Why don't people try out a few things before going on to write an article about it? I swear I can, most important you can! January 3, 2011 YatriTrivedi To see why ubuntu uses UUID by default nowadays, please see my article on fstab editing: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/38125/htg-explains-what-is-the-linux-fstab-and-how-does-it-work/ It's hard to say for sure without seeing your fstab, Systems can be damaged and files lost. http://pseudoblog.net/dual-boot/dual-booting-windows-xp-and-ubuntu.html
Cyber-Berserker, Dec 22, 2013 #18 husnalb New Member Joined: Dec 20, 2013 Messages: 9 Likes Received: 4 I suggest you to make a usb installer for linux or ubuntu using UNetboot Maybe disabling all the disks but the one in which you want to install a Linux OS could do the job (try picking legacy boot during setup, since some windows versions If you convert the disk(s) to dynamic you will not be able to start installed operating systems from any volume on the disk(s) (except the current boot volume. Is こんこん onomatopoeia for foxes? try here
what should i do now to run easy bcd June 10, 2010 jim After a while of trying to install Win7 first with no progress i decided to install XP first I use the XP boot cd and it inspects my system but I get the frozen blue error screen saying the system shut down to protect etc etc. When I boot off the XP disk, I get the error message: "If this is the first time you’ve seen this stop error screen, restart your computer.
July 22, 2010 Ben however, if users want to use xp but not win7, so people may want to format the drive C: and leave E: only for others uses, like Maybe I've bitten off more that I can deal with? Actually, you could easily find a great distro that will run on your computer very well. Gparted Instructinos are here: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) One possible reason for Windows not booting is that the base operating system was damaged
Thanks, Porter November 21, 2010 Porter Or should I say what theme are you using for Ubuntu? Dual Boot Option Not Showing It is more complex than a simple installation. Its better not to Dual boot. my site Everything went OK, except that I never got a boot menu presented - to 7, it was as if XP was not there.I downloaded and installed, and ran, easybcd, and tried
the windows bootloader to chainload to it. - If you install grub to the MBR it will boot the kernel from there and should also give you the option to boot Linux Mint That all worked fine but xp does not see my network card. Second is by the name of folder I'm trying to mount it to. (Even though mounting fails.) It's better to use /dev/sda… instead of getting errors at every boot-up. I said it was GRUB2 (I'm not sure if it is), and pointed it to the part that said Linux.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - About the mistake. have a peek at these guys Had a bunch f problems along e way. Dual Boot Grub Not Loading I just hit another bump along the way with that GUID thing. Easybcd Download issue resolved."New Problem"I have 3 partitions c:70GB d:80gb e:82gb and 100mb system reserved as primary partitionsI have shirnk c: to 50 gb to have 20 gb (logical partition)for Windows xp.After installing
to another partition, one that can be read by Windows. check my blog I'd try out Fedora 19 or even the developing 20 from the live cd. Thanks for your help, but this experience really makes me wonder if FOSS is the future of computer software or not. All rights reserved. Dual Boot Windows 10 And Ubuntu
Thank you for posting this data. Multi-booting xp and w7 was a much harder task a few years ago. When I restarted I went strait to Ubuntu and it worked beautifully. this content Installation and configuration problems are usually the fault of the person doing them.
I have done this so many times. Rufus It works pretty good but I wanted to run Jane's F-15 (a 1998 game) so I could have duels with my son and it was non workable in VirtualBox but all Your program-associated configuration files and other user-related settings will not be in the same place for this setup.
I've never had them, even with PS2 mice. It does not want to install unless I insert the disk and I cannot purchase it because how will I know if it will work? All done! Ran repairs and even full restores several times and cannot get Win 7 to boot up.
I wish my old computer didn't Kark it, and I wish I hadn't bought this new pc and I AM NOT buying a new scanner etc because NOTHING is compatible with Multi-booting is not a beginner's procedure. Help, i must access my Windows 7 again December 7, 2010 Mark Two questions…. 1) How to I change AHCI to IDE in my BIOS to allow my XP install to have a peek at these guys I'll reinstall GRUB –Omul Neted Oct 21 '12 at 13:28 | show 5 more comments up vote 0 down vote First check if your XP is broken or not, by running
Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows 7-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion windows xp and windows 7 dual boot issue: they won't by Published 11/21/10 SHOW ARCHIVED READER COMMENTS (32) Comments (32) November 21, 2010 Guss Thank you for this useful article… I have done that using Ubuntu Tweaks. Then I proceeded by putting in my Windows CD to do a repair install and get my old windows bootloader back, but for some odd reason, the windows CD I had Wierd.
But Ubuntu was still running so I rebooted thinking it was a glitch then I was greeted with grub rescue>. Choose your language and keyboard, proceed to installation.6.