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Old 02-06-2004, 11:50 PM   #1
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bootloader won't load on boot


i have windows xp installed first. then i just installed mandrake 9.2, installed bootloader in MBR, but everytime i keep getting into windows. help please!
 
Old 02-07-2004, 12:03 AM   #2
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you might be able to use one of the mandrake discs as a boot disk, put in the 1st one and try it
 
Old 02-07-2004, 12:06 AM   #3
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how do i boot it with the install cd?
 
Old 02-07-2004, 01:36 AM   #4
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just put in the first cd and boot the computer, then it should have some sort of rescue option that you can select
 
Old 02-07-2004, 01:43 AM   #5
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sorry about hijacking, but how do i make a boot disk? a friend made the one when i had redhat....
 
  


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