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andrea000
February 23rd, 2009, 04:28 AM
i have win xp pro dual boot with ubuntu 8.04 i am needing to reinstall
win xp will that hurt hurt my installed ubuntu 8.04???

Thank you all very much

XOXOXO

markusf21
February 23rd, 2009, 04:48 AM
Yes it will but only temporarily. When you reinstall windows xp you wont be able to boot Ubuntu until you fix grub. You can do that with a live cd.(Unfortunately I have never been able to do it that way) What I usually do is, get a live cd of Super Grub Disk (http://forjamari.linex.org/frs/download.php/1119/super_grub_disk_0.9766.iso). Then boot to that cd and Have it fix grub for you.

andrea000
February 23rd, 2009, 04:59 AM
markusf21


Thank you soo much your my hero

XOXOXO

markusf21
February 23rd, 2009, 05:07 AM
Glad to help

andrea000
February 23rd, 2009, 07:58 AM
markusf21,

If i may ask i was needing to add more space on the ubuntu partition
is there a way to add to the partition i only use windows for itunes
and autocad so i don't need that much space on the windows partition.

:D

XOXOXO

caljohnsmith
February 23rd, 2009, 03:51 PM
If you want to do any repartitioning, I would recommend using "gparted" from your Ubuntu Live CD. You can access it under System > Admin > Partition Editor. If you have any problems, let us know, otherwise let us know how it goes.

andrea000
February 24th, 2009, 01:59 AM
If you want to do any repartitioning, I would recommend using "gparted" from your Ubuntu Live CD. You can access it under System > Admin > Partition Editor. If you have any problems, let us know, otherwise let us know how it goes.



Thank you all i will post back when i get it done

XOXOXO

lbv
February 24th, 2009, 02:39 AM
markusf21


Thank you soo much your my hero

XOXOXO
http://ubuntuforums.org/customavatars/avatar186354_10.gif

You're her knight and shinning armor.

andrea000
February 25th, 2009, 01:38 AM
HA HA HA IBV well yeah quite,smart and always like a rock what every gal wish's for.I am Just having some fun please everyone don't get offended
xoxoxo

andrea000
March 12th, 2009, 07:59 AM
The repartition did not go well i don't know what i did and i am sure i did something wrong as i am just learning linux but i am going all ubuntu now.I had to reinstall everything but it's all done now.

Thank you all
xoxo

raunhar
March 19th, 2009, 08:58 AM
How do i get back Grub if reinstalling Win XP. Ubuntu is 8.10

andrea000
March 19th, 2009, 09:06 AM
How do you get back grub

If your not reinstalling ubuntu and only reinstalling win xp
i thank this program (http://forjamari.linex.org/frs/download.php/1119/super_grub_disk_0.9766.iso) will do it.That program
is what fixed mine.But please dont blame me if
something goes wrong.

good luck