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Unable to boot since removing Linux

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by johntren, Feb 16, 2003.

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  1. johntren

    johntren Thread Starter

    Feb 16, 2003
    I have my hard disk partitioned as follows C: Fat32 Windows2000 plus other applications, D: Fat32 My Data, (documents etc) and E: linux. As I have not been using Linux I formatted the linux partition as fat32(formatted it through windows). I thought the boot loader, grub was loacated on the MBR (now i am not sure) and would not effect my windows partions, It has: When my PC boots now I will get a screen that has the word grub and a cursor. I have the c: partition set as active. How can I fix this???
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
    You can boot from the W2K CD and do a FIXBOOT to repair the boot files. There is also a nifty little utility called BOOTPART that I use to configure multiple boot configurations and to fix this problem, but it only works if your boot drive is FAT formatted.
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