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I installed Ubuntu with Win Xp access still available. When on my operating system choice page, when I click on Win XP Media Center all I get is a blinking cursor. If I choose Win NT, it does a system restore. How do I access Window XP Media Center?
When you installed Ubuntu, where did you install it to? Did you shrink your XP partition to make room on your disk, define the space recovered as a new partition then install it there?
The "Windows NT" partition is obviously your XP recovery partition, does it re-install XP over Ubuntu?
Welcome to Linux Questions, I think we probably need to know a bit more about what you did, how you organised your disk and what version of Ubuntu you're using.
I believe I defined the space recovered as a new partition then installed it there.
When I do the NT Partition, it goes through the recovery process and when I start the computer, the same situation
occurs. I have 4 options, I believe but only Ubuntu and Windows NT do anything.
Thank you so much for your reply.
When I do the NT Partition, it goes through the recovery process
You mean it re-installs Windows? This is what a recovery partition would be used for.
If you used an Ubuntu Live CD you should be able to boot from it and use GParted to check how many partitions you have on your disk and how they're organised. I reckon you should have 3 if it's as you say.
I'm not sure what you are asking me to do. When I start my computer, I can only get into Ubuntu
From which file do I find Linux or a DOS Command or something to get me into fdisk-1 or cat/boot/grub/grub.conf?
I apologize if I sound like a Newbie but I have used Windows since 1985 and am lost with Ubuntu