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    To deal with the problem of Windows installation wiping out your
bootloader, see
http://linux.techteam.gr/docs/mandrake/10/starter/troubleshooting-filesystem.html
It says how you can reinstall grub or, alternatively, how you can save a
copy of the boot sector and later restore it.

Steven Yellin

On Mon, 7 Nov 2005, kumar gaurav wrote:

> There is a problem in this case when my Windows get corrupt and I install a
> fresh version of Windows then bootloader disapperas.What should I do to
> overcome this problem?
>
> On 11/6/05, akonstam@xxxxxxxxxxx <akonstam@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > On Sun, Nov 06, 2005 at 07:29:01PM +0530, kumar gaurav wrote:
> > > What is best?
> > >
> > > 1.First to load Windows and then Linux and keep the boot loader in
> > Windows
> > > Partition
> > > 2.First to load Windows and then Linux and keep the boot loader in Linux
> > > Partition
> > > 3.First to load Linux and then Windows(In this case there is problem
> > that
> > > Windows want C: drive formatted in Fat or NTFS
> > There is a slight misunderstanding revealed in your message. The boot
> > loader should always be put in block 0 of the disk which is not in
> > any partition. Understanding that the best thing is procedure 1.
> > -------------------------------------------
> > Aaron Konstam
> > Computer Science
> > Trinity University
> > telephone: (210)-999-7484
> >
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