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I have experimented with Linux one computer didn't agree with it another did and it's awesome, the one it didn't agree with and I'm trying to reinstall WinXP but the ...
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    Changing Bootload Setting???


    I have experimented with Linux one computer didn't agree with it another did and it's awesome, the one it didn't agree with and I'm trying to reinstall WinXP but the Grub Loader is haveing an Error 17 and Im not even getting out of the POST phase of boot up. So I can't install it. any help would be greatful, thanks much.

    Jeff [Smith]
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    use a windows boot disk or floppy and run:

    fdisk /mbr

    that will clear GRUB from the mbr and allow you to reinstall WinXP

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    Talking Thanks A Whole Lot!

    Hey-

    Thanks a whole lot put it in didn't do anything restarted the PC and bam, started installing windows. Thank you very much MBR totally slipped my mind.

    Jeff [Smith]
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