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Hey, I was dualbooting SuSe and WinXP home and didnt have any problems. I recently got a virus, and decided to reinstall windows xp. First I used partition magic and ...
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    grub issues


    Hey,
    I was dualbooting SuSe and WinXP home and didnt have any problems. I recently got a virus, and decided to reinstall windows xp. First I used partition magic and deleted the suse partition and combined the unallocated space with the existing ntfs windows partition. i then ran the winxp install disk, and now when my computer boots up, it just loads grub. i.e.
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    grub>

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    How can I boot windows from this command line style grub, or bypass it and get back to windows. According the my computers setup menu (when i press F2 at the bios loading), the cd drive isnt there. Any ideas and prompt response would be greatly appreciated.

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    Huh?! Since when did the WinXP installation program not overwrite the MBR?
    Anyhow, you can boot Windows from GRUB, but you'll need to know what partition it is on. Do you have any other partitions?
    You can always try this:
    Code:
    chainloader (hd0,0)+1
    boot

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