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Old 12-10-2004, 07:57 AM   #1
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Reinstalling the bootloader

Hello. I had a dual boot with SuSE 9.1 and Windows XP Home Edition. Yesterday, I formatted my C:\ drive and reinstalled Windows. Guess what? The damn thing overwrote the GRUB bootloader, and now I can't get into SuSE 9.1. I could reinstall SuSE, but that'd be annoying. I want to simply reinstall the bootloader. How?

Old 12-10-2004, 08:28 AM   #2
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You should have an option on your Suse install disk to reinstall the bootloader. I don't know exactly how it appears in Suse, but it shouldn't be too hard to find.
Old 12-10-2004, 12:13 PM   #3
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I got it. I booted off the SuSE 9.1 CD and it detected it's own installation. It gave me an option to boot it. Once I was in, I went through YaST and reinstalled the bootloader. Thanks for the suggestion.



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