[ubuntu-za] WINDOWS BOOT PROBLEM
scorpking at scorpking.za.org
Tue Apr 13 08:57:00 BST 2010
On 13/04/2010 09:08, vincent wrote:
> I recently loaded 10.04 beta on my system alongside 8.04 and XP. All
> went great for a while and I think its the best version to date.
> However, being beta, its become extremely buggy and constant downloads
> are necessary.
> This is not a problem, but somehow I've now lost the ability to boot XP
> and believe me, this is a problem.
> The error I get after selecting XP at the grub menu is "no module name
> found" Aborting.
> This is a new development as I was able to boot into XP with no problem
> until now.
> I've done re-installs of 10.04 as well as 8.04 a number of time's, all to no avail.
> The partition containing XP is there and all the data is in it, so it hasn't been
> deleted. I just can't access it.
> I'm trying to avoid a re-install of XP, as this would really be starting from the beginning again with windows formatting the hard drive totally.
> Any help or suggestions will be appreciated.
The problems seems to be with GRUB. I don't thing reinstalling or
repairing Windows will fix the problem. Try repairing GRUB or use
another boot loader. Take a look at this link -
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