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Old 10-09-2003, 04:53 PM   #1
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Windows ate my bootloader

I am using a bootloader to use both Windows and Linux on the same comp. However, I was forced to reinstall Windows, and it ate my bootloader! How can I get my bootloader back?
Old 10-09-2003, 05:00 PM   #2
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You can do it if you have Linux bootdisk or installation cd. Which distro do you have (installation cd in rescue mode works differently in different distros)?
Old 10-09-2003, 05:03 PM   #3
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Mandrake ISO.
Old 10-09-2003, 05:45 PM   #4
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Just stick the CD in and boot with it. If I remember correctly after answering endless questions about mice/keyboards/etc there is the section for (re)installing lilo/grub and if I remember correctly if auto detects all bootable partitions so its dead easy
Old 10-10-2003, 06:10 AM   #5
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ThanksI I'll try that.


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