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Old 10-25-2011, 10:47 PM   #1
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GAG Deleted GRUB


Ok so I installed GAG thinking "Oh it just another of my collection of ten bootloader/mangers to add to the list" But I realized that it couldn't recognize Linux so I uninstalled it. But the uninstaller beat GRUB to death and restores Win's MBR. How would I fix this FROM WINDOWS (xp)
Edit: I have accsess to the kubuntu and ubuntu live CDs.
Distro that's GRUB got overwritten: Kubuntu

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Old 10-25-2011, 10:49 PM   #2
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You could try:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/grub4dos/
 
Old 10-25-2011, 11:00 PM   #3
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I think I seen that before... Wait it was NTFS4DOS. Umm. THANKS
 
Old 10-25-2011, 11:20 PM   #4
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This tutorial will tell how to restore grub from ubuntu cds
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2#reinstall grub2
The information your lookin for is near the bottom of the page
 
Old 10-25-2011, 11:27 PM   #5
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Hanks the GRUB4DOS just brought up a list of bootloaders for different win distros....
 
Old 10-25-2011, 11:43 PM   #6
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Ok I have diceded onsomethig else: is there an easy way to just wipe the partion Linux is currently on and re install it. I installed it literally yesterday and haven't done anything so this is an easy rout. The fix boot thing would of helped but I don't have internet...
Using: Kubuntu Full install
 
Old 10-26-2011, 12:26 AM   #7
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reinstall of grub to the mbr doesn't require an internet connection. From the live cd either try the boot-repair or chroot into your system to repair grub.
 
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I don't have any CDs left (I wasted them all on Linux distros trying to dicied on one and for the programs I make) so the other option is SUDO APT-GET which uses Internet. I should probably reinstall it anyway as I cut the surge protector during the installation when it got to languieg packs... My speakers fell behind my computer... Wow... Why does hardware hate me?
Edit: Sorry but where is that boot repair thing?

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Old 10-26-2011, 12:39 PM   #9
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you should be able to restore grub using the kubuntu or ubuntu live cds that you have access to. boot repair is suppose to be on the cd's also but not sure
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Edit: I have accsess to the kubuntu and ubuntu live CDs

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