone.