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Old 02-26-2008, 02:25 AM   #1
ram_0887
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help me to recover data


hi,
I recently installed ubuntu on windows xp & now i am not able to boot in windows xp.
When i boot it directly starts ubuntu & windows xp is not there in the grub boot list.
Please help me to get windows xp back & data stored on it.
Is there way to recover data stored on it or to recover partion used in xp.
Plese email me at ramesh.wetkoli@gmail.com
Please.............help me.

Last edited by ram_0887; 02-26-2008 at 02:36 AM.
 
Old 02-26-2008, 02:57 AM   #2
NoahT1BM
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Distribution: Mandriva One 2008.1, Vector 5.8 SOHO, Knoppix 5.1.1
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Try running Knoppix from it's live CD.
in Konqueror go to /boot/grub and open menu.lst.
in the end of the file you should find:

Code:
title Windows
root (hd0,0)
makeactive
chainloader +1
It is this code that GRUB uses to start windows.
You can also read this thread for more help:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hooter-237511/

Last edited by NoahT1BM; 02-26-2008 at 03:08 AM.
 
  


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