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I'm brand new to linux. Tonight I've had a few different problems. The first being I installed linux before windows and couldn't get into linux. Then, I got pissed and reinstalled linux. I chose to use grub, rather than lilo. Now, as you may guess, I can't boot into windows. Anyone know a quick, painless way to edit whatever file it is I need to edit so I can dual boot? Or, better yet feel like ICQ'ing of AIM'ing me and walking me through it?
I don't want to spread my newbiness everywhere. I'll keep it to this thread, if at all possible. Anyway, I've got two ntfs drives i want access to in linux. Someone mentioned something about having to download the rpm and then end up re-compiling my kernel. As you may have also guessed, I've never done either. Never downloaded and installed an rpm and certainly never compiled a kernel. Any suggestions on what I want to do?