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Old 04-06-2009, 01:28 PM   #16
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Duck2008, From reading this tutorial it would seem that one (the) reason grub didn't work is because I am using NTFS not FAT32 on the Windows drive. That's interesting.
 
Old 04-06-2009, 05:44 PM   #17
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On recommendation in tutorial suggested by Duck2008 above I ran chkdsk /r on the Windows drive. It found and fixed some errors. I then booted using the grub syntax provided by Junior Hacker above and it worked. All I need to do now is make these changes permanent and the problem should be solved.

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