I installed Precise on my friend's computer to use it, but it automatically boots into Precise. He has Xp and wants it to boot into Xp automatically.
How can I set Windows Xp to be the primary boot operating system?
You have to edit the grub.cfg located at /boot/grub. Change the order OS menu entries in the file.
You can even set time out before the OS is chosen automatically.
Go through this https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2/CustomMenus
Be very careful while editing grub.cfg
As a follow up to LiveWireBT you need to set GRUB_DEFAULT=0 to GRUB_DEFAULT=[order in grub menu that the xp item apears]
You can do this by editing
You can change the value for
after you have made the changes, press CTRL+O to save and CTRL+X to leave. Then run
I recommend the last option, it's the least annoying option in most cases, unless you boot into another OS each time you reboot.