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Old 06-12-2008, 01:13 PM   #1
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Red face Blue screen in Windows XP after booting

I got my Windows XP and Ubuntu hard drives both booting from the grub menu now. However, when I boot Windows, after about a minute on the system, I get a blue screen error and I have to restart. Is this a common problem and does anyone know of a fix?
Old 06-12-2008, 01:22 PM   #2
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It is a proprietary feature of Windows that has nothing to do with Ubuntu or Grub


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If you're able to get into Windows, then it has nothing to do with grub.
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Not a common problem. If the two are on separate drives, then it's unlikely that GRUB has anything to do with it. GRUB is only responsible for booting XP, which appears to go well. Did you do anything else to the XP partition, such as resizing it?
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You might need to be more specific about the blue screen error. Is this the same setup from the previous thread?
Old 06-12-2008, 05:05 PM   #6
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i had this problem.. whenever i select windows, it'll go blue scree saying tht "memory dump" or something like tht. i tried reinstalling linux 2 or 3 time then gave up. 2day i installed fedora 9 & there was no problem.
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Ok, I am doing research with Ubuntu mainly to utilize the 64 bit processor I have and the extra ram. If i were to switch to fedora 9 is there a 64 bit version of that? I am using a program called IDL with another program called blob3D. I just don't want to keep having to open up my chassis everytime I want to switch operating systems.
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Yes, there is a 64 bit version


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