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  1. #11
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    OK but do start a new thread if you can't find the answer anywhere else
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  2. #12
    Quote Originally Posted by mariana.malta
    I can't

    I tried the FIXMBR and Fixboot with the windows repair CD and now I can't access ANYTHING at all.
    Not even through koppix. I can't mount the hard disk!

    I think I am going to start all over again (window$ install, after that Edubuntu..) for the 3rd time and come back when I have the problems and can post the files you ask.

    thank you!
    you can get grub back on following
    To be honest, this may have the same answer as the above part of this thread.

    also what does the error say?
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  3. #13
    the reason why I couldn't access my windows partition was because of the boot.ini file from which windows loads itself

    it looked like this:

    [boot loader]
    default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOW S
    [operating systems]
    multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Micro soft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect

    and, by coincidence I found out that it had to be "partition(2)" in line 3 and in the last line thus making this:

    [boot loader]
    default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOW S
    [operating systems]
    multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Micro soft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect
    I also put the GRUB loader on a floppy disk (I don't know what site I read that, but it showed up in google pretty quick) and then fixed the MBR with the windows bootup thingy That's about all I did

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