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Old 07-11-2005, 09:22 AM   #1
Aziz
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Exclamation GRUB Does not load (Lack of space)


Hello all,

I have two hard driver. C and G, C has windows on it, G has nothing but backup. G used to have fedora installed on it, but after formating it, it has nothing but the computer still loads in GRUB, in which I have to manually load windows.

Yesterday night I consumped all of the G drive space, now grub freezes on GRUB screen whenever loading. Now, isnt the grub suppose to be inside of the C drive (since I formated the G drive before, via windows).

I appreciate any help or questions on how to remove the GRUB screen or how would I go and access the G drive to delete things I do not use.

I tried to access the drive via live cd ,but gives me read only drive error..

Thanks alot,
Aziz
 
Old 07-11-2005, 09:47 AM   #2
PTrenholme
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Since you're no longer running Linux, why not just let Windows fix the problem?

I.e., Boot into Windows, and -- from the Windows command prompt -- do either a "fixmbr" or "fdisk /mbr." (Note that both those are from memory, and may be wrong. The "fixmbr" was, I think, only available from the NT and XP "Repair" command console.)
 
  


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