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I have Windows XP and Ubuntu 9.10 installed on my Laptop.
I had no problem for about one month. But suddenly last
night when I turned on my laptop, before appearring the
boot menu from which I could select XP or Ubuntu, the computer
I could only see the word "GRUB" on the screen and then it
Would it be possible for someone to help me in this matter?
Did you try the steps from the link I posted earlier? The step indicated as (hard way) is the manual re-installation from CD/DVD. If you have the CD/DVD of Ubuntu at hand you can boot into a Live session and perform the steps as indicated in that tutorial to fix/reinstall GRUB2.
The starting point is in the paragraph that says Hard way: Manual fix from live CD of the chapter 8 of the link I posted:
You will need a live CD that ships with GRUB 2, like Ubuntu or Kubuntu. Boot into the live session, mount the hard disk and install GRUB 2 to the MBR.
Just put the LiveCD of Ubuntu in the CD drive and boot from that, then enter a Live Session (Starts Ubuntu without even looking at your hard drive), and then execute the commands as listed in the tutorial. It's just reading and executing, nothing more.