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Old 04-04-2004, 11:28 PM   #1
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Exclamation Lindows Fubar'd My Computer

Hi there,

I recently installed Lindows onto my FAT32 empty partition (D and then after evaluating I wanted to remove it so I went into the XP recovery console and found that my windows was now on D: (was on C: prior to Lindows install).

I then ran fixmbr and fixboot hoping I could boot into XP but now I can not as it can not find my XP on C:.

Has anyone experienced a similar issue with Lindows changing itself to the primary partition and then messing up their computer setup?


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Old 04-05-2004, 12:17 AM   #2
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Yeah, I have heard of this (member Thymox) had a similar nightmare. The final answer may be to format the C drive - if you can without sacrificing any irreplaceable data
Old 04-05-2004, 01:05 AM   #3
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Well I know that is a last resort I am just hoping that someone knows of a way to reverse it as it must be possible if it can go one way or another.

I find it amusing that Lindows states that it doesn't do what MS does in the respect of taking over your computer but heck this is what Lindows has done to my machine.

Nice in a way to know that I'm not alone even though I feel bad for Thymox.


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