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post Jun 10 2011, 12:55 PM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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OK I am going to start by saying I'm not familiar with Linux at all but need some help with an XP/Fedora dual boot someone asked me to look at.

The XP install was corrupt and using the install disk to repair didn't fix it so I was forced to install a fresh copy of it.

Doing this removed the option to select which OS to boot to and by default boots XP. How do I get it back to asking which to boot to? Both OS's are on the same drive too if that makes a difference.

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post Jun 13 2011, 01:00 AM
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Its GNU/

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Restoring windows will overwrite the linux bootloader. You can use the Fedora installation CD/DVD to restore grub.
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- JCAnthony   Dual booting help   Jun 10 2011, 12:55 PM
- - michaelk   Restoring windows will overwrite the linux bootloa...   Jun 13 2011, 01:00 AM
- - JCAnthony   Worked great, thanks!   Jun 14 2011, 06:30 AM

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