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Old 12-12-2003, 02:41 AM   #1
pinpalsapu
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How do i boot back to Windows


I installed Mandrake 9.2 with a hitch, but now it only boots to Linux, how do I boot back into Windows XP? In the startup it doesnt ask if I want Linux or Windows, just automaticaly boots to Linux. How can I boot back to Windows?
 
Old 12-12-2003, 03:18 AM   #2
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Check this.
 
Old 12-13-2003, 08:07 AM   #3
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This worked for me once in this same situation,
throw a windows 98 startup disk into the the floppy drive and reboot.
At the a: prompt type "fdisk -mbr" (without quotes)

Take out the floppy and reboot, windows will boot if it is still there.
 
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