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    Linux does not boot

    I've got win xp in one partition and Suse 9.1 in another, but ever since I installed suse, my win xp does not work. I've tried to config Grub, but it still doesen't work. My linux does not recognize the NTFS partition. How can I make my win xp work again???

    This was one question. Mine is:


    I got the exact problem only reverse. I had Windows XP on it. But it didn't work so I installed Linux Suse 9.1 on the other partition. So now everything was working fine so I installed Windows XP over the one that didn't work. Now Windows is working fine but I can't reache Linux.

    At first there always came a menu when I started my comp up. I could choose between Linux and Windows.

    Now the comp goes straight to Windows.

    How can I reach Linux??

    Thanks for the help.


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    i dont remember the answer, but this is a common problem, i know there were at least 3 threads on it already solving it, try searching the forum and using google.
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    Sounds as if Windows has overwritten the MBR with it's own bootloader. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think you should reinstall GRUB by booting your computer with the installation CD and entering the Recovery mode.. Install GRUB from there, and everything should be fine.

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