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Old 06-23-2006, 10:02 PM   #1
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need help uninstalling ubuntu

Ok, so I have a harddrive that I am using for windows xp and I wanted to install Ubunutu. So I installed Ubuntu on a different partition; but, I recently got a new harddrive and I'm going to intall Ubuntu on that so I don't need to have it installed on my first harddrive anymore. My question is when I install it on my second harddrive and it installs grub. Will grub still pick up windows xp from my first harddrive? I am wondering this because I tried to use my partition manager to format my second partition that has Ubuntu on it and I had to restart my computer; but, it corrupted grub where I couldn't even boot up my computer into any OS and I ended up having to hunt down my Ubuntu installation disc. Also if grub will not pick up windows xp from my other harddrive are there any free /good boot managers that I could use for the time being?

Thanks, Rubiks14
Old 06-23-2006, 10:30 PM   #2
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Grub (if installed to the MBR) should pick up Windows from the first drive. I've done this before and seen others do it.
Old 06-23-2006, 11:08 PM   #3
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Thank you. Yeah grub messed up again for some reason so I decided to go ahead and give it a shot without actually knowing . I am thinking it has to do with moving almost everything to a new computer with a different processor. I'll eventually get it all sorted out. I always do. If I don't....I guess I'll stick to Ubuntu and give windows the finger lol.


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