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Old 01-18-2007, 09:10 PM   #1
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lost my windows...

i installed ubuntu and now at the time of booting i m not getting option to select from ubuntu or windows so i wanted to ask that what should i do now to edit the boot loader config so that i get the option to select from the two....
Old 01-18-2007, 09:25 PM   #2
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What is your partition table like? Type 'fdisk -l' in the terminal and paste the output here.
You'll need to edit /boot/grub/menu.lst. Go to the command line and type:
sudo nano -w /boot/grub/menu.lst
Down towards the bottom past the 'defaults' section you'll need to add something like this:
title Windows
root (hd0,0)
chainloader +1
Where it says "root (hd0,0)" you'll need to edit it to reflect the location of your Windows partition. If you post the fdisk output here, someone can help you with that.


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