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Old 12-29-2008, 12:34 AM   #1
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Unhappy Dual boot problem-windows xp nd ubuntu

Earlier i was using both ubuntu nd xp.but due to some problem in xp i formatted only xp is running nd ubunto has gone,but ubuntu still hav space on my disk.could u plz tell me d complete procedure how to get ubuntu ranning simultaneously with xp....
Old 12-29-2008, 12:52 AM   #2
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Boot the Ubuntu live CD and get to a command prompt. Type: sudo fdisk -l to see what is your Ubuntu boot/root partition. If it is /dev/sda2 (the second partition on the first drive), type the four commands below to open a grub session and reinstall grub in the MBR of the first hard drive set to boot in the bios:
sudo grub
root (hd0,1)
setup (hd0)
Shutdown the live CD session, remove it from the optical drive and reboot the computer, you should be able to get a menu with both XP and Ubuntu.


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