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booting issues booting windows XP after installing ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my system, Windows XP won't boot any more. Ubuntu starts ok however. When starting Windows in the Grub menu, it give's an error: ERROR: UNKNOWN FILESYSTEM. GRUB ...
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Corrupted HD recovery, non-PAE machine

I was trying to fix a corrupt hard drive I was given information on trying to recover the files on a failed drive by getting ubuntu and looking around. My laptop is awaiting a new drive so I only ...
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WinXP isnt on the boot screen

I tried to boot into Windows XP and noticed that it wasn't in the boot menu. Any suggestions on how to fix it?
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Windows doesn't boot after installing Ubuntu. Returns to Grub menu

I'm new to Ubuntu 12.04. I installed Windows XP (sp3) first, then Ubuntu alongside. Ubuntu boots well but when I choose Win XP from the boot menu it goes to a black screen and then returns to the boot ...
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Bring Windows XP to the last option instead of first option

Is there any way to install XP after installing Lubuntu 13.10 and bringing Ubuntu to the first position in the Grub menu as I am using XP only for my School Work and I am using Ubuntu for all my work. ...
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GRUB rescue shows up after reinstalling Ubuntu [duplicate]

After reinstalling ubuntu at startup GRUB rescue is shown with error: unknown filesystem. what am I supposed to do? I have had dual boot with winXP and now I cannot access even that.
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Number of OS can be install on the Harddisk

I installed Ubuntu, Windows 7 and Windows XP, in three different partitions and after I install Grub loadder, I am getting only two(ubuntu and Windows XP) entries in the grub menu, there is no option ...
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Dual boot(ubuntu/XP) error:no video mode activated

I can boot ubuntu without issue, though I can't boot up XP(which I had initially, with empty partitions). I get blank screen when doing reboot for installing ubuntu and need to hit enter to restart, ...
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How to boot Windows XP directly via grub2 if Windows 7 has been installed?

I've been dual booting between Ubuntu and Windows XP. I recently installed Windows 7 in a spare partition, and now the only the entries I get in Grub are Ubuntu and Windows 7. After selecting Windows ...
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How to Re-Add Windows XP to grub menu after Ubuntu 11.10 Re-install

Basically, I messed up my partitions and decided to do a full re-install of both Windows XP and Ubuntu 11.10 (I know that 11.10 is outdated, but I was planning to do an update to 12.04 as soon as I ...
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Refresh install on dual boot system - Grub2 question

How does grub2 work on existing dual boots? On a 2 disk system, with a dual boot with windows, I want to do a new install of 13.04 to refresh the current one. In the install, if I put a grub2 boot ...
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How to get a 13.04 repair install on a dual boot system - Grub problem

I tried to upgrade 12.10 to 13.04 and now have a dead system. The best way forward seems to be a repair install from the 13.04 live CD. Here is my setup: A homebuilt desktop PC: AMD X3 425 CPU, 4 GB ...
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unable to dualboot win XP with Ubuntu 13.04 on Asus Zenbook UX32a

I recently bought an Asus Zenbook UX32A. Now I'm trying to dualboot it with XP and Ubuntu 13.04. Both OS's seem to have installed correctly but I just can't boot into grub to let me choose wich OS I ...
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GRUB not working MBR broken

I have a laptop with Windows XP Professional SP3 on it, later on i dual-booted the machine with ubuntu 13.04. I used a program call AOMEI partition assistant for the partitioning. Windows 8.1 preview ...
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USB device is not working after grub installation

Pendrive is not working after grub installation. It is working in Windows XP in the same PC.
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Grub> Command Prompt

to I installed Ubuntu 12.10 using Wubi.exe directly from fromubuntu.com. When I restarted the machine, I got the Grub> command prompt instead of the Graphical User Interface (GUI) screen. I am not ...
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Installing Ubuntu help

I have a PC with 2 HDDs, and want to install Ubuntu 13.04 . Unfortunately, my active partition is not on my Windows XP partition. I assume my drive list when boot from LiveUSB similar like this: ...
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update-grub doesn't detects my XP instalation [closed]

I installed Windows XP, and I was missing GRUB. Booted to Ubuntu with a GRUB recovery disc.(I doesn't know it's name) Then, I ran sudo update-grub and this is the output: ...
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How to dual-boot Windows XP & Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to boot Windows 7 after Grub overwrote the Windows bootsector When I install Ubuntu 12.04 along side Windows XP, I encountered a choice for "Device for boot ...
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cannot view Windows XP in boot menu

I have windows Xp and Win 7 and ubuntu 12 installed in different partitions. but i am able to boot to ubuntu and windows 7 but cannot see windows XP partions in boot menu. please help me to add it in ...
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1answer
204 views

How can I fix my dual-boot machine that now fails to load Windows?

My start-up process: Start computer loads bios loads grub- now i can essentially make two choices load Ubuntu or load windows xp I choose to load Ubuntu and everything is fine I choose to load ...
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1answer
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What's wrong with my grub configuration?

I have one hard drive with 2 partitions. I had Windows XP and Windows Seven installed. I've deleted Seven partition and installed Ubuntu 11.10 on it. But when I turn on the computer and the grub menu ...
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Can I make grub not show up despite multiple OS being present and continue directly to boot the default one?

Okay here is the situation - I have 1.Ubuntu (default) 2.Windows XP. I use XP only for android rooting and stuff and thus do not need it 90% of times. Now what I want should happen is, Grub ...
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Ubuntu GRUBproblems SATA & IDE

I am not really very up on how all these things work but I need some help. I just bought a new PC with a NVIDIA 2GB grafix card so I can play my strategy games. Priviously I ran Ubuntu and XP side by ...
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Grub cannot boot after resizing windows XP (NTFS) partition. What is to be done? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Repair Grub while dual booting ( win7 / ubuntu 11.10) I had installed Lubuntu on a PC with Windows XP and used dual boot for some time with no problems. Since I ...
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Reboot from windows causes infinte reboot cycle - from Ubuntu it's fine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: GRUB boot into Windows 7 breaks GRUB and makes system unbootable I installed Ubuntu on a laptop with custom Windows XP installed. It reboots fine and launches Ubuntu and ...
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How to boot Windows XP (no GRUB menu is shown)?

I installed ubuntu 12.04 alongwith with Windows XP. But the system directly boots Ubuntu without giving grub selection menu. I opened a terminal up (ctrl-alt-t) and typed in the following: sudo ...
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4answers
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Triple boot vista xp ubuntu

My partition table is pretty messed up from install/uninstall os and what I want to do now is to clear that and have vista/xp/ubuntu 12.04 on the same hard drive. I have create a new partition for xp ...
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3answers
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How to fix Ubuntu 12.04 boot, using Windows XP?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 from USB. Now there is no option to choose Linux or Windows, because the boot-loader is missing. Can I repair this using Windows XP, without using Ubuntu or a virtual ...
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866 views

install xp along ubuntu 11.10

how to install xp along side of Ubuntu 11.10? I'm not sure of how to take backup of GRUB. I want to restore the menu after installing xp to restore my ubuntu. any ideas are appreciated.
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Grub not being displayed so unable to select OS - dualboot always loading Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to always show the menu in GRUB2? I have just completed installing Ubuntu 11.10 onto an old laptop (IBM T40) which had Windows XP already installed on it. Ubuntu ...
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3answers
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How to fix GRUB default booting Windows XP instead of Ubuntu?

I've been reading a lot the last 2 weeks, but never found a working solution for my dual boot system. Tried boot manager, this solves the automatic time setting. Tried editing grub cfg by hand, ...
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754 views

Windows Safe Mode in Grub Menu

Is it possible to place Windows Safe Mode into the Grub menu? If so, what is the script for it? (I am currently running Windows XP and Ubuntu 11.10. I also have the Grub Customizer installed.)
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Missing Windows XP in boot selection

I'm actually having problems to boot back to my windows XP after setting the Ubuntu as default.I was using Ubuntu Startup Manager to change the default boot and also Windows XP setting on startup ...
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782 views

How to add WinXP partition in grub

I have 2 hardisks: one of 40GB with 2 installations of Windows XP (one in FAT and another NTFS), and another hardisk of 200GB with a BackTrack installation, Ubuntu installation and a NTFS partition. ...
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1answer
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Cannot Boot Win XP or Ubuntu from hard drive - get Input Not Supported

1) Downloaded 11.10 ISO file to Dell XP Workstation 2) Made bootable USB using Pendrivelinux 3) Installed to harddrive using option 1 (Install along side Windows) 4) Rebooted when instructed 5) ...
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GParted shows “unallocated” on my sda drive (parallel boot with Win XP)

This question is similar to others, but none of the answers was conclusive for my case. I have Windows XP installed on my laptop by default and later on I installed ubuntu 10.10. Grub2 is my ...
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Grub loader problem

I recently updated my Wubi install form 10.10 to 11.04. This had problems, so I finally took the plunge and gave Ubuntu its own partition. It all seemed to go very well (I even got a purple bootscreen ...
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Grub. Dual Boot Windows XP and Lubuntu

I know there are several posts on this already, but I am unable to figure out how to fix my boot loader by reading the forums. I have tried both GRUB and GRUB2 and have been unable to successfully ...
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Purging unused Ubuntu partition

I installed Ubuntu, on my work PC, a couple a years ago(2007?) on a separate partition. Typical setup that comes with the installation CD. The primary partition has WinXP. Due to new policies (and ...
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Can't boot into Ubuntu after installing Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) Recently I reinstalled Windows XP on my laptop which also have Ubuntu 9.10 installed, but after ...
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Lost /boot partition

Recently I installed Windows XP on my machine where I had only Ubuntu. The problem is that I had my /boot on a separate, 200 Mb partition at beginning of the hard-disk (the leftmost). Installing ...