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Ok, so I boot to XP and remove the ext3 partition and the swap partition from my computer. I reboot. "GRUB loading... Error 22" It just stays there. I've been ...
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    GRUB Removal--No Floppy Drive, No CDROM Drive, USB Drive


    Ok, so I boot to XP and remove the ext3 partition and the swap partition from my computer. I reboot.

    "GRUB loading...

    Error 22"

    It just stays there. I've been reading some threads and the methods posted require a floppy or a CD drive. Due to some incidents, the CD Drive doesn't report to the motherboard and the floppy has no power. My mp3 player is bootable via the BIOS. I've tried extacting a Windows 98 startup disk to it, but to no avail--it still won't boot.

    It seems I'm screwed. Any help?

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    You can pick up a floppy drive for 5$.
    Then you can use a Win98 startup disk.
    Unless this is a laptop.
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    I agree with budman7 and think the cheap floppy drive is your best option.
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    No, you see, I have a floppy drive, but it is getting no power. I've checked the cords and the red, yellow, and orange cord is connected. It just isn't getting power.

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    If you are sure it's a power issue and the power cord has no power, maybe you can find an unused power connector coming from the power supply to try in its place. Once you get the floppy drive going, your GRUB problems should be easily fixed.
    oz

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