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Linuxhelp _ Technical Support _ no more boot selection

Posted by: Spellbound19 May 9 2008, 10:27 AM

After installing windows XP pro sp2 (For an online game) it deleted the boot selection screen and now my computer automatically boots to windows. I have Freespire 2.0.8, the new one on my primary partition. I used a live cd to check to see if maybe my files had been formatted over but they still exist. The only thing im missing is my boot selection screen. I have a really old foxconn winfast motherboard but I would truly appreciate some help.

Posted by: michaelk May 9 2008, 02:15 PM

Yes, windows will overwrite the master boot record but it can be repaired by booting up the linspire installed and selecting rescue mode. There should be something about reinstalling grub.

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