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Old 06-14-2005, 10:19 AM   #1
lereisch
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Windows 98 was lost when Linux 9 was installed. The partition was properly created.


Cannot boot to my windows 98 partition. It boots only to my Red Hat Linux 9. Can I add Windows 98 to my GRUB boot loader so I can get to the portion of my harddrive which contans my windows 98 system and files?
 
Old 06-14-2005, 10:25 AM   #2
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Yes you can. Open the file /boot/grub/menu.lst, and add the following lines to the end:
Code:
title Windows 98
     rootnoverify (hd0,0)
     makeactive
     chainloader +1
This assumes that Windows is in the first partition of your first hard disk. It almost certainly is unless you moved it at some point.

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