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Old 04-27-2003, 04:09 AM   #1
farhanali
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reinstalled windows, boot data erased, now what


hi

this may sound stupid, but i had to reinstalll my windows, and by reinstalling it , i erased the boot data... now the system directly boots to windows, no lilo in between.

the question is ... can reinstall the lilo boot data without using rescue disk? ... i think there should be a way to just install the boot data

thanks in advance
 
Old 04-27-2003, 04:27 AM   #2
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Not really ... not easily.
But what's the problem with using
a rescue/boot disk? :)

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Old 04-27-2003, 08:06 AM   #3
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Yeah, if you not_so_intelligently_but_so_much_brave didn't got your rescue disk done at installation time, you can still have it done from windows, by looking inside your 1st linux CD.
(makeboot.bat or bootdisks or whatever)
 
Old 04-27-2003, 02:13 PM   #4
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Cool

thanks guys... its now working fine...

Farhan Ali
 
  


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