Please Help!

Brent brent-hughes at shaw.ca
Tue Mar 31 18:18:12 UTC 2009


Alternatively you could fire up a live cd to give Gparted a chance to 
look at the drive. If you see a Linux and Swap partition then go ahead 
and reinstall Grub. If not, well you have the disc already running so go 
back to the desktop and choose INSTALL, hth,

Brent

Brent wrote:
> Of course your can try, but past painful experience has taught me that 
> when Windows installs it wipes the drive. Note that during any Windows 
> install there is no partition option given as is the case with a Linux 
> install. It just blindly goes ahead and installs itself regardless of 
> who you want it to play with.
> Brent
>
> Joel Goguen wrote:
>> Hold up, a full reinstall may not be necessary.  Try reinstalling GRUB 
>> as already suggested, a reinstall isn't needed if that succeeds and 
>> finds your Ubuntu installation.
>>
>> On 09-03-31 02:49 PM, Brent wrote:
>>   
>>> Typically, Windows takes over the entire hard drive when it installs so
>>> I believe you have lost your Ubuntu partition. Reinstall Ubuntu but say
>>> good bye to any data you may have had on that partition. Rinstallation
>>> will allow a new Linux partition and reloads grub for your , now. dual
>>> boot system.
>>>
>>> Brent
>>>
>>> Jentry Jibben wrote:
>>>     
>>>> Quick question. i am not ture if this is the right channel to go
>>>> through, but what ever.
>>>>
>>>> i have recently needed to reinstall windows on my computer. and
>>>> previously i had dual booting both ubuntu and windows. now my loading
>>>> screen is gone. and i cannot reach unbuntu!!!
>>>>
>>>> Is there a hot key that i press when the start up is loading???
>>>>
>>>> how do i get unbuntu back???
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>       
>>>     
>>
>>
>>   
>

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