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Old 12-22-2007, 06:55 PM   #1
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Exclamation Grub menu problem?????but diferent from usual ones.


hey friends,
My friend bought a brand new harddisk 250Gb and installed WinXP on C: and make other partitons using XP partioner too..
so xp made 1 primary and other partitons logical which includes

e: for vista
f: my data1
g: mydata2
h: swap 4 linux
i: ubuntu.

i then installed Vista in e: and ubuntu in i:
now grub is insatlled in Mbr and it is showind 2 options:
1)UBUNTU
2)other OS

on entering 2)
again two options r comin winxp and vista..

now my prblem is that i want all of three through grub menu..

how is it possible.

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Old 12-22-2007, 10:06 PM   #2
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You can't - Vista updated the XP loader. You have only one Windoze loader you can choose (from grub) - within that you get to choose between XP and Vista (see boot.ini).
Blame M$oft.
 
Old 12-23-2007, 05:35 AM   #3
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suppose i have windows xp installed first the how can i install vista widout affecting bootloader of XP since vista automatically does multibooting in windows.
 
  


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