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Old 01-18-2005, 08:57 AM   #1
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Newbie: Reinstalled windows, can't boot Fedora

I have a simple problem. I had a dual boot Fedora Core 3 and Windows (both on seperate drive, with Windows being on primary). Now I had to reinstall Windows XP and it has written over the boot application GRUB. How do I bring GRUB back?
Old 01-18-2005, 11:17 AM   #2
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It's been a while since I had to do this, so I'm a bit rusty on the details, but here goes...
You need to re-install grub. Bood of your Fedora CD (or DVD as the case may be) and get to a text prompt. It should be an option like "Rescue Console" or "Text Console" or some such. Once there, it should be as simple as typing "grub-install /dev/hda", or whatever hard drive you installed to.

Good luck.

- Stephen
Old 05-23-2006, 06:07 AM   #3
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i had the same problem, this is what i used to solve it : grub>root (hd0,0)
grub>setup (hd0)
when i rebooted everything was ok


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