repair win xp

steve sfreilly at
Sat Jan 3 23:34:54 UTC 2009

John Heinen wrote:
> Matthew Flaschen wrote:
>> John Heinen wrote:
>>> Wind xp crashed.Tried to restart with win xp disk but machine want to
>>> start ubuntu
>> Are you sure the machine's BIOS is set to boot first from CD?
>> Matt Flaschen
> Yes as strange as it may be, ubuntu's grub takes over execpt if I use
> another linux cd for example linux mint then it will start mint linmux
> but a win xp cd is plainly ignored?
does the xp disc boot on any other computer?  xp sounds like a bad cd to
me, if you can get other cd's to boot on the same computer OR, its not
an install cd.

Steve Reilly
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