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hi everyone -first of all i have dual boot (win2k & mdk) -i've deleted linux partition from windows disk management and then reinstalled a fresh copy of linux but this ...
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    two boot loaders


    hi everyone
    -first of all i have dual boot (win2k & mdk)
    -i've deleted linux partition from windows disk management and then
    reinstalled a fresh copy of linux but this time i placed the bootloader in
    linux partition instead of the primary partition (win partition) .
    - now bootloader prompts me to choose win or linux but linux doesn't start
    - when i've tried to use rescue mode to restore bootloader i found 2
    bootloaders the first at primary partition hda (the old one) and the
    second is hd10 (the new )

    - how can i delete the old or switch to the new bootload ?thanks

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    An easy way to remove boot-loader is that get an old DOS boot floppy, boot up with it, enter the command "fdisk /mbr" which would remove the boot loader from your primary boot disk.

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    Go to www.bootdisk.com for boot disks.

    Do what swemic said to do.

    Then you will need to get your bootloader on to the MBR.
    See Nerderello's Grub tutorial in the Linux Tutorials>General tutorials section.

    Unless you want to use ntldr to boot Linux. Search this site for "booting and ntldr"

    Having Grub on hda10 will not boot your OS.
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    Windows Recovery Console => fixmbr
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