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Old 04-24-2008, 09:02 AM   #1
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Need to restore the MBR's GRUB after reinstallign Win XP

I haven't done it yet, just it's a plan before I do so, but I'd like to know how should I or could I restore the GRUB at the MBR after the Win XP will have reinstalled and get back the good old GRUB system launcher menu?

I'm asking this because there was not just once I had to reinstall my Linux when I installed the Win XP because seems like it had overwrited the MBR's informations.
Old 04-24-2008, 10:22 AM   #2
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as you use ubuntu there is a nice howto on their own forums
Old 04-24-2008, 11:29 AM   #3
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Here's a site about using Grub on Ubuntu with pretty much anything to do with Grub/Ubuntu
Old 09-27-2009, 10:34 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by yancek View Post
Here's a site about using Grub on Ubuntu with pretty much anything to do with Grub/Ubuntu
The site has relocated to


grub, launch, linux, mbr, system, win, xp

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