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Old 10-11-2007, 05:30 AM   #1
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system booting problem with xp

Dear friends,
Today i face new problem.that is i have installed redhat9.0.
after installation linux gui is not,i boot with winxp removed linux partitions.after that i am trying to boot but "grub>" is coming.system can't boot with windows xp.but all windows files partitions are there.any one can help regarding in this issue.

Thanking you all,
N.srinivas Reddy

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Old 10-11-2007, 06:42 AM   #2
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First let me try and outline what you did:

1. Windows was preinstalled
2. Installed Redhat
3. Removed Redhat
4. Now getting the "grub>" when you boot?

If that is correct you need to fix your Master Boot Record.

The best way to do it would be to find a Windows XP installation CD and boot with that. I believe there is an option to fix the master boot record. Sorry I can't remember exactly. Google is your friend also!


Old 10-11-2007, 07:09 AM   #3
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Task B1 or B2 in the last link of my signature refers. Take your pick.

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