thank you all. the only that I wiped out every thing now and I have installed XP back. See, I have not had these problem with Ubuntu and Kubuntu Live CD;s,and I was able to boot from both.
Originally Posted by jiml8
there needs to be an entry in /boot/grub/menu.lst to boot Windows XP. Take a look at that file, and print it out here so we can look at it.
Also print out the results of fdisk -l
Also print out the contents of /boot/grub/device.map (if it exists).