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Old 12-09-2009, 09:25 PM   #1
harish4linux
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How to recover Fedora 12 after installing Windows 7


I have installed Fedora 12 then updated all the packages, after that my windows got some problem due to viruses, so i reinstalled Windows 7 then i lost my grub loader

So please help me in recover my Fedora 12 with out reinstalling it again with the grub recover tools.

i tried to recover grub, but i cant do it

Thanks in advance
 
Old 12-09-2009, 09:40 PM   #2
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here's a spot to read how

The following link will tell you how to fix it even though it said win xp it will work also try installing clam a/v in linux to scan win for bugs and such it's free<br>
<a href="http://ranacse05.wordpress.com/2008/01/12/grub-recovery-after-installing-windows-xp/">click here to find out </a>

Last edited by xenophed; 12-09-2009 at 09:49 PM. Reason: forgot link
 
Old 12-09-2009, 11:23 PM   #3
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When installing windows, it will overwrite your master boot record without asking you or informing you. You just need to re-install Grub to the master boot record. You can load your Fedora (or any Linux) CD and enter a terminal as root and run the command: fdisk -l (lower case Letter L) and post the output of your partition information here and someone will be able to tell you what you need to enter.

Another option would be to download the supergrubdisk and use it to restore grub.
 
  


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