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Old 06-03-2010, 09:14 AM   #1
wiltonsmith
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Angry I can't boot windows xp after installing ubuntu 10.04!!!


I tried deleting the partition where ubuntu was installed using the boot cd and going into its demo mode of ubuntu. I thought this would delete Grub but i was wrong so now grub cant find the partition ..I would like to believe if I were to delete grub off the system I could boot windows xp.
what should I do?
 
Old 06-03-2010, 11:07 AM   #2
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delete windows partition and install ubuntu from CD
 
Old 06-03-2010, 11:09 AM   #3
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Old 06-05-2010, 03:06 AM   #4
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delete windows partition and install ubuntu from CD
Wrong solution, the OP clearly states he wants to boot windows XP.

You need to boot from the windows CD and do a repair from it. That will write a new MBR on the drive.

Tom
 
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