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Well I Installed the Fedora 8 OS and was very happy about it.But My "Windows" crashed with virus.I decided to re-install windows.But the windows default bootloader seems to have overwritten ...
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    Installing Windows after Linux


    Well I Installed the Fedora 8 OS and was very happy about it.But My "Windows" crashed with virus.I decided to re-install windows.But the windows default bootloader seems to have overwritten my Linux GRUB.So I can boot only to Windows.I know my Fedora is still there cause when I tried to Re-install it it says A newer version of Kernel has been detected.No update necessary.
    Is there anyway I can getback My Fedora without loosing any data? How to avoid this in Future If I have to re-install Windows?

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    Hi and Welcome !

    Boot up in Rescue Mode through Fedora Installation CD/DVD. It will drop you at shell prompt.
    Execute this
    Code:
    chroot /mnt/sysimage
    grub-install /dev/sda
    exit
    exit
    Machine will reboot and GRUB Menu will appear again.
    There is no way to keep GRUB intact. You have to re-install after every Windows Re-install or fixing.
    It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
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    Thanks a lot devils_casper.That worked.

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    Glad to help you.
    Do start a new thread if you have any other query.
    It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
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