[ubuntu-us-in] May I ask your adice and assistance???

Robert Martz robert at martz.us
Tue Aug 5 02:25:01 BST 2008

I read real quick, but thought he said he used Wubi then installed as 
dual boot. Can't remember right now and too lazy to look it up. :-)

Simsn Ruiz wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 3, 2008 at 11:33 PM, Robert Martz <robert at martz.us> wrote:
>> If you were running a dual boot, then uninstalled Ubuntu, you will have to
>> recreate the MBR (Master Boot Record). I had to do the same for mine. Basic
>> steps to recreate the MBR in XP is:
>> Boot with the Win XP CD
>> Hit R for repair when the Windows Setup starts up.
>> Select the WIndows install most likely c:/Windows
>> When you get a DOS prompt, type FIXMBR.
>> Reboot.
> Robert,
> Quite right, in a normal dual-boot situation. :-)
> I believe that John means he installed it using the Windows Ubuntu
> Installer (Wubi), though, from him saying he installed Ubuntu "as a
> program within Windows". As I understand it, this install Ubuntu
> directly under the Windows partition, and modifies Windows' own
> bootloader, rather than installing GRUB into the MBR the way a "real"
> install does.
> Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your point of view ;-) ),
> I have almost 0 experience with the Wubi Installer, so I can only
> point him to the Wubi guide.
> Simsn
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